Kelly Services INDUSTRIAL PAINTER in East Peoria, Illinois

Job Description


The Electrical / Mechanical painter will be expected to mix and prepare paint & primer in addition; he/she will prepare surfaces and apply paint to large enclosures, bases, engines, containers and other miscellaneous items as required. He/she will also be expected to clean and monitor all paint equipment, paint booth filters and painting area. Must have experience with painting large items.

  • Locate and/or move all items to be painted into the proper area.

  • Prepare surfaces, including cleaning, masking, sanding or blasting prior to applying paint.

  • Prepare paint, including selection, mixing and measuring.

  • Apply paint to sheet metal, enclosures, bases, engines, containers and other miscellaneous pieces as specified or directed, using the proper spray paint equipment as required and meeting all applicable standards.

  • Clean and maintain all paint equipment and tools providing general upkeep and repair as needed.

  • Clean and maintain paint booth and /or area including changing filters and keeping the area organized.

  • Repair and/or repaint jobs that have been damaged during production.

  • Maintain a high degree of attention and awareness, taking care to avoid an accident, injury, or any other hazard or damage to material, equipment or person. Identify and use all appropriate safety equipment and follow all safety requirements.

  • Knowledge in mixing and applying paint & primer products.

  • Know how to determine the proper surface preparation and paint process for each substrate.

  • Know how to set and operate paint equipment.

  • Know how to use and read a Zhan cup to check for proper viscosity.

  • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to work with his or her hands.

  • Ability to operate a fork truck.

  • Ability to work independently or as a team with a high degree of commitment.

  • Experience with the preparation and application of paint to metal and other surfaces, including the use of spray applicators, such as conventional, H.V.L.P, cup and gravity fed guns.

  • Experience with common hand tools and hand held pneumatic tools such as spray paint guns, air sanders and scrapers.


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