Painter

San Marcos, TX

Looking for a great place to begin a career?

Join one of the world's largest privately owned industrial pipe fabrication facilities. 

Epic Piping offers competitive pay as well as a range of employee benefits, including health, dental, vision, and 401k.  

TASK FOR THIS POSITION:

  • Applies paints, surface preparatory materials and undercoating materials to a variety of surfaces, as appropriate, and according to Materials Safety Data Sheets ensuring compliance with hazardous materials guidelines. 

•  Observe machine gauges and equipment operation to detect defects or deviations from standards and adjust, as necessary.   

•  Determine paint flow, viscosity, and coating quality by performing visual inspections, or by using viscometers.   

•  Weigh or measure chemicals, coatings, or paints before adding them to machines.   

•  Turn dials, hand wheels, valves, or switches to regulate conveyor speeds, machine temperature, air pressure and circulation, and the flow or spray of coatings or paints.   

•  Start and stop operation of machines, using levers or buttons.   

•  Record operational data on specified forms.   

•  Start pumps to mix solutions and fill tanks.   

•  Operate auxiliary machines or equipment used in coating or painting processes.   

•  Fill hoppers, reservoirs, troughs, or pans with material used to coat, paint, or spray, using conveyors or pails.   

•  Perform test runs to ensure that equipment is set up properly.   

•  Clean machines, related equipment, and work areas, using water, solvents, and other cleaning aids.   

•  Thread or feed items or products through or around machine rollers and dryers. 

•  Attach hoses or nozzle to machines, using wrenches and pliers, and adjust to obtain the proper dispersion of spray.   

•  Remove materials, parts, or work pieces from painting or coating machines, using hand tools.   

•  Transfer completed items or products from machines to drying or storage areas, using handcarts, hand trucks, or cranes.   

•  Examine, measure, weigh, or test sample products to ensure conformance to specifications.   

•  Hold or position spray guns to direct spray onto articles.   

•  Place items or products on feed racks, spindles, or reel strands to coat, paint, or spray them, using hands, hoists, or truck lifts.   

•  Paint small items and perform touch-up painting, using paint brushes.   

Painter III may perform these additional functions: 

  • Guides Paint preppers on what is needed for each paint cart. 
  • Identifies top priority spools and coordinates with Material Handlers and Blasters to ensure they receive attention first.  
  • Perform duties pertaining to specific jobs that a Foreman may delegate to them. 
  • Assign job tasks to Material Handlers per Manager/Foreman instructions. 
  • Manage skeleton crew on weekends when needed. 
  • Assist Foreman in overseeing projects.  

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Education:  High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED): Preferred

Experience: 

            Painter I: 1-3 years of experience in Industrial Painting

            Painter II: 3-5 years of experience in Industrial Painting

            Painter III: 5+ years of experience in Industrial Painting

Computer Skills:  Not applicable. 

Certifications & Licenses: None specifically required.

Epic Piping provides unmatched experience servicing thechemical, power, refining, offshore, and oil & gas industries.