This position is responsible for performing assigned painting and sandblasting task (typically steel structures), in a competent manner, with minimum supervision. The incumbent works in a crew of two to four, or as a crew leader on smaller projects.
This position reports to the Fab Shop Manager along, with the Machinist I, Shop Worker Specialist, Shop Worker I, Shop Worker II, and Shop Helper positions.
The specific duties of this position include:
1.) Operate spray painting equipment on all types of jobs and use brush and roller on rough painting surfaces.
2.) Perform sandblasting on all surfaces including setting up and adjusting equipment.
3.) Adjust and operate the following equipment: airless paint machine, commercial paint machine, sandblasting equipment, and air compressor.
4.) Operate and be able to perform preventive maintenance on the following equipment: forklift, payloader, bobcat, and trackmobile.
5.) Accurately prepare time cards, job cards, paint, and sand depletion records.
6.) Lead and train one to two men on simple painting assignments or hopper car repairs.
7.) Be knowledgeable of paints, application rates, and appropriate equipment to set including nozzle and pressure.
8.) Consistently employ safety procedures to protect well being of self and others.
This position requires basic courtesies and the ability to cooperate with other members of assigned crews as well as other Fab Shop associates, therefore, incumbent must possess good human relations skills to maintain effective working relationships.
Incumbent follows procedures for the job as outlined by the Fab Shop Manager with a minimum of additional instruction. When acting as the crew leader, the incumbent receives specific instructions from the foreman.
When incumbent is working on large painting projects, foreman periodically checks progress of crew. On small projects incumbent acts as leader of crew and progress of work is regularly reviewed by foreman. Incumbent resolves minor problems and refers more significant problems to the Fab Shop Manager.
This position involves frequent exposure to fumes, dust, temperature extremes, and noise. Incumbent must handle heavy, awkward blasting hose during all blasting operations and wear uncomfortable, special clothing and hood.
The knowledge and skill needed to perform this position are typically acquired through two to three years of progressive production painting experience in a metal fabrication environment. Completion of formal vocational and/or trade skill training/education is highly desirable. The ability to lead, train, and motivate a crew is also desirable.
The following accountabilities are to be carried out in a manner consistent with the spirit and philosophy outlined in The Andersons' Statement of Principles:
1.) Provide sandblasting and painting skills to facilitate satisfactory completion of assigned projects.
2.) Lead and train one to two men painting and/or sandblasting crews on less demanding projects to assure satisfactory completion of assigned projects.
3.) Layout small jobs to ensure optimal use of labor and materials.
4.) Consistently employ safety procedures to protect well being of self and others.
5.) Develop and improve technical and leadership skills required for this position by displaying a willingness to learn and accept training necessary to perform all assigned duties.
6.) Perform all duties in a friendly, considerate, and cooperative manner that displays a willingness to work within the framework of company policy, and motivate subordinates, if assigned, so that quality, productivity, efficiency, and safety objectives for this position are achieved.
7.) Display a spirit of cooperation with co-workers and a willingness to accept direction from the foreman.
Andersons, Inc. is an entrepreneurial company with diversified interests in the agriculture and transportation markets. The Company operates...