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Pickling Assistant at Samuel, Son & Co. (USA) Inc. in Tucson, Arizona

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


  • Apply chemical acid safely and effectively to weld seems, spray chemical acid on stainless steel and utilize a power washer to rinse stainless steel 

  • Work with others to achieve product completion dates

  • Performs pickling for the removal of rust, scale, paint, corrosion and foreign matter from metal and nonmetal items ranging in size from moderate to large complex items. 

  • Operates, controls, and performs preventive maintenance on automatic blasting bays, nozzle blasting chambers, nozzle blasting booths etc.  

  • Adjusts work process to the characteristics of steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and other metal, or nonmetal items.  

  • Assures that the proper techniques are used on the various surfaces to produce the desired finished product. 

  • Visually inspects work prior to, during, and after pickling to check for defects or quality issues. 

  • Works on varied on jobs as assigned. 

  • Periodically reviews pickling application to ensure that quality is maintained. Discusses any problems found with paint supervisor, or project manager. 

  • Correctly sets up and operates all equipment to which they are assigned.

  • Read and apply operating and maintenance manual instructions to maintain equipment. 

  • Operate a forklift, manlift or other aerial equipment.  

  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned. 


  • 1-2 years industrial painting/sandblasting experience. 

  • Must be knowledgeable or willing to learn pickling process for various alloys. 

  • Must be willing to wear PPE including full face mask respirator, chemical gloves, Tyvek suit, safety glasses and waterproof boots (company provided) 

  • Knowledge of surface preparation techniques.

  • Must be able to pass a respirator physical, if required, and fit test. 


  • Must be able to lift 50lbs or more 

  • Must be able to stand, squat, bend, crawl, reach 

  • Must be able to climb ladders or make use of a lift 

  • Is exposed to noise, dust, fumes, and abrasives. 

  • Required to wear protective clothing. 

  • Must be able to perform work in potentially harsh weather environments (hot or cold)

    • Must be able to work in extreme heat wearing proper PPE (including air fed hood) 


Manufacturing environment: May be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, machinery with moving parts, and exotic materials.

Job may require handling handling or moving of hazardous waste.


  • Adhere to and abide by all ITAR-specific job standards and training.  Protect and properly safeguard ITAR-sensitive information and work product; ensure dissemination or disclosure of and access to “protected data” occurs only with those trained and approved for exposure to ITAR content.

  • IMMEDIATELY notify Supervisor/Manager, Human Resources, Legal (email: or the Samuel Ethics Alert Hotline of known or suspected unauthorized disclosure, release of or access to protected ITAR content. 


This is a Safety Sensitive position: A Safety Sensitive position is a job or position where the employee holding this position has the responsibility for his/her own safety or other people's safety. It would be particularly dangerous if such an employee is using drugs or alcohol while on job. An employee must be with clear mind and diligent while occupying such positions.

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management, as required. Staffing of positions to be determined by the company.

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