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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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