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Industrial Painter


Reporting to the Production Manager the Painter will produce painted surfaces for lifesaving Armor and Defence applications.

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Operate paint booth within guidelines and specifications
  • Prepare proper paint colors by mixing paint according to formulas
  • Apply paint to parts using air assisted spray painting tools
  • Mask off parts of vehicle that need to be protected from paint
  • Perform visual inspections to ensure quality standards and specifications are met
  • Read, understand and follow drawings, specifications, blueprints and assembly instructions
  • Work with the supervisor to resolve any technical, productivity, safety or schedule problems
  • Perform general shop duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • Review work instructions, procedures and checklists, and ensure that materials and equipment needed for production are ready and the work area is prepared
  • Act as a team leader for small groups of employees when required


  • Completion of high school
  • Two years experience in industrial painting is required
  • Air assisted metal spray painting experience is essential
  • Previous experience working with liquid paints such as polyurethane, epoxy, and urethane is required


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent work ethic and proven dependability
  • Outstanding enthusiasm and motivation
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to work well within a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Capable of performing in a high-volume production facility


While we thank all those who apply, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

DEW is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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