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Virginia – Georgia Transformer Corporation




Title:                Painter I

Reports to:     Production Supervisor

Location: Rincon, GA


The Painter prepares surfaces for painting and finishing; applies undercoats and finish coats using the full range of application methods and materials; mixes and matches paints and finishes; advises in the selection and storage of painting materials. Maintains equipment. Performs related work as required.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Read job orders and inspect workpieces to determine work procedures and materials required.
  • Clean surfaces of workpieces in preparation for coating, using cleaning fluids, solvents, brushes, steam or sandblasting.
  • Apply coatings to protect surfaces, using spray guns or brushes.
  • Examine finished surfaces of workpieces to verify conformance to specifications and retouch any defective areas.
  • Clean and maintain tools and equipment, using solvents, brushes, and rags.
  • Rinse, drain, or wipe coated workpieces to remove excess coating material or to facilitate setting of finish coats on workpieces.
  • Place coated workpieces in ovens or dryers for specified times to dry or harden finishes.

Required Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • 1-2 years of painting experience in a manufacturing or facilities operations setting
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings / diagrams and specifications – paint instructions
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs unassisted
  • Ability to bend, stand, climb or walk around very large objects
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, evening / off shifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Experienced with forklift operations

Desired Characteristics and Abilities

  • Knowledge of industrial practices and processes of the manufacturing painting trade; paints, lacquers, enamels, epoxies, paint removers and related materials.
  • Knowledge of application methods and practices
  • Willingly accepts job challenges and work under stress or pressure
  • Self-starter – able to work with minimal direction or supervision


  • Craftsmanship – The pride one puts into each and every product they produce.
  • Mix and Match — The ability to mix and match paints and apply protective finishes to a wide variety of surfaces.
  • Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Near Vision — The ability to read gauges and counter devices at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

Tools & Technology

  • Wet and dry abrasive equipment

 Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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