Position: Spray Painter/Blaster

You may receive instructions from or report to different management and supervisory personnel depending on the particular project or your work assignment.

Range of Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Abide by company safety rules and safety policies.
  • Grit blast vessel surfaces and products as described in work orders and procedures.
  • Paint and prime vessels and production components as required.
  • Use of paint equipment and paint processes.
  • Complete operation sequences on work orders.
  • Inspect own work, record quantity, date and sign off work order.
  • Request paint supplies as required meeting production requirements.
  • Take measurements of weather, air and surface conditions and prepare reports as required.
  • Complete paint spraying and sandblasting permits.
  • Abide by the company's environmental guidelines.
  • Maintain and clean paint guns and related equipment.
  • Assist the Shipyard Foreman in work scheduling when required.
  • Complete jobs and paper work as per the ISO requirements.
  • Carry out all other tasks as required maintaining daily plant operations.

 

Personal Qualities

  • Should like working around marine engines and boats.
  • Must be willing to work indoors and outdoors.
  • Enjoy working to close and exacting tolerances.
  • Must have solid written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • The ideal candidate will be able to work in a team environment, demonstrate a willingness to meet production and quality requirements on a consistent basis.
  • Candidates must be capable of doing physically demanding work, are energetic, flexible and possess a strong work ethic.
  • Be willing to learn new things on a consistent basis.
  • Be familiar with working computerized equipment.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced ever-changing environment is an asset.

 

Education RequirementsKnowledge and Skills:

  • Completion of college/CEGEP/ Vocational or technical training.
  • WIMIS training.
  • Journeyman preferred, but apprentice will be considered.
  • Experience in a shipyard setting would be a definite asset.
  • Ability to work with different types of materials or products such as general metal products, construction materials or coatings.
  • Complete understanding of spray painting/sand blasting equipment, painting and general labour skills.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Safety – You are required to participate and comply with all company safety rules and safe work practices as outlined in the company's safety policy. This includes conducting regular hazard assessments when starting new assignments and when work site conditions dictate.
  • Personal Protective Equipment - You are required to wear Personal Protective Equipment that is approved and required for your particular work assignment. Check with your supervisor or safety representative if you are unsure about required PPE.
  • ISO Procedures – You are required to participate and comply with all ISO 9001:2008 procedures and documentation as they relate to your position and work assignment.
  • Customer Relations - You will from time to time have personal contact with the company's customers. Customers are the most important part of our business. Treat each customer courteously and with respect. It is very important that the directions and opinions of customers are passed on to your supervisor or the company's management when appropriate.

 

If you are interested in this position please send your resume and cover letter (pdf format preferred) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.