Painter - Jport
GE Power & Water - Houston, TX

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The focus of this role is to perform painter duties in a manufacturing environment.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, in this role you will:
  • Prep, clean, sand, mask, prime and paint (using HVLP paint guns – high volume, low pressure) gas turbine units and related parts or components
  • Follow all EH&S rules when using paint, chemicals and cleaning solvents and when storing chemicals
  • Mix and use multi-component and single component paints
  • Texture process / paint control panels when needed – understand timing and pressure settings for this process
  • Understand and work with the quality specifications surrounding thickness (millage) for primer and top coat
  • Complete any and all instructions given by paint shop supervision (i.e. material handling, etc)
  • Maintain shop equipment and clean up
  • Follow safety requirements/EHS guidelines and compliance with current policies

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing assembly environment
  • Ability and willingness to work a 2nd shift schedule
  • Ability and willingness to work various shifts and overtime on short notice
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs for short distances
  • Ability to climb, work at heights above grade, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, climb, and reach
  • Ability to able to read and communicate in the English language
  • Ability to able to pass a respirator fit test
  • Ability to familiar with and able to use common paint shop equipment
  • Ability to follow instructions and be willing to work outside under adverse weather conditions

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Independent and energetic self-starter
  • Able to communicate and interface with other departments, such as quality and customer representatives
  • Knowledge of LM6000 packages and LM2500 packages preferred
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