Mil Spec Painter

Posted 6 months ago

Department: Finishing
Reports To: Finishing Department Supervisor


Position Objective: Responsible for applying precision spray coatings on machined parts and manufactured product in a manner consistent with Gov., Customer, and In House specifications.

Essential Functions May Include:

• Responsible for setting up all paint jobs to include material handling, mixing, equipment maintenance and cleanup
• Responsible for accuracy of own work
• Use inspection gauges and equipment to check work
• Blueprint reading and knowledge
• Assist in application of masking techniques and practices
• Fill out required regulated paperwork and required documentation
• Maintain a clean and orderly material room and inventory log
• Assist Plant Safety Director with storage, labeling, and disposal of hazardous waste as requested
• Maintain adequate stock/inventory control of material

This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. H. & S. Swansons’ Tool Company reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.


• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Min. 2 yrs. experience directly related to MILSPEC/Aerospace standards

• Familiar with reading and understanding Military and Aerospace specifications and processes
• Working knowledge of different paint systems and components

• Capacity to meet MIL SPEC, Aerospace, Govt. paint application standards
• Capable of maintaining consistent quality standards
• Produce product within acceptable time allocated per operation
• Ability to follow instructions
• Spray guns, i.e., conventional, pressure pot, HVLP, airless, air brush, etc.
• Thickness gauge
• Gloss meter
• Paint shaker, mixer
• Abrasive blaster, DA, sander, etc.
• Paint baking/drying oven
• Ability to maintain a clean and safe work area
• Good interpersonal skills
• Good organizational skills
• Attentive to detail
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Wear protective equipment as required
• Good eye-to-hand coordination
• Ability to see colors


Sitting N Standing N Walking N Lifting N up to 50 lbs.
Carrying N Kneeling N Pushing/Pulling N Bending/Stooping N
Climbing P Reaching N Crawling/Crouching N Repetitive Motion N


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Job CategoryFinishing

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