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JLG Industries Painter in Dodge Center, Minnesota


The Commercial segment is a leading manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles, front and rear discharge concrete mixers, portable and stationary concrete batch plants, field service vehicles, and truck mounted cranes. All backed by 24/7 support, our segment’s brands consist of McNeilus, CON-E-CO, London Machinery, and IMT. Oshkosh Commercial leads it's industries in both innovation & quality.

Oshkosh Commercial is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


This position is responsible for applying primer and topcoat to commercial vehicles using spray gun equipment and techniques. Painters must follow high quality standards to minimize defects and exceed customer standards.


  1. Inspect units and parts scheduled to be painted

  2. Clean and wipe down vehicles

  3. Mix paints and primers to exact specifications ordered by the customer

  4. Paint in detailed and large-scale settings, primarily on refuse and concrete mixer truck parts and truck bodies

  5. Utilizes both large and small spraying equipment for appropriate areas of painting including compressors, sandblasters and other power equipment

  6. Maintain painting equipment to ensure proper performance

  7. Inspect painted units for flaws occurring in the initial painting process

  8. Sand and prepare surfaces for repairing any imperfections

  9. Clean paint booth and equipment with the use of solvents

  10. Identification, safe handling, and appropriate disposal of materials

  11. Train as a hazardous waste material handler as required under the EPA/DNR requirements (40CFR 265.17)

  12. Acquire knowledge of OSHA and EPA requirements

  13. Train and work in various areas of production in response to production demands

  14. Follow verbal and written work instructions

  15. Regular attendance required

  16. Attention to detail necessary to adhere to quality standards

  17. Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  18. Regular attendance required

  19. All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned

  20. Per 40 CFR 265.16(d)(1-3) - This position requires initial training within 6 months and annual thereafter as a hazardous waste handler as required by the EPA RCRA hazardous waste rules.

  21. Responsible for and trained to understand waste hazards, storage time limits, satellite accumulation, marking, labeling, weekly inspections, aisle space, storage, manifest shipping, use and location of emergency equipment, response to spills and fires, evacuation routes, etc.


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 6+ months of industrial paint experience

  • Ability to successfully complete pulmonary function test to obtain respirator certification

  • Follows all safety and compliance regulations

  • Willing to work over 40 hours per week

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen


  • Basic math skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Enjoys working in a team environment

  • 1+ year(s) of experience spray painting in a manufacturing industry

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.