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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Industrial Painter
ASC : Paint
Whitby, Ontario


Industrial Painter

Reports To:

Senior Operations Manager



Position Overview

Industrial Painter is responsible for ensuring that all parts are sprayed to a consistently high quality in a manufacturing environment. Responsibilities will include the identification and discarding of defective products, performing all work in a safe manner, cleaning and maintaining painting and coating, ventilation, compressed air and person protective equipment.

The Industrial Painter is responsible for tending to and operating machines that spray/coat products with paint, and machines that bring a quality finish to the product. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Essential Job Functions
  • Select appropriate paint or mix paints according to a pre-determined formula.
  • Operate equipment to clean, wash, strip, sand, or otherwise prepare items for application of paint.
  • Operate hand-held spray guns to spray paint or coat stationary items.
  • Paint small items and apply touch-ups
  • Clean and maintain painting and coating, ventilation, compressed air and personal protective equipment.
  • Mark, record and report defects
  • Clean and perform preparation of work-site.
  • Completes required job control, inventory and related reports (example: timecards)
  • Maintains assigned work area and equipment in a safe and professional manner.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and legally compliant workplace
  • Identify and document potential environmental and safety problems to members of the Joint Health & Safety Committee.
  • Maintain product quality
  • Operate various types of machinery as required
  • Knowledge of chemical application techniques.


Job Requirements
  • Post-Secondary diploma in a related field preferred
  • 3 years experience as an Industrial Painter.
  • Experience using a spray gun
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to read electrical schematics, blueprints and other technical diagrams
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.
  • Ability to lift objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform physical labour.
  • Attention to detail