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.
Accountability and Adaptability
Planning and Organizing
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.
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.
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.