Job Category: Fulltime Term Exempt Overtime Eligible: Overtime Eligible Benefits Eligible: Benefit Based
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Job Summary Under the general supervision Paint Shop supervisor will apply the skills of a journeyman painter in buildings and equipment maintenance, laboratory equipment and furniture finishing and rehab projects.
Required skills include Paint surfaces of machines, manufactured products, or working areas with protective or decorative materials, such as paint, enamel, lacquer or plastic, using brush, roller, or spray gun, and protect areas not to be painted also required to drive cart and truck.
Job Duties - Prepares, primes, sands, and patches and paints furniture buildings surfaces and fixtures utilizing all types of painting materials such as varnish, lacquer, enamel, latex, and epoxy, water-proofing and heat resistant finishes. - Tapes, repairs and applies texturing and acoustic layers on a variety of surfaces. Adjusts color when necessary; utilizes enhanced finishing skills when appropriate. - Applies material to new construction, Commercial and residential sites and alterations and remodeling - Graffiti removal using a variety of available products. - Operates, cleans and maintains all painting equipment, including brush, roll and sprayers, pumps, etc. Safely stores and labels all material. - Erects scaffolding and ladders as necessary in a manner consistent with safety codes. - Responds to routine and emergency calls for repairs and service. - Be familiar with and use protective equipment such as filter dust and classes of masks, gloves, grounding straps, safety belt, etc.
Basic Qualifications - Must have a high school education or equivalent, plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant industrial or residential experience. - Must be proficient in all areas of furniture refinishing, including stripping, stain matching and application of finish coats. - Must have experience in refinish new cabinets and all types of metal office furniture using lacquer, enamel, and epoxy finishes. - Must be able to lift 50lb and climb ladders and work with filter masks in spray booth.?
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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