- Follows surface preparation specifications on trailers and accessories.
- Follows supervisor/assistant supervisor’s instructions.
- Uses blasting equipment to remove rust, carbon, mill scale and weld spatter. May be required to use buffers and chippers etc. to clean hard to reach areas.
- Handles and utilizes all material used in the blast areas in a safe manner.
- Applies primer and topcoat to trailers.
- Repairs paint on trailers
- Maintains Paint vault.
- Inspects own work and trainee’s work.
- Dries and prepares trailer for paint booth by setting on paint carts.
- Operates overhead crane in a safe manner.
- Is familiar with all equipment used and is responsible for routine maintenance and upkeep.
- Advises supervisor of any problems with sandblasting equipment or trailers.
- Monitors supplies needed in area and updates supervisor as necessary.
- Carefully prepares trailers for blasting or painting, by masking off key components on the trailer that are not blasted or painted.
- Handles, stores and disposes of all hazardous materials properly. Successfully completes annual training.
- Follow standard work and procedures.
- Must adhere to all safety standards set by the company.
- Monitors pH level of prep wash effluent throughout shift to maintain compliance.
- Performs axle alignments and adjusts brakes as directed.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Qualifications: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
- Must be proficient in shop floor computer operating systems.
- Must have achieved most Painter I skills.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
- Ability to work up to a 12-hour shift.
- Ability to fluctuate hours to accommodate needs.
- While performing duties of job, employee is required to: stand, kneel, walk, sit, climb, bend, and twist; use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
- Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to changes in temperature and humidity, exposure to dust, fumes and is near moving machinery.
- Upon initial assignment to an area where hazardous waste will be handled, training of management of hazardous waste must be conducted within six months of start date.
- Annual training is required for management of hazardous waste including a review of the company contingency plan.
This position profile describes the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Furthermore, this position profile does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
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