Industrial Painter

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Clean and Prepare Surfaces

  • Industrial Painters must first prepare the surface they are going to paint. If there are previous finishes on the surface, they remove them using masking, grit blast or chemical rinse. Then, they clean and smooth the surface and let it dry before painting.

  • Prepare Paints

  • Before starting a job, Industrial Painters prepare the paint they will use. They use measurement equipment such as viscosity cups, thickness gages and use their understanding of chemistry to mix the appropriate compounds for the job.

  • Apply Paint

  • Painters use a variety of techniques and tools to paint surfaces. They may use spray equipment, airbrushes, stencils, rollers or brushes. Industrial painters must choose the best tool for the job at hand. They paint on primers, pre-finishes and finishing coats. Some Industrial Painters must use special safety equipment such as self-contained suits or protective eyewear.

  • Clean Work Areas

  • Industrial Painters clean up the area after they have finished a job. They must carefully follow all guidelines for the safe handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals and waste.

  • Maintain Equipment

  • Industrial Painters are responsible for maintenance of their painting equipment, some of which is quite technical. They must be able to troubleshooting any problems that the equipment may have.

  • Detail-oriented and dependable, a successful Industrial Paint preparation can follow instructions and consistently produce good work.

  • Industrial equipment painting

  • Experience wet painting using a gun

  • Ability to differentiate between colors

  • Ability to work on multiple priorities with frequent interruptions

  • Ability to use hand and power tools and equipment.

 

 

Qualifications and Physical Demands:

  • High School Diploma

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch.

  • The employee must regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds

68 Williamson 
Saginaw, MI 48601

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