The industrial painter is responsible for the application of a wide range of industrial liquid coatings which may include one, three-coat procedures to manufactured products in accordance with the specification of the OEM (Originator Equipment Manufacturer) and Customer.
The industrial painter performs several activities, including washing, basic rigging, paint prepping, painting, general maintenance etc., on parts, steel, aluminum, and equipment. The industrial painter job involves selecting the appropriate tools necessary to execute a job. Will utilize a variety of techniques and tools in painting surfaces, so they must make an accurate selection from tools like spray equipment, airbrushes, stencils, rollers, and brushes. The industrial painter is also responsible for prepping the parts for painting using the proper washing process and chemicals. Must have thorough knowledge of surface preparation to ensure proper coating adhesion and a basic understanding of paint equipment and paint-booth operation. Must be able to lift parts varying in size from small to bulky weighing 60 lbs or more (using forklift or crane & hoist). Perform “Power-Wash” and other pre-painting activities on parts in preparation for painting. Apply a variety of industrial coatings to fabricated metal products. Must have a general knowledge and understanding of paint viscosity and paint ratios in measuring painting parameters to ensure compliance with OEM specifications.