Pro Staff

Paint And Prep

WINDOM, Minnesota
Jan 19, 2017
Mar 31, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Pro Staff in partnership with FAST Global Solutions located in Windom have an exciting opportunity!   A painting candidate needs to be capable of performing a variety of functions. The individual should be familiar with and capable of using various types of painting equipment. Maybe required to perform other miscellaneous tasks, as supervision deems necessary. Prepares surface of components and large weldments to be powder coated by removing burrs, slag, spatter, rust, and scale. Hangs parts from racks, blasts, washes, dries parts, and applies an even coating of powder that meets company standards. A Painter and Prep person is also required to perform other miscellaneous tasks, as supervision deems necessary. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Successfully complete a pulmonary function test. - Be able to follow directions to determine what color parts get painted. - Examines and feels surface for defects. - Determine what process should be used when cleaning and hanging parts. - Use a variety of hand tools and machines. - Starts grinder and moves it over surface to remove scratches, excess weld material and burrs. - Performs light maintenance and is able to make minor repairs to equipment used. - Removes worn abrasive discs, wheels and belts and sharpen chisels and scrapers. - Shovels or pours abrasives such as sand, grit, or shot of specified grade into machine hopper. - Operates sandblasting machine to clean surfaces prior to painting or coating. - Be able to move parts in and out of area. EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE): Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS: Forklift training certificate or the ability to receive it. SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED: - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions. - Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables. - Ability to perform simple shop math. EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM JOB: Powder paint gun, blast booth, disc sander, hand grinder, hand tools, pressure washer, air hose, belt sander, forklift, saw horses, jib crane, chain hoist, ear plugs, eye protection, safety shoes, protective clothing. If you are interested in learning more about our opportunities, please apply online at or call (507) 832-8028 to speak with a recruiter directly!  Pro Staff, an Atterro Human Capital Group company, offers short-term to long-term projects, temporary to contract-to-hire, or direct placements. With proven expertise in Administrative/Clerical and Light Industrial/Manufacturing backgrounds, Pro Staff matches the right people with the right career opportunities.