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This employee works closely with the other members of a team to shotblast and paint equipment and parts.  This positions is a part of a team that rotates responsibilities. Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Read information from computer terminals, written instructions, etc.
  • Set up and adjust equipment using a variety of tools (i.e. wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.)
  • Operate spray painting equipment to apply finish to equipment and parts.
  • Maintain, clean, and monitor paint line and all equipment to ensure quality finished products, avoid defects, and conserve paint.
  • Hang equipment and parts onto an overhead chain conveyor with hoist and/or manually. 
  • Conduct a finish quality check. Sand and touch-up as needed.
  • Use a computer (SAP) to check the location, inventory, and routing of parts, and record inventory transactions.
  • May begin cross-training on Paint Lines A and C, multiple finishing processes like shot blast and special paint.



  • Manufacturing plant conditions (indoors, with variable temperature, humidity, noise, and dirt).
  • Relatively hot, humid conditions (required to wear a paint suit and air supplied hood or respirator).
  • Physical hazards such as powered vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, moving machinery, and materials handling.
  • Working with hazardous materials, including paint, paint sludge, paint dust, solvents, cleaners, oils, and grease.
  • A variable work schedule (ranging from 8-12 hours daily depending on production needs, with overtime paid after 40 hours per week) and some scheduled work on Saturdays.  
  • An expectation to work at least 50% of the Extra Time (ET). 



  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience or training in automotive, industrial, aircraft spray painting or auto body work preferred.
  • Ability to use spray painting equipment to apply a quality finish to equipment and parts.
  • Demonstrate appropriate basic mechanical skills.  This includes the ability to use repair tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.
  • Able to use computers, read and follow written instructions from print or computers.



The physical demands for this job are classified as heavy and include the following:

  • Be able to regulary handle items weighing up to 60 pounds from floor to knuckle.
  • Be able to regulary pull or push items weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Be able to regulary lift items up to 50 pounds from knuckle to shoulder.
  • Be able to regulary lift items up to 25 pounds from shoulder to overhead.
  • Job requires frequent walking, twisting, bending, squatting, and kneeling.
  • Job requires occasional sitting, elevated work, climbing, and continuous standing.