Painter

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Painter is responsible for preparing surfaces and applying protective coatings to fabricated parts and machines.  Work will be performed in a team environment, with the objective of meeting specified timelines for machine completion.  This position reports directly to a Paint Lead, and indirectly to the Plant Manager.

 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare surfaces of manufactured parts and/or equipment for the application of protective coatings
  • Operate or use various hand, power, and air tools including brushes, scrapers, grinders/sanders, wrenches, hammer, etc
  • Apply masking tape over parts and areas that are not to be coated
  • Mix and prepare paint materials for use
  • Paint surfaces of parts and/or equipment with protective materials using a spray gun in the specified manner, and in accordance with Quality Control and job order specifications
  • Perform quality checks to ensure the product meets quality standards
  • Keep tools and equipment properly maintained
  • Identify areas of process improvement
  • Maintain an organized, safe, and clean working environment by complying with Company policies relating to safety, 5S, and Hazardous Waste Management programs

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to operate or use a variety of hand, power and air tools and devices, paint guns
  • Knowledge of proper lockout/tagout and other safety procedures
  • Ability to wear the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position:
    • Hearing protection, safety glasses, disposable suit, respirator and head stocking
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous wet spray or automotive painting experience a plus
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