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Painter- 2nd Shift

Location: Billings, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0009360
Date Posted: Jun 26, 2022
Segment: Construction Machinery
Business Unit: Hitachi Construction Machinery
Company Name: H-E Parts International Mining Solutions Usa Inc
Profession (Job Category): Production & Skilled Trades
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

The position is a support role for the entire production facility with the main focus on cleaning and painting parts and assemblies.

It is the responsibility of every H-E Parts International, employee to insure a safe work environment.  All H-E Parts International, employees share the responsibility to insure at the end of the day we return home safely to our families.  Our safe work environment value surpasses all other responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safety – conduct all activities in a safe manner, utilizing PPE and adhering to company policy and alerting others regarding potential concerns. Safety is # 1.
  • Work with Mechanical Supervisor for prioritization of job list.
  • Conducting daily, weekly, and monthly safety audits as requested by Supervisor.
  • Keep accurate record of paint and wash supply inventory. Documenting and submitting purchase order request forms to immediate supervisor for supply restock.
  • Responsible for washing and painting all incoming and outgoing mechanical assemblies, wheel groups, hydraulic cylinders, and struts, including other various suspension and steering control components.
  • Ability to operate and maintain wash bay pressure washing systems, caustic hot tank, and industrial parts washer. Operate the steam pressure washer to safely clean dirt, debris, grease, oil, etc. from various types of parts and assemblies.
  • Maintain filter inventory and changeout in wash systems and paint ventilation systems.
  • Weekly checks and maintenance of PH levels and solutions in wash systems in caustic hot tank.
  • Safely set up various stands for painting all incoming and outgoing components.
  • Using and maintaining pneumatic paint sprayers and paint sprayer wash system. Mixing ratios of paint and paint thinners for optimal results. Perform prep of components to paint ensuring all areas requiring masking and/or grease is completed prior to paint.
  • Perform painting tasks with a finish that is of high quality to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Safe use of various size forklifts, overhead cranes and lifting devices for transporting parts and assemblies in and out of the wash and paint bay.
  • Responsible for preventive maintenance inspections and logs of all material-handling equipment, including forklifts, cranes, jibs and rigging.
  • Assist with other duties as directed by supervision or management.

DECISION MAKING:

Position will not be required to make decisions that will directly impact the department.

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

Position requires collaboration with department managers and current/potential customers.

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. 
  • 1-2 years industrial washing and painting experience preferred.
  • Basic understanding of pneumatic paint sprayers and maintenance
  • 1-2 years rigging and overhead crane experience preferred; current certification preferred.
  • 1-year Forklift experience preferred; current forklift certification preferred.
  • Basic hand tool use and care.
  • Must be able to work extended periods of time wearing a respirator mask, work in highly humid conditions present in wash bay, work in above ambient temperatures for extended periods, and task appropriate PPE.
  • Ability to be alert and aware of safety issues and safeguards
  • Ability to work independently and in teams

Preferred Qualifications
 1-2 years man lift/scissor lift operation preferred.

Basic understanding of fall protection preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the accountabilities of the job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand, feel with their hands, reach and handle materials weighing up to 10 pounds. The employee will frequently need to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, walk and handle materials weighing 10-20 pounds. On occasion the employee will need to handle materials weighing 20-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to moving objects (materials handled and transported throughout the plant via cranes, fork trucks and other employees). The employee is frequently exposed to airborne particles. The employee is also frequently exposed to sharp and abrasive edges which may result in scrapes, cuts and bruises. The employee is occasionally exposed to humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

SAFETY:                                                                                                       

All employees must complete initial Safety Training.  Employees must ensure compliance with all safety policies, procedures, and work practices established by H-E Parts International. Avoid any activity that creates or poses a serious hazard to themselves or others while working for H-E Parts International.  Immediately bring any safety concern to your supervisor, or others designated by departmental procedures.  If any employee believes that performing an assigned work task or activity may pose a serious risk to life or health, discuss the issue immediately and directly with your supervisor.  Prior to operating any equipment supplied by H-E Parts International, employees are to be adequately trained, equipped, monitored, evaluated, and guided as appropriate, to comply with established safety policies, standards, and procedures.  

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