McDermott Painter/Blaster in Morris, Illinois

Title: Painter/Blaster

Location: USA-Illinois-Morris

Job Overview:

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.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent preferred

Physical Requirements:

NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)

Standing

70%

Walking

20%

Sitting

10%

Pushing

NP

Pulling

NP

Climbing

F

Balancing

F

Bending

Stooping

F

Kneeling

O

Crouching

F

Crawling

O

Reaching

C

Handling

C

Fingering

C

Feeling

Vision

Hearing

Lifting (lbs)

Carrying (lbs)

0-10

0-10

10-25

10-25

25-50

40 lb.

25-50

40 lb.

Company Overview:

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.