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Painter I (3rd Shift) in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/20/2019

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Painter I (3rd Shift)

Job Description

The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position. Tends machine equipped with compressed air spray nozzles that coat products or materials with paint or rust proofing agents.

  • Pours premixed paint or lacquer into reservoir of machine and couples hose to paint pots or cup guns.

  • Adjusts sleeve on nozzles to attain specified spraying pressure and turns thumbscrew to adjust spray pattern towards articles or materials to be coated.

  • Mixes paints with thinner solution according to formula.

  • Applies dry lube and paint per work order and mil specifications.

  • Bakes certain primers in curing oven per specifications.

  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

  • Other duties as assigned may include but not limited to sand blasting and spraying maskant for chem-mill.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

  • Responsible for the proper storage of hazardous wastes within paint department and collection of hazardous wastes from other departments, including transportation to the hazardous waste storage shed.
  • Knowledge of policy and procedures in the event of a hazardous waste release, fire or explosion. Knowledge of the chemical characteristics and location of hazardous waste in the facility. Ability to shut down operations.

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Annual pulmonary test is required.

  • Annual eye exam is required.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch.

  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.

Skills & Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 

  • Ability to operate or learn to operate a mil thickness gauge required.

  • Ability to operate a forklift.

  • Ability to operate an overhead crane.

  • Must be safety oriented.

  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies.

  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions.

  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.

  • Basic Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance.

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 

  • High School Diploma; up to 3 years related experience in job function and/or training; equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Able to read blueprints and mylars

  • Basic Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance


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