Skilled Industrial Paint Technician


Skilled Industrial Paint Technician

  • Experience with industrial & commercial spray applied coatings ideal!
  • Hourly Rate: $18 – $24 /hr (negotiable with experience)
  • 401k w/ Employer Match, Health/Dental/Vision Benefits/Aflac Supplementary Benefits (available after 90 days)
  • Short Term Disability/AD&D/ Life (available after 60 days)
  • Set Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00 am-3:30 pm 
  • Overtime Available (occasionally) & Field Service Opportunity

Arbonite is looking to hire Spray Technicians with familiarity with metal surface preparation and skills in applying the following industrial coatings: polyurethane, spray applied coatings, epoxy & PVC.

WE CREATE TECHNICIANS! Don't panic we will teach all of the specifics needed to become an expert applicator of corrosion resistant coatings, knowing the basics is a value add!

Company Overview


Founded in 1946, Arbonite is a growing, widely recognized coating and rubber lining applicator. With a team that possesses over 210 years of cumulative technician experience, we are one of the leading coating and lining applicators in North America, servicing customers in the following industries: power generation, water and waste treatment, chemical processing and manufacturing, metal plating, pharmaceutical manufacturing, oil and gas, liquid bulk transportation, and railroad.

 Roles and Responsibilities:

Successfully complete job-specific training and master the role to which you've been initially assigned -- surface preparation, spray coating or rubber lining application

  • Surface preparation includes, but is not limited to:
    • Identification of surfaces to be prepared and protection (masking) of surfaces that are to be left uncoated
    • Lining removal, pressure washing, solvent wiping, grinding, and abrasive blasting
    • Material handling
    • Basic troubleshooting of equipment
    • Quality assurance
  • Spray coating application includes:
    • Application of solvent-borne materials such as inorganic zincs, epoxies, polyurethanes, baked phenolics, and vinyl esters
    • Application of solvent-free materials such as 100%-solids epoxies and plastisols (PVC based materials)
    • Basic knowledge of both airless and conventional spray systems, as well as routine cleaning procedures and maintenance of the same
    • Quality assurance

Please be advised that the list above is provided as an explanation of expected duties on a day-to-day basis. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties. Other duties may be added at any time, as required.

 Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or educational equivalent (GED) preferred
  • Experience using power tools is preferred
  • Forklift experience preferred, but not required
  • Must work well in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to meet or exceed the Company's attendance and punctuality standards
  • Reliable transportation is required
  • Possess good problem-solving skills
  • Must be professional and have a good work ethic
  • Must be well-organized and have good housekeeping skills

 Physical Demands

  • Lifting required (5-50 lbs.)
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to work in confined spaces without claustrophobia
  • Bending at the waist, sitting, kneeling, laying horizontally, climbing, standing for prolonged periods and walking as the job requires

 Environmental conditions

  • Extreme heat or cold
  • Noise level, which may at times require hearing protection (earplugs or other means)
  • Heights
  • Electricity
  • Exposure to chemicals and solvents        

 Military Veterans Strongly Encouraged to Apply

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