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Textron Blast Technician in Mesa, Arizona

Blast Technician



To successfully strip/clean aircraft components using the basic degreasing methods, plastic media blast/strip methods, aluminum oxide blast /strip methods, and glass bead blast/strip cabinet methods.


  1. Careful handling of all components and parts to guard against damage or loss.

  2. Careful review of all FOD (Foreign Objects and Debris) in and around work stations, components.

  3. Operate component washer equipment. Operate Plastic Media (Stripping of grease/paint) in walk-in and hand cabinet equipment.

  4. Preventive Maintenance; such as, changing of filters and high standards of cleaning

  5. Air Pressure, PSI Readings, and Tracking

  6. Read, comprehend, and navigate through internal Work Instructions.

  7. Safely work with various hand tools and different chemicals/hazardous materials; including paint stripper.

  8. Wear a respirator and safety glasses at all times

  9. Adhere to all safety practices.

  10. In-Process inspection certification

  11. Follow daily flow, job tasks expectations



  • High School diploma or GED

  • Aviation Technology degree/certification strongly preferred.

  • General Blasting/Chemical Stripping/Masking experience preferred.


  • 0-1 years relevant experience


  • May be required to routinely handle objects up to 50 lbs.

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Responsibilities may occasionally require an adjusted work schedule/overtime/evening and weekend hours

  • Basic blue print and reading skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to make critical decisions and problem solve

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other 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 the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Arizona-Mesa

Recruiting Company ABLE

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 290411