Powder Coat Painter (2nd Shift)

  • Pridestaff
  • Bethlehem,PA,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

Powder Coat Painter (2nd Shift)

Bethlehem, PA

PrideStaff's client develops industry-leading emergency power products.  This is an exceptional direct hire opportunity with pay starting at $17 - $20/hour (DOE).

Summary: Operates cone, disk, or nozzle type electrostatic painting equipment to spray negatively charged paint particles onto positively charged workpieces by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned as required by production needs; this may include being temporarily moved to another department, shift or area to help out or cross train.

  • Moves switches and dials to start flow current and to activate conveyor and paint spraying equipment.
  • Turns valves and observes gauges to set pressure and to control flow of paint to each spray station.
  • Adjusts paint controls to maintain specified mix of powder coat paint in tanks.
  • Inspects painted units for excess coating and unpainted areas.
  • Readjusts pressure valves to control direction and pattern of spray and to correct flaws in coating.
  • Cleans paint from ceiling and walls of booth, conveyor hooks or grid, and from disks, cones, spray heads, and hoses as specified.
  • Hand sprays parts to cover unpainted areas or apply rust preventative.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Benefits Include:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Compensation / Pay Rate (Up to): $17 - $20/hour (DOE)