Our client is currently seeking a Spray Booth Operator who can join their growing team in the Oshawa, ON area. The successful candidate will be applying surface coatings to vehicles.

Requirements:

  • Operate and use required tools and equipment skillfully and safely
  • Keep records and prepare reports
  • Perform heavy physical labour
  • Coordinate work flow for multiple projects
  • Read, comprehend, and work from plans and work instructions
  • Train and direct the work of others
  • Follow and give oral and written instructions
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population
  • Must have knowledge of:
    • Commercial, industrial practices, processes and equipment of the painting trade
    • Paints, polyurethanes, primers, lacquers, enamels, epoxies, paint removers, solvents, cleaners and related materials, and of their properties and application
    • Applicable code requirements
    • Methods and practices followed in the maintennance of tools, machinery, and equipment
    • Occupational hazards of the painting trade and precautionary measures to be observed
  • Must possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and an acceptable driving record
  • Must have the ability to complete the following training as required
    • Forklift operation certification
    • Lock out tag out, fall arrest, confined space, ladder safety, emergency evacuation, in house OSHA and respirator training
  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment (up to 50lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking
  • Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the construction trades
  • Must be able to handle hazardous materials

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, primes, sands, seals, patches, cleans and paints truck beds, surfaces, utilizing all types of painting materials such as primers, poly urethane’s, lacquer thinner finishes
  • Tapes, sands, repairs and applies texturing layers on a variety of surfaces
  • Operates, cleans and maintains all painting equipment, including brush, sprayers and robotic spray guns and pumps, etc.
  • Keeps records and submits reports of work
  • Erects scaffolding, rigging and ladders as necessary in a manner consistent with safety codes
  • Reads and understands work instructions
  • Ability to understand acceptable spray patterns, clogged mix chambers and tips
  • Understands tolerances of spray equipment and bed liner build tolerances
  • Capable of spraying bed liner using manual application equipment in the event of robotic failures, or repairs

If you believe you meet the qualifications of this role please send your resume to daniela@canadianexecutivesearch.com

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