What are we looking for : We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working candidate who has experience and demonstrates competency in the application of industrial coatings to a high quality standardPrimary objectives of the position : Apply industrial coatings to a high quality standard using brush, roller and / or air / airless techniques on interiors or exteriors of buildings, vessels, equipment, machinery, and other surfaces where a protective coating and decorative finish is required.
Industrial coatings may include paint, varnish, enamel, acrylic, lacquer, shellac and epoxy resinExpected Results : Work is conducted safely, in an efficient and effective manner with quality standards achieved as follows : Determine methods, techniques, devices and materials that are best suited to the surface finish required.
Use tools and equipment of the trade to build up, shape, and level surfaces with metal and synthetic resins, plastics, and patching compounds.
Use tools and equipment such as abrasive / water blasting, scrapers, sandpaper, wire brushes and needle guns to prepare surface for coating.
Prepare coating materials by tinting, toning, matching, blending and mixing in various additives such as catalysts, drying agents, and retardants.
Prepare metals by treating them with chemicals and solvents.Apply coating materials so surfaces are free from skips, runs, and drips.
Ensure that the coating finish meets match, texture, decorative, thickness, and level requirements.Ensure the quality and depth of paintwork meets specifications.
Education / Training : Essential : Trade Certificate in Industrial CoatingsDesirable : Advanced Trade Certificate in Industrial Coatings Coatings Inspection qualificationsExperience required : Experience and demonstrated competency in the application of industrial coatings to a high quality standard, including paint, varnish, enamel, acrylic, lacquer and epoxy resin.
Understanding of a wide range of paint types, coating descriptions and specifications.Capable of following instructions.
Trained and capable of Working at heightTrained and capable of operating Elevated Work PlatformsTrained and capable of working in Confined Spaces (desirable)Trained and capable of operating a Gantry Crane and a Fork Hoist (desirable)Knowledge of the safe use of coatings application processes, as well as safe use of equipment and the handling of hazardous substances.
Experience in marine or heavy industrial environment Job Types : Full-time, ContractExperience : painting : 1 year (Preferred)