$17-$19/hr. (will go up to $21 for experienced candidate)
Monday-Friday, 6am-4:30pm (all hours worked on Friday will be overtime)
The Paint and Blast Technician is responsible for the preparation of metal surfaces for painting, and also paints components, equipment, interiors, and exteriors of vessels, using spray guns, brushes, and rollers.
Essential Job Functions
- Spray paints and sandblasts heavy equipment, such as concrete mixer trucks, boom trucks, and pay loaders, using spray gun and sandblasting equipment: Cleans grease, dirt, dried concrete, old paint, and rust from equipment, using solvent, water, rags, brushes, pneumatic wire brush, and chipping hammer.
- Cleans and prepares surface for painting, using air-powered sandblasting equipment.
- Applies paper and masking tape to protect unpainted surfaces, such as windows and trim.
- Stencils lettering and other identifying information on vehicles according to specifications.
- Selects paint according to company color scheme and specifications.
- Stirs paint, pours paint into spray container, and applies primer or finish coat of paint, using spray gun.
- Paints areas inaccessible to spray gun, using paint brush.
- Disassembles paint and sandblasting equipment and cleans equipment, using solvent, wire brushes, and dry cloth.
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
- Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
- Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
- Performing General Physical Activities -- Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Educational and Experience Requirements
- Industry relevant painting and blasting production experience
- Knowledge of project management principles and practices