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Powell Industries, Inc. Painter, Weekend Shift in North Canton, Ohio

As a Painter, you will be required to perform the following tasks:

*Paint raw steel platforms and various products and equipment.

  • Move platforms and various products using a overhead crane or forklift.

  • Perform Wet Painting tasks in a safe and timely manner.

  • On occasion be required to perform general labor and cleaning tasks as directed by your supervisor or leadperson.

  • Keep up with routine maintenance procedures and cleaning equipment.

  • Document inspections and paint usage in proper records.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of grammar school education.

  • Ability to perform basic math functions.

  • Must have a basic command of the English language, both written and verbal.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience of wet painting, sandblasting and surface preparation techniques.

  • Proficient with use of Airless and Conventional paint spaying systems with very minimal to no defects.

  • Knowledge of wet painting and proper paint mixing technique (ex: two part Epoxy primer and Polyurethane paint).

  • Proficient with use of Steel Grit Blasting equipment and knowledge of basic maintenance.

  • Ability to work independently or part of a small team and perform required tasks with little supervision.

  • Ability to maintain a clean work area by picking up trash and sweeping the floor and disposing of paints and solvents in appropriate location. Throughout and at the end of the shift.

  • Ability to perform and recognize a Commercial Grade Blast cleaning on steel.

  • Ability to use a wet paint film thickness gauge and dry film thickness gauge.

  • Ability to use a dial thickness gauge to achieve appropriate anchor profile of required blast.

  • Ability to recognize and properly repair defects in paint finish (ex: runs, holidays and orange peel).

  • Ability to perform basic troubleshooting functions on Airless and Conventional paint spaying equipment.

  • Ability to follow directions, company operating procedure , safety rules and ISO requirements.

  • Ability to work up to 12 hour shifts upon request. Frequently required to work a 6th day (Saturday) during your normal shift, and required to work an occasional 7th day (Sunday).

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand and walk on concrete floor continuously for a minimum of 8 hours per day.

  • Ability to lift metal objects of up to 50 pounds frequently for a minimum of 8 hours per day.

  • Ability to pass a breathing test and full-face respirator fitment test.

    In our 70+ year history, Powell has always known that our employees are at the heart of our success. Without question, we have the most talented people in all parts of our organization. As a manufacturer, we recruit and hire experienced and knowledgeable applicants to ensure our product is engineered, fabricated and assembled to customer specifications!

    Powered by Innovation - Powell’s culture has and will always be founded in our "can do" attitude. If we can imagine it, we can do it. Become a part of our story, and let us help you write yours. Hard work pays off in all of our teams, with opportunity for advancement and promotion without sacrificing work-life balance. Successful candidates must have a legal authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis, with only those candidates selected for interview contacted.

    We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability

    If you need an accommodation in the hiring process, you may contact 713.378.2685. Application status inquiries will not be accepted in this manner.