The Industrial Painter is a position which includes washing, basic rigging, paint prepping, painting, general maintenance and more. The roles and responsibilities can change day to day and can vary based on the client's needs. An Industrial painter will be constantly challenged with new products and new processes because of the custom projects that we do. TAIT's coating systems vary upon clientele. We take pride in originality and go out of our way to do projects that are unique, special and have not been done before. Expect a lot of varieties of products and work.
Prepping the substrate for paint by applying a mechanical etch (sanding/media-blasting)
Washing the substrate with a chemical etching solution (Alumi-Prep/Phosphate solution)
Force drying the substrate with compressed air and fans.
Masking, plugging holes, etc, any paint prep required prior to painting.
Rigging substrate on table or hanging rig as desired or required for painting application.
Placing item in paint queuing line and prioritizing work in order as needed.
Placing items in designated drying area/or/force dry.
Deliver item/substrate to designated area.
Cleaning and maintenance of equipment and area. (Multiple miscellaneous tasks)
HS diploma or GED required, Auto Body and/or Industrial Painting certification or degree preferred
Minimum 2 yrs. of experience with automotive and/or industrial coatings application.
Basic knowledge on paint equipment and paint-booth operation.
Familiarity with varieties of different metal abrasive treatments. (Examples: Media -blasting, Chemical etching, Degreasers, etc.)
Demonstrated ability to use, mix, and spray Automotive and/or Industrial Urethane Coatings, water and Solvent based Coating Systems. (Examples- Acrylic Cross-Linked Polymers, Epoxy and polymer Primers, Urethane base coats, Automotive Urethane Clear Coats, Polyurethane Floor Sealers, etc.)
Ability to work with custom paint applications in a fast-paced, changing environment. Variety of products.
Must be willing to learn new concepts/skills/processes. Our work is custom and varies per each client.
Must have reliable transportation.
Must be on time for scheduled work shifts.
Able to work over-time and occasional weekends as needed.
Expected to "Power-Wash" parts for paint prep and/or fabrication at times. (Will occasionally be in a wet environment)
Must be a "Team Player" and have a positive attitude.
Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize work/tasks in progress.
High productivity expectation.