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Paint Prepper AND Sander

Posted Date: 09-27-21
Location: Modesto Paint Shop - CA
Manage Others: No
Availability: Full Time

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In this ever-growing industry, we strive to find qualified individuals to join our Ahern team and to continue the Ahern Family traditions as we strive for success in new, innovative ways.

Ahern Rentals is looking for a Paint Prep & Sander to prepare walls and other surfaces for painting by using sandpaper, scraping, and removing old paint. They make onsite preparations for building scaffolding and the covering of fixtures and fill cracks and holes with appropriate material like plaster. Painters blend paints and other materials to achieve the right color or texture and paint surfaces according to instructions with various tools.

Incentive Package includes:

  • Competitive pay
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life
  • Supplemental Insurance Options Available

Qualifications for Paint Prep & Sander:

  • 2+ years’ industrial painting experience preferred however will provide on the job training.
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to complete projects on time
  • Excellent communication and team-building skills

Responsibilities for Paint Prep & Sander include but not limited to:

  • Set-up working area (layout floor covering)
  • Operate lifting or moving devices to move equipment or materials to access areas to be painted
  • Remove decals, adhesive grease, dirt, paint, or rust from unit surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, washing tanks, or sandblasters
  • Taping/Masking preparation
  • Fill small dents or scratches with body fillers and smooth surfaces to prepare units for painting
  • Spray prepared surfaces with specified amounts of primers and decorative or finish coatings
  • Sand, polish, retouch, buff, degrease, or otherwise clean the unit surface.
  • Must wear proper PPE (fresh air respirator, painting overalls, etc.)
  • Mix color, blend paint and load paint into spray-painting equipment.
  • Dispose of hazardous waste in an appropriate manner

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