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Blaster/Painter

Location:Burlington, ON (Canada)
Salary Range:Competitive
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Non-Exempt
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Coatings Construction Operations
Description:

The position of Blaster/Painter performs coatings and painting applications, sand-blasting, and other tasks relative to industrial coatings.

Alternative Titles

  • Industrial Paint Sprayer
  • Sandblaster
  • Industrial Painter
  • Blaster
  • Painter
Duties:

Essential Functions:

  • Apply coatings through conventional, airless, and plural spray systems.
  • Apply paint with brush and roll.
  • Operate various types of equipment such as blast pots and spray guns.
  • Knowledge of various painting methods and applications.
  • Spray with consistent millage.
  • Knowledge of various blasts.
  • Prepare surfaces.
  • Mix paints to desired colors and consistencies.
  • Understanding or reading of drawings and/or blueprints
  • Safe operation of construction tools and equipment
  • Grinding, sanding, and polishing
  • Painting, caulking, and sealing

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of similar experience of progressive responsibility in painting and/or coatings
  • Experience and ability with conventional spray systems, airless spray systems, and plural spray systems
  • Experience and ability applying paint with brush and roll.
  • Experience with epoxy, polyurethane, and high solids coatings is preferred.
  • Proficient in the application and use of plural spray systems is preferred.
  • Ability to apply all types of coating susing various application methods.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and drawings.
  • Training and ability to operate a man lift, work at heights, and swing stage training.
  • Possession of valid driverís license and ability to travel.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The employee is repeatedly required to climb vertical ladders.
  • The employee is also regularly required to talk, hear, or smell as well as use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • The employee is regularly required to sit.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • The employee must regularly apply 75 foot pounds of torque in the assembly, dismantling, erection, and installation of various types of structures, tank jig, scaffolding, etc.
  • Regularly swings a 10 pound hammer. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Requirements:

  • Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Mathematic Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions
  • The employee is frequently exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock
  • There is machinery, moving equipment (cranes, bulldozers, and other moving equipment) and electrical hand tools at the jobsite
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.




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