Painter/Sandblaster

Company:

  • MEC Construction LLC

Job Title:

  • Painter/Sandblaster

Department:

  • Painting

Location:

  • Project Based

Direct Report:

  • Superintendent/Painting Manager

Job Description:

  • Operate spray painting and sandblasting equipment to apply protective coatings and paints to fabricated utility piping and structural steel material.

Duties:

  • Select the appropriate paint or mix paints according to a predetermined formula per manufacture and or customer specifications
  • Operate equipment to clean, wash, strip, and or sandblast to remove corrosion, otherwise prepare fabricated steel items for application of paint and or other protective coatings
  • Operate spray, dip, and flow coating equipment or other painting or product coating equipment as required
  • Paint small and large items and apply touch-ups
  • Clean and maintain painting and coating, ventilation, compressed air and personal protective equipment
  • Prepare and apply stencils as required to finished products
  • Take environmental reading prior to and during the painting and coating process
  • Ability to fill out and coordinate paperwork flow
  • Direct one or more helpers
  • Operate overhead cranes and or forklifts

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent walking and climbing (stairs, ladders, terrain)
  • Frequent lifting (up to and including 50 pounds)
  • Frequent bending, twisting and standing
  • Exposure to working outdoors in all-weather conditions
  • Ability to work more than 40 hours in any given week including weekend assignments as required

Education:

  • Some college or vocational technical training is desired
  • Ideal candidates should have certifications in, NACE, SSPC, KTA Tator or other industrial Painting Certificate
  • 3+ years experience is desired
  • Knowledge of above ground and below ground coatings system

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have valid driver’s licenses

Compensation/Benefits:

  • MEC offers competitive salaries, benefit programs and a high paced professional workplace conducive to professional growth and development.

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