Ref No.: 18-31125
Location: Sacramento, California
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 18.00 - 18.00 /Hour
Skill Type
Skill Type:Light Industrial
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:
Prepare surfaces for paint application. Apply protective coatings to metal and composite based product specifications using spray gun techniques. Remove protective coatings using chemical and mechanical methods.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Painters. Each level of Painter has additional duties and responsibilities listed.
  • Paints production products using enamel, lacquer, polyurethane, elastomeric, and related finishes.
  • Follows FOD (foreign object prevention) practices.
  • Uses wet mil gauge for verification of paint thickness.
  • Prepares surfaces for paint using pneumatic, mechanical and hand sanding methods.
  • Operates shop related machinery to include HVLP spray guns, ovens, paint booths, pneumatic tools, common hand tools, and scales.
  • Handles, applies, stores, and disposes of chemical paint removing compounds, paints, smoothing compounds, adhesives, sealants, and solvents.
  • Must use a respirator when spraying primer and paints.
  • Interprets and follow manufacturing orders and drawings.
  • Completes production paperwork, including painting logs.
  • Supports and exhibits the focus of zero defects as well as "right-the-first-time” approach.
  • Inspects finished products for conformance to specifications.
  • Complies with established safety directives.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures.
  • Maintains a clean work area and ensures strict adherence to the 5S Standards.

Other Job Functions
  • Assists co-workers within immediate department as required.
  • Assists outside department personnel per Supervisor's request or approval.
  • May occasionally perform common tasks outside the scope of this job description in support of production operations.
  • May be cross trained and utilized to perform technical tasks outside the scope of this job description in support of production operations.
  • Other duties may be assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Must be able to interpret and work from industry specifications.
  • Must be able to demonstrate accurate basic math skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the accurate use of a tape measure.
  • Must be able to perform dimensional inspection using calipers, dial indicator, thickness gauge.
  • Basic computer skills with the ability to navigate around files.

Painter I
  • Works under close supervision.
  • Specific duties and responsibilities for this level include an intermediate level of:
    • Math
    • Documentation
    • Materials Knowledge
    • Tooling/Fixtures/Templates
    • Equipment
    • Process
    • Quality
    • Safety
Painter II
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Applies decals according to specifications and written work instructions.
  • Trains less skilled Painters and Grinder/Sanders.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Painter I
  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • Preferably 2+ years of hands on experience in a automotive or industrial finishing environment.
  • Experience with aircraft finish, especially composite airframes a definite plus.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).

Painter II
  • In addition to Painter I requirements above:
  • Preferably 5 - 7 years of hands on experience in an automotive or industrial finishing environment.

WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Standing, walking, and occasionally sitting.
  • Exposed to noise and hazardous chemicals.
  • Must use respirator when spraying primers and paints. Requires pre-employment physical exam to certify ability to use respirator.
  • May work extended hours and/or weekends.
  • Occasionally lifts and carries up to 35 lbs.