Paint Room Assistant (PRA)

Posted: 2021-09-24
Status: Full Time
Shift: 2nd
Location: New London, Wisconsin
Deadline: 2021-12-15


General Responsibilities

  • Set up, maintain and operate painting equipment per machine standards
  • Maintain steady flow of production through paint booth
  • Report accurate quantities, material used and time on MD Link
  • Prepare material for shipments
  • Maintain proper temperature and viscosity for paint
  • Maintain and clean spray guns and paint area
  • Read blueprints to comply with engineering standards
  • Apply a uniform application of paint to cover steel according to prints and standards

Additional Duties

  • Projects as assigned by the Supervisor
  • This description is not all-inclusive and represents typical elements and criteria necessary to perform this job successfully

 Education/Experience Required

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1-3 months related experience and/or training
  • Certification in forklift operation. The company will train, following hire, if necessary

Skills and Abilities

  • Read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedural manuals
  • Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Read write and understand English proficiently
  • Apply skills to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form
  • Satisfactorily perform essential duties
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure
  • Calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume

 Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Employee must be able to regularly stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Use hands to feel, finger or handle all types of materials
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and occasionally sit, climb or balance
  • Requires regular lifting of up to 50 pounds
  • Specific vision requirements; close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust your focus
  • Detect smells of machine performance malfunctions or poor quality paint
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

 Safety Issues

  • Must follow all safety rules and regulations regarding safety policies
  • Follow safety instructions and understand standard operating procedures
  • Regularly check bulletin board safety notices
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally exposed to vibration
  • Noise level is usually high and ear plugs are required
  • In the event of violation of the personal health safety and conduct rules, disciplinary actions will be imposed per the disciplinary process

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with, or without notice. Steel King Industries, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  This means that we do not discriminate based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or other classification protected under applicable law.  Reasonable accommodations will be considered for qualified applicants.


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