Painter – 2nd Shift

$20 – $25/hour


Responsibilities:  Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint the interior and exterior surfaces of a variety of equipment.

Essential Functions:

• 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 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 nozzles 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.

Preferred Skills & Abilities:

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


BendTec offers a competitive compensation package and benefits including health, dental, PTO and retirement.

All Federal and State Labor laws apply.

BendTec is an Equal Opportunity Employer.