ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Review work orders and paint specs to ensure awareness of job requirements
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints
- Apply protective coatings to large industrial structures
- Use proper protective equipment, and maintain required hygiene for respirator
- Obtain and mix paint ingredients in accordance with the manufacturer’s specs to ensure paint is the proper consistency
- Spray units by hand to ensure proper paint application, as needed
- Continuously inspect painted parts or units to ensure proper coating application, and make spray gun adjustments as needed
- Clean, mask, and sand units in preparation for painting
- Unmask units, clean and load spare parts on units after drying process is completed
- Maintain clean and organized equipment and paint booth (i.e. sprayer equipment, and application tools – brushes)
- Assess issues with surface preparation
- Assist in identifying welds and excessive splatter to be repaired
- All other duties as assigned.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Associates must be able to successfully work independently and also as a team member. A good attendance history (reliability) and a demonstrated ability to learn new concepts and skills is a must. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Must have a minimum of 3 months experience as a Manufacturing Wet Sprayer or Powder Coater. Must have a positive attitude and willingness to learn. Ability to read blueprints, use calipers, protractors and machinist squares is a must; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with little or no assistance and occasionally lift and/or move greater weights with mechanical assistance.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.