Painter

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Opening ID: 23329
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Apr 5, 2021

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Job Description

Responsibilities

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Set up, operate and tend machines in order to coat/paint components, trucks and bodies.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES):
Use and conduct proper care of PPE
Operate the painting system
Change solvent and paint drums
Fill hardener and paint drums
Check paint viscosity during shift and adjust as necessary
Perform paint booth housekeeping and filter maintenance
Perform quality checks
Maintain proper care of guns for minimum painting downtime
Spray paint truck bodies and components using handheld spray gun
Ensure proper surface preparation prior to painting
Apply paint to obtain consistent dry film thickness
Ensure paint application meets the paint standard
Load and unload parts/components to be painted
Utilizes proper safety techniques with paint system applications
Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices
Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment
Maintain daily time records
Other job duties as assigned.

Group Leader Duties Include:
oTrain associates
oAssigns work
oAssists in maintaining the operation of the line via:
oInspects each job before passing to the down line customer.
oFill in for absent associates, as needed.
oCommunicate with design engineers on quality or fit and function issues as they arise.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
High School Diploma/GED required.
Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
Basic computer usage knowledge required.
Proficiency in spraying with paint guns required, electrostatic preferred.
Knowledge of automotive painting preferred.
Vocational Training in lieu of experience will be considered.

CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Varies at each location, but could be extreme hot or cold, depending upon weather conditions.
Job tasks may be inside or outside.
Electrical hazards, elevated surfaces, moving objects, chemical or dust, mechanical hazards, vibrations and noise
Work will be performed in an enclosed booth/room.
Weld smoke and fumes may exist

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS
Computer
Basic Hand Tools (wrenches, sockets, hammers, pliers, etc.)
Inspection tools
Knife / Razors
Ladders
Manual/pneumatic impact tools
Overhead crane
Pressure Gauges
Spray Gun
Tape Measurers
Varies by location and/or job

CHEMICALS
Acetone
Aerosol Sprays
Caulking
Fiberglass
Glues
Hydraulic oil
Lubricants
Martex
Multi-Purpose Cleaners
Paint
Paint Hardener
Paint Sealer
Resins
To be disposed of hazardous waste
Varies by location and/or job

PPE
Earplugs
Harnesses as required
Safety Glasses / Goggles / Face Shields
Steel Toe Boots(Metatarsals may be required)
Respirator and full body suit
Protective Clothing

OTHER POSITION SPECIFICATIONS (NON-ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES):
Keep a clean work area (5S)
Assist co-workers as needed
Participate in RCI events
May be required to operate vehicles
Knowledge of Altec programs and/or systems
Shift work may be required.
Perform all other duties as required / assigned.

Benefits

Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
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

EEO Statement

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. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

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