WANTED: Shot Blaster Operator

American Concrete Co. (ACC), a division of Hamilton Construction Co., is looking for a Shot Blaster Operator.  American Concrete has been in business since 1982 and is reputable, respected and licensed in all Western States.  We supply our crew with an equipment yard, well-maintained equipment, office, a safe work environment, and technical training and support. You will be joining a great group of people who make the work fun.

A Shot Blasting Operator requires skills operating roadway equipment including safety awareness, mechanical, production and independent management skills.  An Operator works independently with variety of contractors, environments, and schedules.  Problem solving, customer service and attention to details are critical factors in this position.

Work is largely outdoors in all weather conditions, generally roadways. This work also involves lifting and manual labor. We work with good customers, both public and private owners.  Work may require weekends and travel, but you will have the opportunity to see a lot of the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

You must have a valid driver license (with a driving record acceptable by the company insurance carrier) and must have or obtain a valid commercial driver license (CDL) within sixty days of hire date to retain employment. Employee will be subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable-suspicion, post-accident, follow up, and return-to-duty drug and alcohol testing.


This position primarily operates shot blasting equipment as part of highway preparation for surface overlays and road surface repairs. Responsibilities include adjusting and setting surface deviation rates and calculating production rates and times.

 You will be responsible for the following: Surface preparation (abrasive blasting, hand/power tool),

  • Operation and maintenance of equipment,
  • Access, containment, systems, & safety equipment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ability to climb and complete some work on ladders
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours a day
  • Ability to lift material up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment such as respirator, gloves, etc.
  • Ability to properly use and care for assigned tools and equipment
  • Ability to adhere to standards and perform a quality job in a safe manner within an acceptable time.
  • Ability to work any shift.

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Must have relative applicable experience
  • CDL licensed with airbrake endorsement

However, no specific education level required, just a good attitude and willingness to work.


This is a full time position, offering a highly competitive compensation package; busy summer season offers opportunity to earn overtime

$17-$35+/hr. including Health Insurance, HRA, Employee Assistance and Retirement Plans and minimum guaranteed contribution to 401k.

Vacation accrual in addition to paid sick leave.

Please contacts us for additional information regarding the type of work, and the specific job dimensions required of a shot blaster operator.

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