Shot Blast Operator (Vessels)



Position Summary:


Reporting to the Director of Operations, this person will prepare parts for the production process (scraping, sanding, material handling and inspection); utilizing hand tools in accordance with Company quality standards.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Basic understanding of machine shop processes.
  • Ability to operate shot blast machine.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, blue prints, assembly documentation and short correspondence.
  • Ability to operate various equipment including air tools, standard shop tools, forklift, grinder, hoist.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.
  • Must be able to pass pulmonary functions test & wear a respirator
  • Must be able to follow all safety and environmental rules and regulations set forth by the Company.

To apply for this position, please complete the online application or print the PDF version of the application, and submit via mail to:


Art’s-Way Vessels

Attn: Human Resources

7010 Chavenelle Rd

Dubuque, IA 52002