• Paint and Special Compound Applier

    Location US-PA-Jeannette
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Skilled Trade
  • Overview

    To perform Hand or spray application of paint and special compounds of parts, assemblies and finished apparatus.



    Hot airless, air, hot filling and sound deadening spray units, job hoist, steam jenny, air sanders, paint units, brushes, scrapers, wire brushes, ladders, scaffolds, chain and cable slings, safety equipment, small hand tools, electrostatic spray unit, worksaver, floor operated bridge hoist, small power hand tools, vacuum cleaner, protective cover, portable blasting equipment, gages or instruments to check proper millage of paint, overhead cranes, fork lift truck and other material handling equipment.



    USED: Paint,  varnish, shellac, thinners, solvents, filling compounds, oil, mashing tape, air, corrosion, preening compounds, name plate tags, healing torch, etc.

    PRODUCED: Painted, varnished, shellacked, filled and slushed turbines, compressors, strainers, heaters, condensers, ejectors, tanks, turbochargers, mill motors, castings, gears, shafts, etc.


    1. Receives instructions from supervision.
    2. Works from work order book, drawings or special instructions.
    3. Selects equipment and material required for individual job.
    4. Stirs, shakes, mixes or things compounds as required.
    5. Mixes paints by adding ingredients as required to obtain proper consistency.
    6. Positions material by using a jib hoist or by means of an overhead crane.
    7. Cleans surfaces prior to painting by sanding, scraping, wire brushing, washing, etc.
    8. Prepares material for painting by filling and rubbing out, patching holes and crevices, masking, slushing, etc.
    9. Applies paint, varnish, shellac, solvents, filling compounds, sound deadening and other special compounds using a spray gun and/or brush.
    10. Loads material on flatbed trucks after painting operation.
    11. Obtains painting material from stock, as required.
    12. Removes and cleans any material by means of steam jenny for painting or production requirement.
    13. Climbs and works from ladders and low scaffolds occasionally.
    14. Makes minor repairs on spray units such as changing circulatory and draw vales, replacing nozzles, etc.
    15. Cleans paint spray unit and brushes after using.
    16. Cleans paint spray booth as required.
    17. Reports production count, time and identifying data as required.
    18. Maintains good housekeeping by keeping tools, material and equipment in proper place.
    19. Reports defective material and equipment to supervision.
    20. Observes all safety rules.
    21. Moves material in and out of laydown area or paint booth area.
    22. Checks wet and dry mil thickness of paint.
    23. Operates overhead crane.
    24. Operates fork lift truck and other material handling equipment.
    25. Attach name plate tags as required.
    26. Applies protective cover to finished unity as required.


    The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.


    Must be available to work all shifts and overtime as needed.



    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.


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