A quick commute from many local areas - Located just off route 24 at 7229 W Wheeler Rd, Mapleton, IL 61547.

  • 7 minutes from downtown Pekin
  • 10 minutes from downtown Bartonville
  • 20 minutes from downtown Peoria
  • 25 minutes from Canton

Job Summary:

The Shot Blast Specialist position is responsible for preparing parts for paint. Through the use of an overhead crane and a power industrial truck, this individual will work in tandem to load and blast material with the purpose of removing corrosion and creating a profile acceptable for coating. This position will enter completed material into the GDI portal for billing purposes. The shot blast specialist is required to use a hand/power grinder to remove any remaining debris left behind.  The shot blast specialist will maintain a safe and clean work area by ensuring the shot blast room and surrounding area are swept throughout the day.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Unstack, load/unload product in shot blast room.
  • Operate shot blast machine in a safe manor.
  • Maintain equipment and media levels
  • Utilize overhead crane operation
  • Operate (be certified for) a sit down Power industrial truck.
  • Use power/hand grinder to remove remaining debris.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience on a sit-down, counter balance truck desired. Will complete fork lift training upon hire
  • Previous experience with hand/power tools

Location: 7229 W Wheeler Rd, Mapleton, IL 61547

Shift and Hours: 2nd Shift | 2:30 PM – 11 PM

Starting Pay: $19.00 - $20.00 / hour + $1.00 Shift Premium

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: (309) 284-6907

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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