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Industrial Painter

National Industrial Shop Coatings, LLC, with facilities in Sanford, Michigan, is a quality focused industrial shop coatings company providing excellence in work product.  Hiring exceptional employees is a key strategy to our continuing success.

Position Summary:

The Painter position will be responsible for all aspects of coatings application to surfaces, meeting customer and industry standards/specifications.

Key Responsibilities:

Safe Work Performance

  • Uphold company safety manual requirements for operations personnel
  • Identify unsafe working conditions, correcting or mitigating risks immediately
  • Utilize and authorize all employees to use “Stop Work Authority” for any unsafe condition or act
  • Encourage participation in proactive safety program from all employees
  • Follow all manufacturer and Company safety requirements for handling, storing and mixing of paints, solvents and flammable materials.

Environmentally Sound Operations

  • Properly record all products used per paint booth on log forms for environmental reporting
  • Properly dispose of all waste products according to waste classification in containers provided.
  • Actively seek ways to reduce waste and emissions that balance with safe, quality, profitable work product results

Quality Work Product

  • Understand all customer and industry standards for surface preparation and application of coatings. Mix, prepare and apply all coatings to manufacturer instructions.
  • Adhere to all hold points for NACE inspection requirements
  • Stop all product that does not meet standards from leaving facility


  • Clean and maintain painting equipment/tools and work area
  • Meet required production rates for coating applications



  • Ability to read and understand product labels and follow directions for paints, solvents and related projects.
  • Minimum 2 years in shop applied industrial coatings
  • NACE Level 1 certification is preferred
  • Ability to be fitted and qualify to wear respirators
  • Ability to use airless and HVLP/conventional spray equipment, brushes, rollers for application of coatings
  • Specific vision abilities are required by this job and include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus


Working Conditions:

  • Environmental conditions – will be exposed to variable/extreme outside conditions, including rough terrain. Ability to lift 50 pounds, climb, bend, reach, crawl and stoop.
  • Manufacturing shop environment – exposure to noise, moving equipment, chemicals, fumes and precautions required for hazard conditions


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Full Time


Sanford, MI

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