Coating Applicator


Wage Information:

$16-18 DOE

Health & Dental Benefits Information:

Single: $70/month

Family: $230/month

Painter 1

Responsible for various application processes on the exterior and interior of the products that we produce.  These processes include; surface preparation, application of coatings and inspection of finished products all while meeting customer and/or our internal quality specifications.

Essential Position Requirements:

  • Follows all company Safety and Quality policies.

  • Be trained in surface preparations using blast and solvent cleaning processes and application of coatings products.

  • Establish knowledge of how to read Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Product Data Sheets.

  • Able to follow verbal or simple written instructions and procedures. .

  • Assist in the loading/unloading of product onto flatbeds/trailers.

  • Operate fork lift and overhead crane.

  • Willing to work flexible hours that includes overtime and weekends as needed.

  • Prompt and dependable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Work Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Basic understanding of hand tools and application techniques

  • Basic knowledge of substrate prep for painting

  • Successfully pass application qualification training

  • Learns to apply exterior coatings to structural and tank products

  • Basic knowledge of material movement with applicable equipment.

  • Basic knowledge of lifting and rigging

Required Competencies / Qualities:

  • Accountability/Reliability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions and the trait of being dependable and trustworthy. Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

  • Team Player – Uses effective methods, resources and interpersonal skills to help build a cohesive team.

  • Detail Oriented/Accuracy – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task and perform work accurately and thoroughly.

  • Initiative/Innovative – Ability to make decisions to take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal and look beyond the standard solutions.

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Painter to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the Painter is regularly required to sit, using hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear well.
  • The Painter may be required to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • The Painter must be able to climb stairs, bend at the waist, twist, climb, stoop, stand, walk, grasp, pull, push, and have the full use of fingers on both hands to enable safe material handling, as well as function efficiently and safely in the outdoor work environments with exposure to weather extremes.

  • The Painter must be able to hear and understand verbal instructions in a shop environment, as well as effectively communicate (verbal and written)

EEO/AA Employer

FLSA Status: Full-Time; Non-Exempt

Reports To: Shop Supervisor

Location: Mandan, ND


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