Thomas Industrial Coatings Industrial Painter in Pevely, Missouri

An equal opportunity, multi-certified industrial coatings and painting contractor is currently hiring industrial painters to perform interior and exterior painting of industrial projects,. Duties include prepping surfaces for painting and applying paint, assisting other skilled workers in performing their assigned duties, installing and disassembling access platforms and scaffolding.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Following safety instructions, rules, and regulations

  • Prepares surfaces using industrial materials and machinery

  • Abrasive blasting with high pressure hoses/nozzles and other tools

  • Performs a variety of routine, non-machine tasks, such as installing and removing containment systems/tarps, rigid containment, erecting scaffolding, fall protection systems, and safety barriers in line with “safe work procedure”

  • Painting using plural, conventional, and airless spray equipment, brushes, and rollers

  • Lifting, carrying, and holding building materials, tools, and supplies

  • Mixing, applying paints and solvents using hand and power tools

  • May use some machinery such as paint pumps, blast pots, recyclers, tele-handlers/forklifts, aerial boom lifts, scissor lifts, and other power tools / equipment

  • Work at heights

  • Work in tight and/or confined spaces

  • Install and/or dismantle ventilation systems

  • Will be transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion

  • Cleaning tools, equipment, materials, and work areas

  • May be called on to clean down manufacturing & paint equipment with solvents and power washer

JOB QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Completion of formal apprenticeship program or admittance through labor union. Considerable attention required to prevent injury to self and others when working on ladders, scaffolds, and other elevated work areas.

  • Physically stand or walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl for long periods

  • Use arms and hands to reach for, handle, and manipulate objects

  • Lift, carry, push, and pull materials weighing 50 to 125 pounds

  • Climb up and down ladders, stair towers, and scaffolds

  • Have the visual and hearing capacity to perform work without harm to self or others

  • Must be able to pass requirements of pre-employment testing

  • Able to work productively in heat index exposure at or about 112 ̊ F

  • Must be able to work productively in cold weather

  • Attend work regularly to ensure acclimation to temperature extremes

  • Prompt and on time attendance

  • Don and perform work wearing air purifying and supplied air respirators and abrasive blast hoods

  • Using / wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to full body harness, personal flotation device, tyvek coveralls, safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.

  • Adhere to the no smoking policy

  • Reporting injuries and unsafe conditions or work practices to supervisors immediately

  • Work well with others

  • Being familiar with the Code of Safe Work Practices, “Job Safety and You.”

  • Actively participating in “toolbox” or “tailgate” safety meetings

  • Must have the mental capacity / skill to attain and retain certifications related to the coatings industry

  • Be committed to an alcohol and drug free workplace

  • Work away from primary residence for long periods of time

  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by the supervisor

  • Industrial painting experience preferred