JOB SUMMARY Applies coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings, other structures, equipment and/or products.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Reviews work order or receives instructions from supervisor or lead regarding painting. - Smoothes surfaces, using sandpaper, brushes, or steel wool, and removes old paint from surfaces, using paint remover, scraper, wire brush, or blowtorch to prepare surfaces for painting. - Allows for specified curing/drying time before notifying lead that product is ready for final inspection. - Performs daily cleaning and maintenance activities on painting equipment.
This position requires the knowledge of using different types of paint application equipment to include: gravity feed, premix, 2KS, Pressure Pot HVLP.
Working knowledge of the following: measuring equipment; wet MIL thickness gauges, dry MIL thickness gauges, zahn cups, urethanes and epoxies.
Works from verbal direction and written specifications. Ability to complete written production records and read blueprints.
Experience as a high-pressure washer is a plus.
PROFILE LEVEL DESCRIPTION - Expands skills in own work area within an analytical/scientific method or operational process. - Applies experience and skills to complete assigned work within own area of expertise. - Works within standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods with a moderate degree of supervision.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE Must have one year industrial paint experience, HS diploma or GED preferred. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
COMPETENCY SUMMARY - Completes assignments on or ahead of schedule and accomplishes assigned work in an organized, timely manner. - Maintains a level of productivity that is sufficient to accomplish assigned tasks. - Completes tasks with minimal errors. - Reports to work on time and communicates schedule changes promptly to supervisor. - Applies knowledge, skills, and abilities to progress team goals.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb ladders or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, and or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. While painting will be working in a heated environment.
Pre-employment drug screening and background check required.