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Painters - 1st & Weekend Shift - Riceville -

Painters - 1st & Weekend Shift - Riceville -


The Painter is responsible for the application of paint and other coatings using electrostatic / air assist paint guns and other automotive type paint application devices on Company products including military spec paint. This position has the knowledge and skills to perform in any and each area of the paint process.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

Prime, paint, and touchup vehicles with power spray equipment and brushes. Flush tanks, hoses, and guns prior to color changeovers. Mix all types of paints for proper color, formula, conditions, viscosity, and consistency. Perform titrations and mix or adjust chemicals as needed.

Maintain a safe and clean work environment in compliance with safety procedures, rules, and proper 6S standards.  Demonstrate best practices to follow all safe procedures in assembling and testing of all models/products in assigned job function.

Upkeep of work area and equipment which may include preventative maintenance tasks. Inspect product before, during, after paint process to ensure specifications are being met.

Sand, wash, and condition parts as necessary. Light bodywork may be required.

Inspection of completed parts for quality, validate components meet.

Team member has the knowledge and skills to perform in every area of the paint process. 

Assist training new team members on processes and equipment functions.

Ability to start training to perform touch-up.

Participate in onboarding training and annual training related to being a hazardous waste handler as required by the EPA RCRA hazardous waste rules. This will include ability to understand what waste hazards are, storage time limits, satellite accumulation, marking, labeling, weekly inspections, aisle space, storage, manifest shipping, use and location of emergency equipment, response to spills and fires, evacuation routes, etc.

Disassemble, clean, repair, adjust and reassemble painting equipment, such as pumps, paint heaters, tanks, spray guns, etc. for proper operation (Repairs are only required in Dodge Center).

Apply decals, stencils, and rust-proofing as required (Dodge Center only).


Six (6) months of industrial painting experience or completion of internal paint training program or an evaluated equivalent.

Must be able to read checklists, paint codes, Safety logs, JSA's, SWI's etc.


High School Diploma or GED.

Automotive paint experience.

Willingness to train in multiple areas to obtain a Painter ll level Able to proficiently paint in single assigned area.

Able to proficiently paint in single assigned area.

Must be able to perform mill checks and readings and help with paint prep (Riceville only).

Able to perform fine line painting technique (Riceville only).


Internal Contacts: Contact with peers and others involving explanation of information (these contacts may be within or outside department or division), and the gathering of factual information; may include the communication of sensitive or confidential information.

External Contacts: Limited external contact to: gather information, answer queries, or ask assistance.

Communication Skills: Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Read, analyze and interpret business manuals, technical procedures and/or government regulations.

Decision-Making: Requires minimal decision-making responsibility.

Complexity, Judgment and Problem Solving: Work of a relatively routine nature. Requires the ability to understand the follow instructions.


Physical Demands: Frequent: Standing, Walking/Running, Sitting, Reaching, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing; Occasional: Climbing, Driving, Bending/Kneeling, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing, Fine Dexterity, Manual Dexterity; Upper Extremity Repetitive Motion, Lifting/Carrying 25lbs., Pushing/Pulling 25llbs.

Non-Physical Demands: Occasional: Analysis/Reasoning, Communication/Interpretation, Math/Mental Computation, Reading, Sustained Mental Activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, grant writing, composing reports), Writing.

Environmental Demands: Occasional: Work Alone, Frequent Task Changes, Tedious/Exacting Work, Dust, Temperature Extremes, Loud Noises.

Work Schedule: Routine shift hours. Infrequent overtime, weekend, or shift rotation.

Demands/Deadlines: Occasional stress due to deadlines or workload because of intermittent or cyclical work pressures, or occasional exposure to distressed individuals within the immediate work environment.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Not Applicable

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : General

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