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Industrial Painter

Company Overview

ShalePro Energy Services, LLC is a natural gas service company that specializes in the operation of natural gas compressor stations, with expanded operations in oil field services including: pigging, well hands, light freshwater hauling, and field maintenance. ShalePro Energy Services, LLC  is searching to fill the positions of Industrial Painter.   

Job Summary

Industrial Painters will be working primarily on coating process piping and vessels.  Other scope work will include but is not limited to blast profiling, pressure washing, and underground coatings application.  Work will be performed in both a shop and field environment. 

Responsibilities and Duties

To accomplish their primary goal of painting and coating surfaces, Industrial Painters perform many tasks.


Clean and Prepare Surfaces

Industrial Painters must first prepare the surface they are going to paint. If there are previous finishes on the surface, they remove them using masking, grit blast, pressure washing, tool cleaning or chemical rinse. Then, they clean and smooth the surface and let it dry before painting.


Prepare Paints

Before starting a job, Industrial Painters prepare the paint they will use. They use measurement equipment such as viscosity cups, thickness gages and gloss gages to check the makeup of the paint, and use their understanding of chemistry to mix the appropriate compounds for the job.  Many projects will require an epoxy paint application.


Apply Paint

Painters use a variety of techniques and tools to paint surfaces. Candidate may use spray equipment, airbrushes, stencils, rollers or brushes. Industrial painters must choose the best tool for the job at hand. Candidate must paint on primers, pre-finishes and finishing coats. Some Industrial Painters must use special safety equipment such as self-contained suits, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) or protective eyewear.


Clean Work Areas

Industrial Painters clean up the area after they have finished a job. Candidate must carefully follow all guidelines for the safe handling and disposal of hazardous chemicals and waste.  Minimizing overspray is critical to overall project success.


Maintain Equipment

Industrial Painters are responsible for maintenance of their painting equipment, some of which is quite technical. Candidate must be able to troubleshoot any problems that the equipment may have.


Conditions Monitoring and Quality Reporting

 Painting in a field environment involves monitoring all conditions and documenting for turnover packages.  Millage testing is also required.


Qualifications and Skills

  • Detail-oriented and dependable, a successful Industrial Painter can follow instructions and consistently produce good work. In addition to these general skills and personality traits, we are seeking Industrial Painter candidates with the following skills.


    Core skills:

    Experience in industrial equipment painting and process piping

    Experience with wet painting using a gun

    Experience with blasting and all types of blasting media; sand, black beauty, glass bead, etc.

    Understanding of N.A.C.E requirements

    Ability to gauge millage application and document with the use of a millage tester

    Ability to differentiate between colors

    Ability to work on multiple priorities with frequent interruptions

    Ability to use hand and power tools and equipment

    Ability to work with all levels of employees

    Strong communication skills

Benefits and Perks

  • ShalePro Energy Services, LLC offers the following benefits:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Supplemental Coverage's
    • 401(k) with Company Match
    • Vacation
    • 6 Paid Holidays
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