Saffo Contractors Inc. has been serving the Southeast as an Industrial Contracting firm since 1987. One of the few QP1 and QP2 SSPC Certified contractors in this part of the country, Saffo Contractors offers over two decades experience in Coating Application, High Pressure Blasting, Lead Abatement, Fireproofing, Surface Preparation, Scaffolding, and Welding.

As one of the premier Industrial Contractors serving the east coast, Saffo Contractors Inc. also holds Unlimited Contractor licenses for North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Alabama.

Saffo Contractors, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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JOB SUMMARY:

Saffo Contractors is seeking a Quality Control Inspector interested in a career in the industrial coatings, resurfacing, and sandblasting field. If you are looking for a career not just a job, Saffo is for you.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews plans and specifications for Task Orders
  • Performs a final review of the work performed to ensure quality of final product, code compliance, work plan specifications compliance
  • Works with contractors to make necessary corrections as result of inspections.
  • Ensures quality of final product, code compliance, specifications compliance, and any special Government requirements are met.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • NACE certification Level 1 minimum
  • Three (3) years’ experience as quality control inspections reviewing plans and specifications for Task Orders and performing a final review of the work performed to ensure quality of final product, code compliance, work plan specifications and compliance for bridges, highways, pipelines, water treatment plants, and in and above ground storage tanks
  • Abrasive blasting, industrial painting, resurfacing, and coat of bridges, highways, pipelines, water treatment plants, in and above ground storage tanks
  • Excellent communication and listening skills and the ability to communicate with various levels within the organization
  • Extremely high level of attention to detail and the ability to take initiative and adapt quickly to changing requirements
  • Ability to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Experience working with contractors to make necessary corrections as result of inspections.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness/ability to travel
  • Willingness/ability to work weekends
  • Excellent leadership skills and positive attitude
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Drivers License

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:

  • BCI certification (SSPC)
  • CAS certification (SSPC)
  • CDL license
  • Bilingual: Spanish and English
  • College education
  • Microsoft Office
  • References required
  • Salary negotiable based on qualifications and experience

JOB SUMMARY:

Saffo Contractors is seeking an Industrial Coatings Foreman interested in a career in the industrial coatings, resurfacing, and sandblasting quality control field. If you are looking for a career not just a job, Saffo is for you.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise crews and oversee projects.
  • Able to communicate effectively with customers, inspectors, crew members, and management.
  • Leadership
  • Make responsible decisions concerning Company policies.
  • Teach Apprentices and Painters.
  • Effectively discuss employee related problems and possible solutions with the personnel office.
  • Maintain safety and ensure supplies and gear are available for your crew on the job. This includes but not limited to hard hats, safety harnesses, respirators, first aid kits, fire extinguishers, and MSDS sheets.
  • Ensure proper safety procedures are followed and personal protective equipment is always worn by all crew members.
  • Keep a continuous check on materials and equipment and notify the appropriate people of your needs, allowing enough time for delivery without a work stoppage, hot freight, or emergency trips by shop personnel.
  • Understand company policies and see that all employees abide by the policy guidelines.
  • Implement the written scope of work for each job, giving proper attention to safety, quality control and production schedules. Accurately complete daily quality control inspection reports.
  • Maintain proper administrative records, including timecards, foreman’s daily report and safety records.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Three (3) years’ experience as a foreman in industrial resurfacing, scaffolding erection, rigging, and containment
  • Three (3) years’ experience with surface preparation, abrasive blasting, and industrial coatings of bridges, highways, pipelines, water treatment plants, in and above ground storage tanks
  • Three (3) years’ experience, knowledge, and repairs of mechanical, operational, and maintenance of light to medium equipment including but not limited to:
    • air compressors (375, 750, 1600)
    • blast machines (ADI, ARS)
    • dust collectors
    • paint pumps
  • Excellent communication and listening skills and the ability to communicate with various levels within the organization
  • Maintain high level of attention to detail and the ability to take initiative and adapt quickly to changing requirement
  • Ability to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Safety oriented
  • Bilingual: Spanish and English
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness/ability to travel
  • Willingness/ability to work weekends
  • Excellent leadership skills and positive attitude
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to lift between 20-100 lbs.
  • Driver’s License

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:

  • CAS certification
  • OSHA 15 or 30 certification
  • CDL license
  • References required
  • Salary negotiable based on qualifications and experience

JOB SUMMARY:

Duties may include preparing job site, loading, unloading, or delivering materials, using a variety of tools and machines such as blowtorches, forklifts, levels, lifts, power drills, grinders, saws, pressure washers, and water spraying equipment, help erect scaffolding, cleanup sites and assist sandblasters and painters. They need to be ability to follow instructions and have a commitment to safety. Duties vary depending on the job and setting.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Willingness/ability to travel
  • Willingness/ability to work weekends
  • Able to lift between 20-100 lbs.
  • Driver’s License

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:

  • Bilingual: Spanish and English

JOB SUMMARY:

