Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Electric Boat. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description.
COMPANY NAME: Electric Boat
JOB TITLE: Painter
LOCATION: North Kingstown, RI
HOURS: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts
Painters preserve the hull and components by sealing the submarine with chemicals and paints that prevent corrosion and protect against the accumulation of marine life. With the use of industrial equipment, painters perform surface preparation and painting functions. Surface preparation involves solvent washing, sanding and/or grit blasting. Painting with water based enamel and epoxy-polyamide coatings is accomplished by brush, roller, airless spray and other specialized equipment. Painters are also required to measure and document paint thicknesses in order to maintain a high level of quality.
Painters also regularly use various shop equipment including table saws, drill presses, routers, sandblast equipment and air and electric hand held tools. This position also involves working at heights and confined spaces as well as the use of air fed respirators and the installation of molds for other types of coatings.
Successful candidates will have:
Previous paint/coatings, auto body, carpentry experience or training is required
Previous experience working in the construction industry or a manufacturing environment is desired
Knowledge and use of Graco or equivalent painting tools & equipment helpful
NACE certification a plus
Previous military shipbuilding experience is preferred
Ability to read blueprints and work with basic hand and power tools is helpful
Experience applying coatings via brush, roller, conventional sprayers & airless sprayers is desired
High school diploma/GED preferred
Applicant must apply for a DoD security clearance as a condition of employment
Must possess basic mathematical, communication and interpersonal skills
Must be able to read and interpret written policies, procedures and guidelines
Must be able to work all shifts, heights, confined spaces and extreme temperature conditions
Applicant will be required to work in a collaborative and team environment and meet organizational goals
Individuals are required to possess their own basic hand tools
HOW TO APPLY
For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs. Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Electric Boat will make the final hiring decisions.
WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS FOR RHODE ISLAND’ S FUTURE
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