Blast Painter, Brewer, Maine

Brewer, ME 04412
Posted 2 months ago

The BLAST PAINTER Painter is responsible for preparation, sandblasting and coating of manufactured steel products to meet customer and internal quality requirements.


  • Receives materials from shop and determines best practice for setup and coating based on material size and shop floor constraints.
  • Properly supports and safely stores products to be painted. Utilizes angle blocking, wires, etc. to position/ hold items for efficient application of coatings.
  • Sandblasts and/or paints parts consistent with drawings, customer specifications and internal quality standards.
  • Applies clear understanding of paint mil gauge and the comparison of wet mils versus dry mils to achieve appropriate dry mils at completion, as required by manufacturer specifications.
  • Prepares paint and properly loads sprayer according to manufacturer’s instructions (e.g. mixing, thinning, pot life, induction time, etc.) for all types of paints applied.
  • Stencils lettering, numbers, or other identifying information as required on drawings.
  • Maintains equipment in clean, optimum working condition at all times.
  • Cleans paint area and equipment after completion and ensures that there is no color transfer from one application to the next. Keeps paint area and surrounding environment clean and free of clutter and debris.

Education, Experience, and Abilities Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with applicable mechanical/technical skill preferred
  • Ability to: stand frequently and for several hours at a time; climb, reach and carry parts and equipment; lift 50lbs unassisted; work in extreme (hot and cold) temperatures and weather conditions
  • Ability to: operates a forklift and/or crane to load and unload materials before and after coating.
  • Must be willing and able to work in heat and cold conditions as much of the work of this position is outside
  • Complies with State and Federal SAFETY regulations and Company SAFETY policies and procedures.

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