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Industrial Painter/Shotblaster - Day Shift

Company: Astec Industries
Location: Yankton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

At Astec-Yankton, formerly known as Kolberg-Pioneer, our mission is to design, build, and capitalize on the most innovative solutions and products for the industries and customers we serve globally. Our employees thrive in a safe and team-oriented work environment where they are empowered to make suggestions for operational and sustainability enhancements. With safety as our first core value, we take pride in developing talent and invest in training, protective equipment, and technology for continuous improvement. If you share our dedication to advancement and quality services, we'd love to have you join us at Astec-Yankton, formerly known as Kolberg-Pioneer!The Industrial Painter/Shotblaster will be responsible for all aspects of painting/shotblasting equipment. This includes preparing surfaces, mixing paint, utilizing spraying equipment, operating paint booths, rolling and touching up, applying decals, etc.Our Industrial Painters/Shotblasters earn a starting salary of $20.40 per hour. Our Day Shift hours are Week 1: Monday-Thursday 5:30am-3:00pm and Friday 5:30am-2:00pm & Week 2: Monday-Thursday 5:30am-3:00pm, Friday off (Schedule is subject to change if in overtime)This position is Sign-On Bonus eligible!What You'll Do:Operate or use various hand, power, and air tools including grinders (portable & bench), wrenches, hammer, cutting torches, drills, punches, and a tape measure. Also operate or use forklifts, and overhead hoists and cranes with associated rigging equipment.Use a computer mouse to access and open/close computer documents.Operate paint sprayer or other equipment to apply industrial paint on metals or products. (Use air-assisted airless spraying and electrostatic powder coat paint systems)Monitor work to ensure desired results.Ensure that all materials are labeled accurately.Clean, shot blast, and prepare equipment surface for painting.Inspect all products to ensure that the end results follow Astec's guidelines.Operate paint sprayer or other equipment to apply industrial paint on metals or products. (Use air-assisted airless spraying and electrostatic powder coat paint systems)Monitor work to ensure desired results.Ensure that all materials are labeled accurately.Clean, shot blast, and prepare equipment surface for painting.Inspect all products to ensure that the end results follow Astec's guidelines.Accomplish all daily painting production requirements and complete assigned paint tasks in an efficient manner.Ensure painting assignments are properly completed as it relates to quality assurance (proper material and equipment usage). Must be able to use paint spray and shot blast equipment in various positions as well as manual painting productsEnsure safe work practices are followed and adhered toCheck production schedule or shop request list and plan work tasksApply primer and finish coats with attention to safety, quality, and efficiencyMix and match paintClean and maintain spray guns, shot blasters, and other painting equipmentMay work with unpleasant or toxic fumes and materials wearing protective and safety equipmentPainter spends a substantial portion of the work time spray painting.Why You'll Love Working for Us:Health, Dental, Vision- Day 1 EligibilityLife, and Spousal InsuranceHealth Savings and Flexible Spending AccountsShort-Term and Long-Term Disability401(k) with Company MatchPTOEmployee Wellness Programs, Tuition Aid, and Employee AssistanceWhat We Need from You:High School diploma or GED preferredHeavy industrial equipment painting experience preferredMust be detail oriented, good workmanship while taking and following direction with little to no supervision.Strong problem-solving skills desired.Must be able to operate paint spray and shot blasting equipment, mixing equipment, booth equipment, work from ladders, lifts, etc. to properly apply various paints and coatings to industrial products.Must be able to select appropriate coatings, paints, or sprays and prepare them by mixing in the correct ratios using automated paint mixing equipment.Scissors lift, forklift, and overhead crane experience preferred.ASTEC is a Drug Free Workplace, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.#inastec

Keywords: Astec Industries, Sioux City , Industrial Painter/Shotblaster - Day Shift, Other , Yankton, Iowa

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