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Overview

Position Description: The Painter operates cone, disk or nozzle-type electrostatic painting equipment to spray negatively charged paint particles onto positively charged work pieces to ensure a paint job that is in accordance with dealer and factory standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Move switches and dials to start flow current and to activate conveyer and paint spraying equipment.
  • Turn valves and observe gauges to set pressure and to control flow of paint to each spray station.
  • Adjust thermostat to maintain specified temperature in paint tanks.
  • Inspect painted units for color match, runs, sagas and unpainted areas.
  • Re-adjust pressure valves to control direction and pattern of spray and to correct flaws in coating.
  • Clean paint from ceiling and walls of booth, conveyor hooks or grid and from disks, cones, spray heads and hoses using solvent and a brush.
  • Hand-spray parts to cover unpainted areas or apply rust preventative.
  • Mix paint according to specifications using viscometer to regulate consistency according to changes in atmospheric conditions.
  • Follow all safety guidelines, rules and procedures.

How to Apply: Email resume in MS Word or PDF format to lcaywood@ncen.org with “Automotive Painter” as the subject.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: $28.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: $34.00
Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes