Lectrus Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of equipment centers and custom electrical enclosures, is looking for experienced Industrial Painter for the Chattanooga facility. Painters at Lectrus prepare and paint custom-ordered and custom-manufactured metal buildings according to specifications, mixing paint as required, using spray guns and other equipment to ensure high quality finish and appearance.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Immerse parts in solution or wash surfaces to remove grease, rust, scale, and dirt.
Set up and operate painting equipment to coat metal products with lacquer, paint, varnish, enamel, oil, or rust proofing material:
Prepare metal surfaces for painting, and paints parts, equipment, interiors, and exteriors of buildings, using brushes, spray guns, sanders, and rollers.
Mix chemicals and paints, fill tanks, control viscosity, adding prescribed amounts or proportions of paints, thinner, and chemicals to mixture.
Determine flow and viscosity of paints and quality of coating visually or by use of viscometer.
Operate spray guns, position nozzles to direct spray onto work piece, and regulate air pressure in spray guns that atomize spray.
Verify correct paint colors by reading building prints and designs.
Strip, sand, mask, and repaint surfaces, blend and polish finish to match surrounding areas, manually or using portable power tools.
Spray foam insulation and undercoating as required in buildings.
Place articles or materials in drying racks or container.
May install windows, door panes, handles, drains or other accessories.
May use a full face ventilation mask for extended periods of time.
Spray specified amount or thickness of primer, protective, decorative, or finish coatings, such as paint, lacquer, sealer, or enamel, onto prepared surfaces, using spray equipment
May operate lifting and moving devices to move materials and equipment and access areas to be painted.
Dispose of waste appropriately, and according to safety and OSHA regulations.
High School Diploma or GED
Three years of prior industrial painting experience.
Forklift certification or ability to obtain certification.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Flexibility and ability to work cooperative with other team members under production pressure.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time, work on ladders at heights and lift up to 100 lbs.
Must be able to work in enclosed spaces and extreme heat for extended periods of time.
Ability to perform basic math calculations and measurements.
Experience in body work such as bonding, repairing dents, scratches, etc.
How To Apply for This Position
Please download the employment application and send along with your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Alternatively, applications are being taken at: 1919 Polymer Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
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