Marine Painter

Marinemax Pensacola , FL 32502

Posted 2 weeks ago

OVERVIEW: A Marine Painter is responsible for paint repairs and complete paint jobs on any vessel from the waterline up. The main substrate surfaces to be prepared and painted include: fiberglass, aluminum, wood, steel, & plastics. The starting procedures of finishing these materials may vary from bare substrates to previously primed and painted surfaces. The Painter will need to be familiar with the protection of the vessels, preparation of the substrates, as well as the application of epoxy primers, epoxy faring compounds, linear polyurethane gloss topcoats, acrylic urethane topcoats, & single stage polyurethane enamels. The Painter will need to be able to blend and buff repairs to a finish quality topcoat surface. Not required are color-matching skills but this talent is a plus. The Painter will need to be able to work with a team for big projects and as an individual on small repair projects.


  • Maintain a good work ethic and attitude.

  • Maintain quality of all work completed.

  • Complete repair work in a timely manner.

  • Must have sound knowledge or preparation and application of yacht finishes (i.e., epoxy primers and epoxy fairing compounds).

  • Must understand proper procedures for preparation, and detailing necessary prior to the application of finish coatings.

  • Must be able to assemble scaffolds and work safely on them, often from significant heights. Must understand OSHA requirements for establishing safe scaffold conditions.

  • Must be able to enter and work in confined spaces such as engine rooms, bilge areas, tanks etc.

  • Must understand the proper and necessary use of protective materials.

  • Must understand and be skilled in the removal and reinstallation of hardware including proper insulation and bedding techniques.

  • Must have the ability to wear and use a respirator, and other personal protective equipment where necessary.

  • Maintain and use necessary hand tools as outlined on tool list.

  • Must understand basic requirements for proper disposal of hazardous materials (i.e. solvents, paint-related waste)

  • Must understand how to properly store materials, contain particulate matter and have a solid understanding for environmental regulations and a respect for it.

  • Must be available to work irregular and overtime hours as required to accomplish production schedule.

  • Other duties as directed.


  • Timely completion of work

  • 100% pride in work ensure that it's done right the first time and exceeds customer expectations

  • Ability to work well with others

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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