Amvac Chemical Corporation Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 months ago

Job Function

AMVAC is looking for a full-time Painter with Industrial Painting experience. The ideal candidate is an expert painter who has experience painting equipment, applying protective coatings and maintaining buildings in a busy manufacturing plant that operates 24x7!

Job Duties & Responsibilities

As an AMVAC Painter you will:

  • Apply coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings and other structures

  • Select premixed paints, or mixes required portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying substances to prepare paint that matches specified colors

  • Smoothen surfaces and remove old paint from surfaces to prepare surfaces for painting

  • Fill nail holes, cracks, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other filler

  • Remove fixtures such as pictures and electric switch covers from walls prior to painting

  • Spreads drop cloths over floors and room furnishings, and covers surfaces such as baseboards, door frames, and windows with masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting

  • Paint surfaces with brushes, spray gun, or paint rollers

  • Simulate wood grain, marble, brick, or tile effects

  • Create special effects by applying paint with brushes, sponges or cloths

  • Erect scaffolding; set up ladders as needed to perform tasks above ground level

  • Clean surfaces prior to painting using solvents or mildew remover

We offer:

  • Health insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life,

  • Health Savings Account (HSA) & Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with employer matching

  • Employee Stock Purchasing Plan with employee discount

  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay

  • Wellness program

Skills & Qualifications

  • 3+ years of Industrial painting experience

  • Be able to follow instructions (verbal & written) and adhere to safety procedures at all times

  • Work outside in a field environment with exposure to inclement weather

  • Work inside an active manufacturing facility with machinery operating

  • Ability to function in a crisis situation under direction of Lead operator, supervisor or others in case of emergency in the manufacture of flammable, corrosive and highly toxic chemicals

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as necessary including half face, full-face respirator or supplied air breathing apparatus

IMPORTANT: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and vibration.

Must pass postoffer drug testing, background checks and other appropriate testing and requirements as required if offered the position.

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • OSHA Certification a plus
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