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Vacancy - Industrial Blaster/Paint Sprayer. Issued January 2021

Industrial Blaster / Paint Sprayer

We are currently looking for an experienced industrial shot blaster to join our team here at Malakoff Limited.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all work carried out is done safely in accordance with the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Working inside a blast room at our shotblasting and protective coating facility in Lerwick, this role will be working as part of team shot blasting metal parts that meet customer’s specifications. 
  • Receive work instructions from the Yard Foreman/Manager and work efficiently.
  • Spraying machined and fabricated metal components.
  • Maintaining a clean, tidy and safe working environment.
  • Maintaining coatings and shotblasting equipment.
  • Ensure documented processes are followed at all times.
  • Use & maintain all supplied Personal Protective Equipment in good condition.
  • Actively participate in training to learn new production techniques and processes as and when required.
  • Informing Management of any problems and/or concerns.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as may be required within the production environment.


  • Suitable candidates will display a positive attitude, flexibility, and willingness to get the job done.
  • Applicants must be physically fit and able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Ability to apply industrial coatings to a high standard and with attention to detail is essential.
  • Previous forklift truck experience and/or any grit blasting experience would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Industrial Paint/Coatings Qualification and experience is essential.
  • Previous working experience within a Paint Sprayer role.
  • Previous working experience of coatings inspection would be advantageous but not essential.

An excellent wage rate commensurate with experience and occasional overtime will be required.

For an informal discussion on the above position please contact Jack Tulloch or to apply please telephone: 01595 695544 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an application form.

Apprenticeships at Malakoff Limited

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Malakoff Limited are proud to offer opportunity and apprenticeships to those within Shetland who are keen for a career in the oil & gas, boatbuilding and renewables industries with engineering and welding/fabricating apprenticeships being offered annually, with business administrative, electrician and painting apprenticeships being offered on an ad dhoc basis. Click read more to hear about the opportunity an apprenticeship in Shetland at Malakoff Limited could offer. 

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