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Painter I - Ditch Witch


Perry, Oklahoma

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Pay: $17.68/hour

What Can We Give You?

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Matching up to 4%, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, 10 Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, and more!

Painter I at Ditch Witch:

This employee works closely with the other members of a team to shot blast and paint equipment and parts. This position is a part of a team that rotates responsibilities.

What Will You Do?

  • Read information from computer terminals, written instructions, etc.

  • Set up and adjust equipment using a variety of tools (i.e. wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.).

  • Operate spray painting equipment to apply finish to equipment and parts.

  • Maintain, clean, and monitor paint line and all equipment to ensure quality finished products, avoid defects, and conserve paint.

  • Hang equipment and parts onto an overhead chain conveyor with hoist and/or manually. 

  • Conduct a finish quality check. Sand and touch-up as needed.

  • Use a computer (SAP) to check the location, inventory, and routing of parts, and record inventory transactions.

  • May begin cross-training on multiple finishing processes like shot blast and special paint.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What Will You Need?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Experience/training in automotive, industrial, aircraft spray painting or auto body work preferred.

  • Ability to use spray painting equipment to apply a quality finish to equipment and parts.

  • Demonstrate appropriate basic mechanical skills.  This includes the ability to use repair tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.

  • Able to use computers, read and follow written instructions from print or computers.

Work Environment:

  • Manufacturing plant conditions (indoors, with variable temperature, humidity, noise, and dirt).

  • Relatively hot, humid conditions (required to wear a paint suit and air supplied hood or respirator).

  • Physical hazards: powered vehicle, bicycle, pedestrian traffic, sharp objects, moving machinery, and materials handling.

  • Working with hazardous materials, including paint, paint sludge, paint dust, solvents, cleaners, oils, and grease.

Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands for this job are classified as heavy and include the following:

  • Be able to regularly handle items weighing up to 60 pounds from floor to knuckle.

  • Be able to regularly pull or push items weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Be able to regularly lift items up to 50 pounds from knuckle to shoulder.

  • Be able to regularly lift items up to 25 pounds from shoulder to overhead.

  • Job requires frequent walking, twisting, bending, squatting, and kneeling.

  • Job requires occasional sitting, elevated work, climbing, and continuous standing.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related needs and conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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  • Benefits

    We offer a full range of benefit options for your present and future needs including competitive salaries, 401(k)s, paid vacation days, and more.

  • Sustainability

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  • Community

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