Painter (BC-2)

  • Full Time
  • Norfolk

POSITION SUMMARY
The Painter is responsible for setting-up and operating a Color-Max Powder automated coating system, a Prodigy paint-on-demand manual powder system. Daily operations include: operating a manual batch wash and powder system, cone, disk, or nozzle type painting equipment to spray powder coating onto manufactured work-pieces at required quality standards while achieving maximum efficiency. This position is a member of the Paint Team in our Fabrication Department. This position reports the Paint Lead.

JOB FUNCTIONS
Include the following, but other duties may be assigned.
Reads, interprets and applies paint specifications to fabricated parts.
Load and offload paint line using both manual and crane processes.
Turns valves and observes gauges to set pressure, and to control flow of paint to each spray station.
Readjusts pressure valves to control direction and pattern of spray and to correct flaws in coating.
Adjusts thermostat to maintain specified temperature in wash tanks and oven.
Inspects painted units for runs, sags, unpainted areas, and weld splatter.
Takes coating thickness readings and records data to comply with operational standards.
Communicates effectively with supervisor the status of needed parts or supplies to paint parts.
Provides paint touch-up to finished units by either hard brush or air equipment.
Has a working knowledge of Workmanship Standards as well as the ISO quality system. Utilizes these practices in their everyday activity.
Utilize any specialized tooling that is required in their respective area. Complete any necessary certifications required to do so.
Works at different workstations as production needs require.
Operates manual pressure washer and wash system to clean parts.
Monitors and records daily readings of the five-stage wash system making the necessary chemical adjustments in accordance with state and local requirements.
Follows directions and possesses the ability to work independently.
Regular and reliable attendance.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent.
A minimum of one year of experience working in an industrial environment.
Ability to read and interpret all measuring devices needed for producing specified paint coatings.
Able to read blueprints and operate hand, air and power tools.
Able to operate a hand truck and dedicated conveyor crane.
Able to be trained and become efficient in the use of Shop Floor Manager (SFM) Labor Collection System via computer system.
Effective verbal communication skills.

VALUED BUT NOT REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Associates Degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering; or other vocational or technical education.
Certifications for Paint Strippers and Painting.
Powder Coating Certifications.

For consideration please send your resume to Deborah Bailey at dalexander@vcwhamptonroads.org or call               757-629-4697

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