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Position: Metal Painter

Key Responsibilities

  • Surface Preparation: Prepare metal surfaces for painting by cleaning, sanding, and applying primers as necessary to ensure proper adhesion of paint. 

  • Paint Application: Apply paint to metal surfaces using spray guns, brushes, or rollers, ensuring even coverage and smooth finishes. Adjust paint application techniques based on the type of metal and desired finish. 

  • Color Matching: Mix paint colors to match specified shades or customer requirements, ensuring accuracy and consistency in color reproduction. 

  • Quality Control: Inspect painted surfaces for defects, such as runs, sags, or uneven coverage, and make necessary adjustments to achieve desired results. Perform touch-ups or rework as needed to meet quality standards. 

  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines when handling paint, solvents, and other hazardous materials. Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow proper ventilation procedures to minimize health risks. 

  • Equipment Maintenance: Maintain painting equipment and tools in good working condition by cleaning, calibrating, and performing routine maintenance tasks. Report any equipment malfunctions or issues to the supervisor for timely resolution. 

  • Documentation: Keep accurate records of paint usage, color formulas, and work performed. Complete job tickets, production reports, and other documentation as required by company policies and procedures.

  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate with other team members, including metal fabricators, welders, and finishers, to coordinate workflow and ensure timely completion of projects. 


  • Proven experience as a metal painter or similar role, with a strong portfolio demonstrating proficiency in painting metal surfaces. 

  • Knowledge of painting techniques, tools, and materials used in metal finishing processes. 

  • Familiarity with color theory, mixing paint colors, and matching shades to customer specifications. 

  • Attention to detail and ability to work with precision to achieve high-quality finishes. 

  • Strong understanding of safety practices and procedures when working with paints and chemicals. 

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment. 

  • Physical stamina and dexterity to perform repetitive tasks, lift heavy objects, and work in various environmental conditions. 

Education and Certification

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification required. 

  • Additional certification or training in painting, finishing, or related field preferred. 


  • Competitive wages. 

  • Opportunities for training and skill development in various areas of labor work. 

  • Health insurance. 

  • A supportive work environment with opportunities for growth and advancement. 

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