Altec, Inc. Painter - All Shifts-18686 in Duluth, Minnesota

Why Join Altec?If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc.,there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow,utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design,manufacturing and service;and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.Our Company:Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work "Safer and Smarter."Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.Our Values Sustain Our Vision:Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec's values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.Our Values: Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.ResponsibilitiesPURPOSE OF POSITION:Set up, operate and tend machines in order to coat/paint components, trucks and bodies.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES):Use and conduct proper care of PPEOperate the painting systemChange solvent and paint drumsFill hardener and paint drumsCheck paint viscosity during shift and adjust as necessaryPerform paint booth housekeeping and filter maintenancePerform quality checksMaintain proper care of guns for minimum painting downtimeSpray paint truck bodies and components using handheld spray gunEnsure proper surface preparation prior to paintingApply paint to obtain consistent dry film thicknessEnsure paint application meets the paint standardLoad and unload parts/components to be paintedUtilizes proper safety techniques with paint system applicationsFollow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practicesMaintain work area and shop tools/equipmentMaintain daily time recordsOther job duties as assigned.Group Leader Duties Include:oTrain associatesoAssigns workoAssists in maintaining the operation of the line via:oInspects each job before passing to the down line customer.oFill in for absent associates, as needed.oCommunicate with design engineers on quality or fit and function issues as they arise.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:High School Diploma/GED required.Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.Basic computer usage knowledge required.Proficiency in spraying with paint guns required, electrostatic preferred.Knowledge of automotive painting preferred.Vocational Training in lieu of experience will be considered.CERTIFICATION AND TRAININGWORK ENVIRONMENTVaries at each location, but could be extreme hot or cold, depending upon weather conditions.Job tasks may be inside or outside.Electrical hazards, elevated surfaces, moving objects, chemical or dust, mechanical hazards, vibrations and noiseWork will be performed in an enclosed booth/room.Weld smoke and fumes may existEQUIPMENT/TOOLSComputerBasic Hand Tools (wrenches, sockets, hammers, pliers, etc.)Inspection toolsKn