Required to perform the highest quality surface preparation and protective coating applications using all types of metal finishing equipment and protective coating application equipment. Must setup, operate, and maintain blasting and other types of surface preparation equipment. Must set-up, operate, and maintain paint spraying and other types of protective coating equipment. Must have the ability to interpret technical requirements of surface preparation and protective coating applications and be capable of verifying surface finish and coating quality for acceptance to applicable specifications and standards.
Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties:
Work in a safe manner using all required personal protective equipment (PPE).
Thoroughly understand surface preparation, finishes and coatings in application on finished product.
Use all types of preparation and finishing equipment and supplies.
Work from drawings, work orders, and instructions covering production parts or tooling requirements.
Record time and production on proper forms and/or in computer systems.
Handle material movements as needed by hand, crane, forklift, or other material handling equipment.
Make necessary adjustments and performs routine maintenance necessary for proper care of equipment.
Mark material identification as required.
Keep work area in clean and orderly condition.
Communicate with supervision on status of work, train new personnel as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Physical Demands & Abilities:
Be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.
Be able to wear PPE including respirators and powered air systems.
Able to stand for up to eight hours, bend, reach, crouch, kneel, climb and work from heights on ladders, scaffolds, lifts, etc.
Work in hot, cold and dusty environment.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED.
Prior experience in an industrial spray painting operation is preferred; experience in automotive painting is a plus.
Prior experience with work order computer data entry systems.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.