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Date: Mar 6, 2019

Location: West Salem, OH, US, 44287

Company: Charles Machine Works

Primary Function:

Sprays equipment and parts with primer and finish paint as specified on order. 


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Remove grease, dirt, paint, and rust from equipment surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, brushes, washing tanks, or sandblasters.
  • Pour paint into spray guns, and adjust nozzles and paint mixes in order to get the proper paint flow and coating thickness.
  • Monitor painting operations in order to identify flaws such as blisters and streaks so that their causes can be corrected.
  • Sand equipment surfaces between coats of paint and/or primer in order to remove flaws and enhance adhesion for subsequent coats.
  • Disassemble, clean, and reassemble sprayers and power equipment, using solvents, wire brushes, and cloths for cleaning duties.
  • Mask surfaces with tape or paper in order to protect them from paint.
  • Spray prepared surfaces with specified amounts of primers and finish coatings.
  • Allow the sprayed product to dry, and then touch up any spots that may have been missed.
  • Fill small dents and scratches with body fillers, and smooth surfaces in order to prepare equipment for painting.
  • Apply logos and safety decals to finished products
  • Paint by hand areas that cannot be reached with a spray gun.
  • Dispose of hazardous waste in an appropriate manner.

Knowledge & Skills:

Paint sprayer and power equipment use and maintenance



Minimum of two years automotive-quality painting experience

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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