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Nix Metals
May 19, 2023
Poseyville, Indiana
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Position Title: Painter/Sandblaster

Division: Nix Coatings

Location: Poseyville, IN

Reports To: Operations Manager

Prepare metal for coatings by sandblasting the surface to remove rust, oil, and cutting fluids.

Our ideal candidate will
  • Prepare metal for painting, which includes sandblasting, sanding spatter and rust, wiping down steel to remove oil and cutting fluids, sand primer, and verifying removal of spatter and slag.
  • Use measurement devices to measure & record sandblast profile, primer & paint wet & dry mil thickness.
  • Perform daily maintenance routines on paint prep and blast equipment.
  • Identify and mask areas that are not to be painted.
  • Clean blast booths and lights and change filters.
  • Coordinate flow of and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Keep blast and prep area picked up and free of steel and tools, sweeping daily.
  • Follow safe operating and lifting procedures for overhead cranes.
  • Operate forklifts according to safe operating procedures.
  • Operate scissor-lifts according to safe operating procedures.
  • Wear proper safety equipment.
  • Ensures all company values are adhered to and promoted through leading by example and creating an environment of trust and teamwork
  • Participates in all requested job-related training and development, as well as taking an active interest in improving skills with other training programs
  • Follows all company and common sense safety policies, while using all required personal protective equipment
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed
Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used in service shops (fork-lifts, hydraulic lifts, etc)
  • Ability to lift 50 - 55 pounds as required without assistance
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain professionalism in the workplace
  • Strong organizational skills

Health Plans | Paid Holidays | Paid Time Off | 401K | Life Insurance | Structured Bonus Plans

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