Painter, Indust Coating & Lining App Specialist

Prepare surfaces of bridges and other structures and tanks using abrasive blasting and then apply coatings by means of sprayers, brushes, or rollers. Work with various blast medias and other materials and apply special coatings. The painters must be able to mix paints as well as do sandblasting and water blasting.

working conditions

Painter, Indust Coating & Lining App Specialist work outside in relatively mild  or hot weather. Work is seasonal and physically demanding. Most work is seven days a week and out-of-town for the season. New materials and methods tend to give more steady employment throughout the season. Personal protective equipment must be worn. The work involves standing, bending, climbing and working with arms over the head much of the time.

interest & temperament

Painter, Indust Coating & Lining App Specialists must have manual dexterity as well as steady nerves to work in high places. They should not be allergic to or bothered by paint fumes, toxic materials and spray dust. They should have a certain artistic sense in order to do a first-class job. Good eye-sight and sense of color is especially important to properly mix paint to specific colors.

educational background

Courses in general mathematics, blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, general construction with shop provide a good background.

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