McDermott Painter/Blaster in Morris, Illinois
McDermott's Fabrication Services group is searching for a Painter/Blaster The Paint Crewman will paint oil/gas/water storage tanks and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns.
Remove old paint to prepare surface prior to painting
Mix colors or oils to obtain desired color or consistency
Cover surfaces with drop cloths or masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting
Selects and mixes coating additives to thin or promote drying and adhesion
Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives
Uses high air-pressure sandblasting equipment, chemical application, chipping hammer, power tools and other abrasives to remove rust, grease, dirt, concrete, and old paint prior to paint application
Apply primers or sealers to prepare surfaces, such as bare wood, metal, piping, fixtures, structures and equipment for finish coats
Selects paint according to company color scheme and specifications
Apply paint, stain, varnish, enamel, and other finishes to heavy equipment, buildings, bridges, and/or other structures, using brushes, spray guns, sandblasting equipment, or rollers
Calculate amounts of required materials and estimate costs, based on surface measurements and/or work orders
Read work orders or receive instructions from supervisors in order to determine work requirements.
Disassembles paint and sandblasting equipment and cleans equipment, using solvent, wire brushes, and dry cloth
Erect scaffolding and swing gates, or set up ladders, to work above ground level
Remove fixtures and electric switch covers prior to painting
Wash and treat surfaces with oil, turpentine, mildew remover, or other preparations, and sand rough spots to ensure that finishes will adhere properly
Respiratory protection is common and required in many applications
Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules
Performs other duties as required
- High school diploma or its equivalent preferred
NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)
McDermott is a premier, fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. For more than a century, customers have trusted McDermott to design and build end-to-end infrastructure and technology solutions—from the wellhead to the storage tank—to transport and transform oil and gas into the products the world needs today.
Job Field: Painter/Blaster
Job Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Direct / Regular
Job Posting: Feb 22, 2018, 10:37:29 AM
Requisition ID: 1801523
McDermott is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.