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Industrial Painter - Sustainable Energy Future with Covanta Niagara

Company: Covanta Energy
Location: Niagara
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow! Covanta Niagara located in Niagara Falls, NY, seeks an Industrial Painter to perform industrial painting duties to include washing, paint prepping, painting, general maintenance, etc. on parts, steel, aluminum, and equipment for waste processing and generation facilities to improve plant preservation. The Industrial Painter must utilize a variety of techniques and tools in painting surfaces, so they must make an accurate selection from tools like spray equipment, airbrushes, stencils, rollers, and brushes. They are also responsible for prepping the substrate for paint. The Industrial Painter work also entails prioritizing work in order as needed, guaranteeing their own safety on the job by utilizing safety equipment and PPE, as well as performing cleaning and housekeeping of equipment and work area. Competitive Hourly Pay Rate will be offered to well-qualified candidates for this opportunity. Annual Bonus Pay and Comprehensive Company Benefits are included. Medical Insurance & other Benefits begin DAY ONE of Employment. Start with 3 weeks of vacation a year! Preferred candidate will be a qualified Industrial Painter capable of working closely with maintenance and operations teams in an industrial environment. Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to: * Work in a self-guided manner in the absence of supervision and demonstrate creativity, exercise sound judgment, and demonstrate initiative. * Perform "Power-Wash" and other pre-painting activities on parts in preparation for painting/fabrication * Apply a variety of industrial coatings to fabricated metal products * Utilize instrumentation to measure painting parameters to ensure compliance with OEM specifications * Responsible for the application of industrial coatings in confined spaces * Assist to appropriately rig large objects for the purpose of moving them in the process of applying the industrial coatings * Assist in the maintenance of a clean and safe work environment and observe good safety habits * Adhere to all OSHA and HazMat Procedures with respect to the storage and handling of materials in the area * Responsible for reporting malfunctions of equipment or processing to the supervisor. * Report all personal injuries and EHS incidents and assist with both safety and environmental investigations. * Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained in all assigned areas. * Requisition material and supplies from stockroom; call vendors to discuss needs for parts and supplies and recommend purchases and suppliers. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or equivalent, a valid driver's license. Five (5) years or more of related experience as industrial or auto body painter is desired. Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: * Thorough knowledge of surface preparation to ensure proper coating adhesion and a basic understanding of paint equipment and paint-booth operation * Familiar with the various types of metal abrasive treatments such as media-blasting, chemical etching, Degreasers, etc. * Experienced in a wide range of industrial liquid coatings which may include multiple part & coat procedures in accordance with OEM (Originator Equipment Manufacturer) specifications. * Operate power hand tools and other specialized equipment * Be certified to operate different types of lifting equipment, JLGs, scissor lifts, work from man basket. * Ability to work at heights and trained in proper fall prevention & protection equipment * Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. * Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Must be able to work in all locations within the plant, under extremes of hot and cold, and in areas of dust, noise and wet conditions. Must be able to wear a respirator, climb a ladder to access equipment and work from heights using fall protection, lift heavy objects and other manual labor to including pushing, pulling, sweeping and shoveling. Covanta is a smoke free worksite. You must be legally authorized to work in the country where this job is located and not require any sponsorship assistance from Covanta. #LI-JM1 Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at

Keywords: Covanta Energy, Green Bay , Industrial Painter - Sustainable Energy Future with Covanta Niagara, Other , Niagara, Wisconsin

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