Employees in this job perform as Industrial Painters responsible for prepping and painting small and large component parts as well as large rolling equipment units.
NOTE: The job duties listed are typical examples of the work performed by positions in this job classification. Not all duties assigned to every position are included, nor is it expected that all positions will be assigned every duty.
Studies applicable drawings and prints of work to be performed and follows instructions.
Must be able to determine the proper recipes for mixing paint related products applicable to each specific job.
Must be able to utilize airless and conventional spray painting equipment.
May be required to prep parts and equipment prior to paint including sanding and taping.
Must be able to understand and follow directions from a lead person or supervisor.
Must completely follow shop related safety protocol, policies, and procedures.
Cleans and maintains tools and equipment used in the work and keeps the work area clean.
Operates and utilizes lifting aids as necessary to perform work.
Performs related work as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of paint related materials, hand tools and painting equipment.
Knowledge of material and equipment prepping.
Knowledge of Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to industrial painting.
Ability to read and independently work from written or verbal instructions.
Ability to communicate effectively
The job duties require an employee to bend and reach for extended periods.
The job duties require the employee to bend or stoop.
The job duties require the employee to walk or stand for long periods.
The job duties require an employee to lift 20 lbs.
Education level typically acquired through completion of high school and/or vocational-technical training.
Typically 3-4 years experience or equivalent combinations of education and experience that provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Industrial Painter Levels:
Apprentice Level : An individual designated as an entry level painter obtaining experience through on the job training or other organized and systematic form of instruction. This individual is still learning knowledge of theoretical and technical subjects and criteria related to painting.
Journeyman Level : An individual who has documented sufficient skills and knowledge of the painting trade and occupation, either through formal apprenticeship or through practical on the job experience, and formal training. This individual is recognized as being specifically qualified to perform a full range of painter assignments and uses independent judgment in making decisions where alternatives are determined by established procedures, methods and practices.
Master Level : This is the advanced level and refers to an individual maintaining or recognized as a mentor or specialist. This individual knows how to provide instruction and training in the proper methods and processes necessary to carry out the most complex assignments. This individual can resolve either theoretical or technical problems and can definitively answer questions for other painters.
Wilco Machine & Fab Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.