Industrial Painter

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Location
Cameron, Texas
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Salary
US$ 9.00 - US$ 10.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_31598
Contact
Eleyet, William, Spherion
Phone
254-697-2777
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Job Description

Operates a spray painter or other equipment to apply industrial paint finishes on metals or products. Mixes paints and other solutions and monitors drying to ensure desired results. Completes finishing with baking, polishing or other materials. Follows all required safety procedures. May paint items by hand as needed. Typically reports to supervisor/manager. May require an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Works under moderate supervision.

Responsibilities:
Select appropriate coatings, paints, or sprays, or prepare them by mixing substances according to formulas, using automated paint mixing equipment.
Hold or position spray guns to direct spray onto articles.
Fill hoppers, reservoirs, troughs, or pans with material used to coat, paint, or spray, using conveyors or pails.
Start and stop operation of machines, using levers or buttons.
Determine paint flow, viscosity, and coating quality by performing visual inspections, or by using viscometers.
Attach hoses or nozzles to machines, using wrenches and pliers, and make adjustments to obtain the proper dispersion of spray.
Turn dials, handwheels, valves, or switches to regulate conveyor speeds, machine temperature, air pressure and circulation, and the flow or spray of coatings or paints.
Observe machine gauges and equipment operation to detect defects or deviations from standards, and make adjustments as necessary.
Perform test runs to ensure that equipment is set up properly.
Clean machines, related equipment, and work areas, using water, solvents and other cleaning aids.
Examine, measure, weigh, or test sample products to ensure conformance to specifications.
Thread or feed items or products through or around machine rollers and dryers.
Weigh or measure chemicals, coatings, or paints before adding them to machines.
Set up and operate machines to paint or coat products with such materials as silver and copper solution, rubber, paint, glaze, oil, or rustproofing materials.
Operate auxiliary machines or equipment used in coating or painting processes.
Remove materials, parts, or workpieces from painting or coating machines, using hand tools.
Record operational data on specified forms.
Prepare and apply stencils, computer-generated decals, or other decorative items to finished products.
Transfer completed items or products from machines to drying or storage areas, using handcarts, handtrucks, or cranes.
Start pumps to mix solutions and fill tanks.
Place items or products on feedracks, spindles, or reel strands to coat, paint, or spray them, using hands, hoists, or truck lifts.
Attach and align machine parts such as rollers, guides, brushes, and blades, using hand tools.
Paint small items and perform touch-up painting, using paint brushes.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Skills:
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
1-3 years of related experience.

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