PAINT TECHNICIAN (HVLP) 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
 
A custom production and fabrication shop is looking for an experienced finish painter and sprayer. The candidate will prepare surfaces for the application of commercial catalyzed finishes and water-based paints to parts and finished products. As the paint technician you will plan and assist with a full range of painting and finishing work including surface prep, paint and color selection, color matching, work area preparation, spraying, rolling, and brushing. 
  
 
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
  • Prepare wood, steel, aluminum, and plastic surfaces, including sanding, filling, caulking, taping and applying primer, paint and clear coat. 
  • Remove old paint and repair surfaces for painting. 
  • Mix various types of paint to specific ratios, formulas, and specifications. 
  • Color match paint finishes to customer supplied samples and/or color specifications. 
  • Select pre-mixed paints, mix portions of pigments, oil, and thinning/drying agents to achieve specific paint effects. 
  • Thin paint to the proper consistency and viscosity for spraying, brushing, or rolling applications, and adjust equipment to obtain the correct paint finish.  
  • Correctly apply paint and finishes to parts, ensuring color accuracy and quality control, while checking finishes for defects and inconsistencies. 
  • Maintain paint supplies, equipment, and work area organization and cleanliness. 
  • Perform quality control inspections upon completion of painting and finishing tasks. 
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and spray booth. 
  • Pickup and deliver painting supplies when necessary. 
  • Work with management and staff to improve processes, efficiency, and product quality. 
  • All staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal area of expertise to meet the goals of the company.
 
 
SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE 
 
  • 3+ years’ experience as a painter and finisher with a working knowledge of painting and finishing equipment, tools, and standard practices. 
  • Experience working in a production and custom fabrication environment. 
  • Extensive spray booth operation and maintenance experience. 
  • Highly skilled ability to repair, prepare, sand, fill and tape wood, steel, aluminum, and plastic surfaces for a variety of finishes. 
  • Identify, mix, prepare and apply catalyzed paints, finishes and water-based paints to components and finished products. 
  • Ability to accurately identify, match and catalogue paint colors. 
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time. 
  • Able to lift to 75 lbs. throughout the workday. 
  • Able to work an 8-hour day, 40 hours per week, and overtime as needed. 

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