INDUSTRIAL PAINTER

Reports To: Supervisor

Summary

The Industrial Painter is responsible for tending to and operating machines that spray/coat products with paint, and machines that bring a required finish to the product. Responsibilities will include: identifying potential safety hazards, selecting or mixing the appropriate paint, and reading and interpreting blueprints. In the course of his/her duties, the Industrial Painter will inspect surfaces for contamination prior to coating and identify and employ methods that will reduce exposure to hazardous chemicals from the paint. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Core Competencies

  • Accountability and Adaptability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Problem Solving

  • Results Oriented

Job Duties

  • Tend and operate equipment used to spray or coat steel.

  • Inspect surfaces for contamination prior to application of paint.

  • Apply high performance protective coatings to metal surfaces, fabricated parts, assemblies and structures.

  • Knowledge of chemical application techniques.

  • Paint using one or a combination of: spray, brush, and rolls.

  • Selecting and mixing the appropriate paint.

  • Clean equipment and perform routine maintenance when necessary.

  • Comply with company policies and procedures, especially health and safety rules, use of personal protective equipment and WHMIS.

Requirements.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as an industrial painter

  • Experience using a spray gun.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Able to effectively communicate

  • Must be able to carry and move equipment and/or supplies up to 50 lbs

  • Must be able to distinguish colors.

Work Conditions

  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots

  • Employee may be exposed to dust, hazardous chemicals and high levels of noise.

  • Employee may be exposed to uncomfortable work settings; may have long combinations of standing, crouching, or sitting.

  • Repetitive tasks within a fast-paced environment.

  • Overtime as required.

  • Hazards associated with the trade