Altec AIR NY - Paint Booth Painter

Location: Buffalo, New York
Opening ID: 28986
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: May 18, 2023


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Paint Booth Painter – Altec AIR NY

There is an exciting opportunity for a Painter reporting to our Production Manager at our Lancaster, New York location.  With training and support, you will have the tools you need to be successful and to present solutions with confidence.

Altec AIR NY is a small operation within Altec, near Buffalo, NY. We design and manufacture compressed air treatment products for the Telecom, Microwave, and Industrial markets.

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Altec AIR

Since 1954, Altec AIR has been the industry leader in compressed air treatment systems. Altec AIR offers a full line of air pressurization equipment for the telecommunication, fluid power, instrumentation, ozone generation and other industrial OEM markets.  We provide innovative products and services worldwide.

The Painter will prepare all surfaces and apply a wide variety of coatings to obtain high quality finishes within a paint booth.

The Painter will report directly to the Production Manager. The shift hours are from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Job Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to stand for 8 hours
  • Wear Respirator
  • Clean Shaven
  • Maintain Paint Equipment (Paint Pots, Paint Guns, Paint Hooks, Paint Hoses)
  • Cleanliness of Paint Booths
  • Paint Inventory
  • Clean and prep surfaces using processes such as sanding, scraping and grinding.
  • Use of spray equipment to apply required material.
  • Application of a protective coating to a variety of metal material surfaces.
  • Monitor extractors, drying fans and heaters.
  • Board and mask material.
  • Ensure all paint related waste is properly labelled, stored and disposed of.
  • Maintain paint booth and associated equipment to ensure proper working conditions.
  • Ensure job meets all requirements before leaving the work cell.
  • Meet or exceed established production levels.
  • Follows and comply with all Operational Procedures and policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook, Quality and Environment programs (i.e. IATF, ISO 14001)

Additional Responsibilities

  • Must be able to do basic computer tasks.
  • Alert Supervisor of incidents of poor quality or any other non-conformity.
  • Must perform to established production rates.
  • Keep work area neat and organized.
  • Is responsible for handling of necessary paperwork.
  • Is required to watch all product coming through their area to ensure the quality of the product.
  • Perform various duties as required by supervisor.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-year Prior experience in spray painting in an industrial paint booth environment
  • Must have paint experience.
  • Must have the ability to use small hand and power tools.
  • Experience with overhead cranes.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Must be able to read and write English.
  • Manual dexterity and strength/stamina to perform required tasks.
  • Must possess the ability to do proper computer functions.
  • Must be able to handle ladder work

Pay Range:  Starting at $22+ per hour (wage may be adjusted commensurate upon work experience).


Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program - Retirement 401(k) Program - Vacation and Holidays - Flexible Spending Accounts - Tuition Assistance Program - Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program - Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. associates are treated with respect and dignity.


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