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Industrial Painter 

Magnum is currently seeking an experienced Industrial / Commercial Painter to join our growing team!

Magnum Trailer & Equipment Inc., founded in 1984, is a highly respected industry player within the heavy duty truck and trailer market that has a solid reputation for innovative design and exceptional customer service.

The company has three lines of business; trailer design and manufacture, truck accessories design and manufacture and a truck service operation. The majority of Magnum's revenues are generated from within Canada with the balance derived from the United States and Central America.

Our Culture : At the heart of our operating structure is a powerful entrepreneurial culture, which builds ownership and inspires pride in our employees. The commitment of our employees is fundamental to our continued success and we are committed to continuously improving employee relations. By providing a fair work environment, encouraging innovation and teamwork, the employees and ownership will continue to share in the success of the company.

Magnum offers a competitive compensation package to employees with opportunity for advancement and growth. After three months of employment, employees are eligible to participate in our Extended Health Care Benefits which includes: prescription coverage, dental, orthodontic coverage (for dependent children), vision, life insurance, short & long term disability coverage, and many paramedical services.

Salary: Hourly: Dependent upon experience and qualifications
Magnum has so much to offer to our employees such as various flexible shift options, Tuition Reimbursement program, Employee Referral Bonuses, and much more.

Number of Positions: 1

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Apply primers, acrylic enamel, polyurethane, base coat, clear coat and other types of paint using paint spray guns.
  • Clean and maintain spray guns, spray booths and other equipment.
  • Mask and tape for multi-tone work or to protect areas that do not require painting.
  • Mix paint, blend and match colors.
  • Remove damaged fenders, panels and grills using wrenches and cutting torch.
  • Apply decals, transfers, stencils and specialty refinishing and detailing.
  • Assist and instruct colleagues when needed.
  • Ensure the proper handling and maintenance of their painting equipment by checking nozzles for damage, conducting fluid check prior to shift.
  • Paint parts as per production schedule to the required specifications using the established fluid and air pressure for guns; check and measure parts before and after paint application to ensure quality specifications are achieved.
  • Knowledge of safety equipment regarding the chemicals used in the area.
  • Read specifications to determine quantities of materials required
  • Prepare and clean surfaces using methods such as scraping, sanding, sandblasting, hydro-blasting and steam-cleaning, remove old, loose paint, repair cracks.
  • Working with sanding and grinding equipment, sandpaper and apply sealer.
  • To know daily maintenance of air compressor and electrostatic spray painting machine.
  • Mix and thin paint to obtain desired colour and texture
  • Apply paint or other materials, such as stains, lacquer, enamel, oil, varnish, metal coating or fire retardant using brushes, rollers or spray equipment
  • To be able estimate and Measure the job for preparation of material and paint.
  • Maintain a safe work environment within the department and on each job
  • Identify areas for improvement, ways to better expedite and gain efficiencies
  • Consistently punctual and available for a minimum of 40 hours of work per week

EXPERIENCE / CERTIFICATIONS

  • Possession of a BC or Interprovincial journeyman designation as an Industrial Painter or Automotive Painter required
  • 1+ years of experience in a shop and/or manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of paint applications is mandatory
  • Previous experience as spray painter and/or paint technician in an industrial environment is a definite asset 

OTHER:

  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions via written, verbal, or diagram form
  • Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Professional demeanour and demonstrates positive team member values
  • Ability to deal with problems involving effectively & efficiently

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 – 50 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move > 50lbs
  • Ability to kneel, bend, squat, push, pull, and reach above and below waist

LANGUAGE

  • Ability to fluently read, write and speak in the English language

If you are a qualified candidate for this position we encourage you to apply today! Candidates should submit a resume for consideration. While we appreciate all interest, only candidates who are qualified will be contacted for an interview.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume for consideration. Please email your resume with the position title and word "RESUME" in the subject line. This will prevent spam rejection. While we appreciate all interested, only qualified candidates will be contacted to begin the recruiting process.

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Magnum Trailer & Equipment Inc.

 

Unit 1 31632 Marshall Rd.
Abbotsford, B.C.
V2T 6B1

Phone: 1-604-855-7544
Fax: 1-604-855-3866
Toll Free: 1-800-661-3406

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