Saffo Contractors is seeking an Industrial Mechanic to maintain and repair our industrial coatings, resurfacing, and sandblasting equipment, tractor-trailers, and vacuum trucks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform both mechanical and electrical maintenance, as well as some welding, fabrication, and other troubleshooting repairs of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems of industrial coatings, resurfacing, and sandblasting equipment, tractor-trailers, and vacuum trucks.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • CDL license (or within three (3) months of employment)
  • Electrical and mechanical aptitude of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge, including the ability to repair and maintain, industrial equipment
    • tractor- trailer trucks
    • trailers with air brakes
    • vacuum trucks
    • air compressors (375, 750, 1600)
    • blasting machines (ADI, ARS)
    • industrial dust collectors
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness/ability to travel
  • Willingness/ability to work weekends
  • Good organizational skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Able to lift between 20-100 lbs.
  • Strong solid work ethic and good attendance
  • Reliable transportation to get to and from work

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:

  • Bilingual: Spanish and English

References required
Salary negotiable based on qualifications and experience

JOB SUMMARY:

Saffo Contractors is seeking a competitive self-motivated Industrial Coating Salesman. If you are looking for a career not just a job, Saffo is for you.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Engage in business development to obtain new work from commercial, industrial, and government entities which includes prospecting, identifying, and following up with potential job leads, traveling to job/bid locations for bid meetings, contacting superintendent/representative, explaining available services, working with the Saffo bidder/estimator, and closing the sale by delivering a compelling win-win proposal/bid. Assist the job superintendent with any questions or concerns before, during, and after the sale. Creating sales reports and maintaining files.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • 3 years minimum of sales experience in an Industrial Coating field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication and the ability to communicate with various levels within the organization
  • Goal-oriented
  • Self-Motivated and Competitive
  • Persuasive Negotiation skills
  • Maintain high level of attention to detail and the ability to take initiative and adapt quickly to changing requirement
  • Ability to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Clean driving and DMV record
  • Build and maintain strong relationships to ensure future sales
  • Identifying clients’ needs
  • Public speaking skills
  • Active Listening skills
  • Ability to handle objections
  • Resilience and Grit
  • Be the Authority
  • Safety oriented
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness/ability to travel
  • Willingness/ability to work weekends
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Driver’s License

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:

  • Bilingual: Spanish and English
  • College education
  • Microsoft Office
  • References required

Salary negotiable based on qualifications and experience

JOB SUMMARY:

Saffo Contractors is seeking an Industrial Coatings Bidder/Estimator to prepare bids for the public and private sector. If you are looking for a career not just a job, Saffo is for you.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Industrial Estimator is responsible for the overall project estimate and must be ability to read, review, analyzes, and organize highly complex specifications, drawings, and plans for the public and private sector with little to no supervision to estimate, write proposal, and assist in pricing and bidding for industrial coatings projects. On-screen take-off; prepare takeoffs; close out docs; obtain material pricing; prepare any change orders, assist project managers in setting up budgets and schedules; communicate with all involved in a project to clarify scope of work, materials, schedule requirements, and to document these clarifications, laying out the project and doing logistical planning, preparation of submittals and assisting the Project Manager in keeping the project on time and within budget.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • 3 years’ experience and working knowledge of industrial coatings blueprint reading and estimating
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Perform daily duties with care and professionalism with attention to detail
  • Independent and self-starter with the ability to problem solve
  • Motivated, committed, and reliable
  • Organized, detail oriented, and conscious of the customer needs and cares
  • Verifiable experience in on-screen take off and estimating software including but not limited to MS Word/Excel/Project
  • Oversee and handle all parts of the estimating process: bid jobs, interpret blueprints, job checks, write specifications, pricing strategies, negotiate contracts, change orders
  • Budget Oversight
  • Strong leadership and customer service skills
  • Safety oriented
  • Willingness/ability to travel
  • Willingness/ability to work weekends
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s License

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:

  • Bilingual: Spanish and English
  • College education
  • Microsoft Office
  • References required

Salary negotiable based on qualifications and experience

JOB SUMMARY:

Saffo Contractors is seeking an Industrial Coatings Project Superintendent to

If you are looking for a career not just a job, Saffo is for you.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • 3 years’ experience and working knowledge of industrial coatings blueprint reading and estimating
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Perform daily duties with care and professionalism with attention to detail
  • Independent and self-starter with the ability to problem solve
  • Motivated, committed, and reliable
  • Organized, detail oriented, and conscious of the customer needs and cares
  • Verifiable experience in on-screen take off and estimating software including but not limited to MS Word/Excel/Project
  • Oversee and handle all parts of the estimating process: bid jobs, interpret blueprints, job checks, write specifications, pricing strategies, negotiate contracts, change orders
  • Budget Oversight
  • Strong leadership and customer service skills
  • Safety oriented
  • Bilingual: Spanish and English
  • Willingness/ability to travel
  • Willingness/ability to work weekends
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s License

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:

  • College education
  • Microsoft Office
  • References required

Salary negotiable based on qualifications and experience

Qualifications Required

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Are you willing/able to work weekends *

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Are you Bilingual: Spanish and English

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