Water Blaster/HR Truck Driver

Waters Abrasive Blasting Services (WABS) are a well-known local Townsville company that has been servicing North QLD for over 30 years. Our primary activities are abrasive blasting and protective coatings but our services also include UHP Water Jetting (40,000 PSI), vacuum loading, hot metal spray, poly coating and industrial rhino linings. WABS are a driven and hardworking business that values its employees and customers which sets us apart from our competitors.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced UHP Water Blaster or Abrasive Blaster with a HR licence. You will be expected to work at our yard and on various sites around town, as well as occasional site work out of town.

We are ideally looking for candidates with the below tickets and experience;

  • HR Licence with experience driving HR vehicles mandatory
  • Experience with operating a vacuum loading machine or water blasting at 20,000 40,000 PSI or abrasive blasting
  • Desirable but not mandatory:
    • Mobile plant operating tickets Forklift or EWP
    • High Pressure Water Blasting ticket (Assistant/Operator)
    • Confined space or working at heights certification

Essential criteria for our candidates include;

  • Motivated and willing to show up to work each day 
  • Must be able to pass a drug test throughout the entirety of employment  
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Able to work well as part of a team and autonomously
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to WHS
  • Hard work ethic with a desire to learn

Job description and benefits;

  • Immediate start with a 1-month probation period
  • Fulltime Permanent position Monday Friday 730am to 4pm with paid overtime
  • Weekly pay with generous hourly wage
  • Report directly to the General Manager
  • Deliver equipment to various on-site crews or completed jobs to clients such as Sun Metals, Port Authority of Townsville, Glencore Copper Refineries, etc.
  • Driving and operating our Fuso KingVac at various sites including IPL and UGL
  • Onsite and inhouse water or abrasive blasting of jobs as needed 


If you match any of the experience or the criteria above and are available for work, please contact us ASAP.

Allow up to 3 weeks for your application to be accepted or rejected

12/11/2019 $0 Townsville & Northern QLD 1 Trades & Services
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