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Spray Painter

Company: SJS Executives LLC
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

SJS Industrial, a veteran owned media blasting, industrial painting, powder coating, and light fabrication shop in Virginia Beach, VA, that serves military and maritime customers, is seeking a full-time professional, booth experienced painter to work Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Due to workflow levels, it may be expected that painter works split shift or late shift. Saturday or evening shifts might happen occasionally if there is a special project with a tight deadline, but the goal is a steady and reliable Monday through Friday 40-hour work week, as occasional overtime may be required. The pay range for this position will be $28-$30/hr, however pay for the position will be based on experience and in-person test. We also offer 7 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays, and 80 hours of PTO, and a very comprehensive medical, dental, vision package.The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced Painter with recent technical experience applying industrial or marine wet coatings to metal components. This person will also enjoy collaborating with others within a fast-paced team environment and will exhibit conscientious and careful workmanship to ensure customer technical requirements are fulfilled.Responsibilities include:

  • Start up and shut down Paint booth; ensure the proper operation of both the booth and its curing cycle set for the specified amount of time.
  • Mix paint in accordance with standards, travelers, and directions.
  • Before commencing each shift, inspect applicator guns, air compressors/pumps, and related tools and equipment to ensure safety and functionality.
  • Coordinate with maintenance technicians to schedule regular preventative maintenance, thereby ensuring maximum uptime of paint booth and equipment.
  • Apply coatings to objects at the correct mil thickness; observe equipment, booth gauges, and control panels as necessary to achieve optimal coating.
  • Regularly update senior personnel about the general operational status of the booths, ovens, and equipment, and any emergent issues or problems.
  • Make suggestions to leadership about how to improve speed, quality, or efficiency of production.
  • Perform routine shift closeout activities like cleanup, tool return, and general housekeeping (a responsibility shared equally by everyone on staff
  • Other production-related tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Production Manager, the coatings supervisor, or the company officers.Qualifications:
    • Be able to pass an in-person spray paint performance test
    • Have solid understanding of paint types and mixing paint
    • Have strong understanding of paint gun maintenance.
    • Demonstrated career experience wet spray painting in an industrial or maritime/marine environment.
    • An individual certified at the C12 level who has experience with industrial wet spray painting is a major plus.
    • Understand the basic physical properties and mechanics of spray painting for metals.
    • Strong communication skills (because of safety concerns, the need to communicate about potential hazards with others, and to fill in technical paperwork, which requires verbal accuracy and specificity)
    • This is a fast-paced physical job in a production facility requiring interaction with a work team in a noisy environment, so the ability to see and hear clearly, stand, walk, bend over, crouch, and lift and carry objects that are up to 30 pounds in weight are all required. Must be physically capable of spending the majority of every work shift standing, moving, or walking
    • Must be able to successfully pass a drug test and background check. SJS Industrial, also doing business as SJS Executives, LLC (SJS), is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy status and/or gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or any other non-merit factors. Compensation details: 28-30 Hourly WagePI19ea90e5125e-31181-34369421

Keywords: SJS Executives LLC, Virginia Beach , Spray Painter, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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