Industrial Painter in Chicago, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 1/27/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Industrial Painter

Job Summary

  1. Industrial Painter/Finisher position will be responsible for preparing and applying water and solvent-based primer, paint, clear coat and similar finishes to materials such as wood, plastic and metal. The Painter/Finisher will use various application techniques including HVLP, spray can, brushes and rollers. Industrial Painter/Finisher is responsible for inspecting and approving prepared surfaces prior to painting, assisting in material prep (sanding, masking, setup) supply inventory, organization and clean up.


Paint specialty items- Apply water and solvent-based primer, paint, stain, varnish, clear coat and or other finishes to custom cut lettering, fabricated structures and hardware made of wood, steel, aluminum, plexigass, plywood, MDF, sign foam, sintra and similar materials.

Adhere to production schedule, review work orders and GLOs, establish and delegate priorities.

Oder paint and supplies

Ensure materials are delivered to paint department on-time

Oversee and care for paint department tool assets, paint and supply inventory insuring proper organization, cleaning and maintenance of paint storage, mixing area, paint booth and surrounding workspaces.

Oversee and instruct other painters with production techniques and finishes according to SOP

Calculate paint volume and estimate time per job.

Attend production meeting and product reviews as needed.

Inspect projects prior to delivery

Advise tools, paints, finishes, processes and techniques for projects.

Inspect all prepared surfaces prior to painting to ensure impeccable finished results.

Assist in preparing surfaces for painting: Fill cracks, holes and imperfections, sand by hand, pneumatic, electric, drum and belt sander. Apply primer with brush, roller and spray or other fillers to provide finishes as required.

Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

Ability to work at a fast pace under pressure

Self-motivated and able to work independently and in teams

Comply with all personnel, departmental and safety policies

Read and understand work orders, tech drawings, cut sheets and written instructions

Other duties as assigned by team lead and/or Supervisor

Required Skills & Experience

Knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, and application techniques common to the painting trade. Automotive paint finishes, a plus.

Knowledge and skill in hazardous material handling, application, and disposal.

Physical Demands: Must be able to kneel, bend, sit, stand, walk for long periods of time.

Experience working with an Industrial Spray Paint gun

Experience in an Auto body shop or Industrial spray painting preferred

9AM-5PM: Monday- Friday OT Available (Includes Weekend Work) 


$20.00-24.00/hr DOE

Chicago, IL 60612

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