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Metal Preparation (Blaster)

Oshkosh Corporation
United States, Wisconsin, Kewaunee
520 N Main St (Show on map)
January 27, 2023

About Kewaunee, an Oshkosh company

Kewaunee Fabrications is a top-quality, heavy fabrication specialist. Since 1941, we've offered turnkey advantages by providing all aspects of heavy fabrications-manufacturing, engineering, cutting, forming, welding, machining, blasting, painting and assembly-under one roof. It's what we do. From start to finish, we offer the single-source advantages of greater control and efficiency, improved accuracy and complete accountability. In 1999, Kewaunee Fabrications joined the Oshkosh family and helps transform tomorrow with their innovative heavy fabrication capabilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Efficiently performs manual labor requiring the use of hand-held or automated surface preparation equipment positioned at the proper angle to effectively remove scale, rust, oils/grease or other surface contaminants as preparation for protective coatings application.

  • Assures blasted surfaces are clean and uniform per visual profile/etch standards. Able to use surface profilometer.

  • Mixes and meters blasting media to achieve customer requirements or Company standards. Will apply protective masking as required to protect critical surfaces.

  • Will truck, handle or position materials.

  • Every employee is expected to:

- Complete required paperwork including labor reporting and documentation of quality control and material movement.

- Work safely and maintain the work area with high standards of housekeeping.

- Perform self-inspection and other required quality control functions at the employee's work station.

- Perform required Preventive Maintenance activities on machinery, equipment and respirators operated.

- Train and/or assist in the development of personnel.

- Do the work in lower levels when assigned, and assist in the work in higher levels.

- Perform other duties as assigned by Supervision.


  • Ability to read and write with average mechanical skills.

  • Respirator training and usage is required.

  • Lifting requirements:

Frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Lifting devices are available and recommended.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.