• MEC Construction LLC


  • Painter

Direct Report:

  • Superintendent


  • Painting


  • Project Based


  • Full Time (Non Exempt)/At-Will


  • Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Painter will operate pot-less spray painting and sandblasting equipment to prepare material and to apply protective coatings/paints to fabricated utility piping, vessels, structural steel, and other industrial material.


  • Oversees and assign tasks to assigned personnel
  • Selects the appropriate paint / mix coatings according to a predetermined formula per manufacture and or customer specifications
  • Operates 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
  • Operates spray, dip, and flow coating equipment or other painting or product coating equipment as required
  • Paints small and large items and apply touch-ups
  • Cleans and maintains painting and coating, ventilation, compressed air and personal protective equipment
  • Prepares and applies stencils as required to finished products
  • Takes environmental reading prior to and during the painting and coating process
  • Fills out and coordinates paperwork flow
  • If certified, operates overhead cranes and / or forklifts when directed
  • All other duties as assigned by Management


  • 5+ years of industrial painting experience
  • 3+ years of industrial blasting experience
  • 3+ years of underground coating experience

Skills & Abilities:

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

Physical Requirements:

  • The individual must be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required.  This includes hard hat, task specific safety glasses, life vest, respirators, task specific hearing protection, task specific safety shoes, or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and location in which the work is being completed
  • Ability to stand, stoop kneel, squat, climb, or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to sit up to and including 6 hours in a standard issue office chair
  • Ability to withstand exposure to computer screens and cellular telephone screens
  • Ability to walk, step, climb, or otherwise move from one location to another on the job site
  • Ability to visually see equipment operations well (either naturally or with corrective lenses)
  • Ability to execute repetitive movements of the feet, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands, and back in performance of work
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lb. objects occasionally and to carry to up 50 lb. objects occasionally
  • Ability to adapt to outdoor conditions and prolonged exposure to sometimes adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to remaining calm during emergency situations and respond appropriately as dictated by the circumstance of the incident
  • Ability to work more than 40 hours in any given week including weekend assignments and holidays as required

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Safeland Certification Preferred
  • JLG Forklift Certification Preferred
  • OSHA 10 Certification Preferred
  • Candidates with NACE, NCEER, SSPC, KTA Tator, or other industrial painting certificates are highly encouraged to apply


  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred


  • Travel is required


  • MEC Construction LLC (MEC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.


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

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