• Xylem
  • $53,030.00 -99,860.00/year*
  • Ashland, VA
  • Manufacturing
  • Full-Time
  • 103 N Railway Ave

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Xylem - z l m-

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
2) a leading global water technology company.

We re a global team unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology solutions to the world s water challenges. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions. For more information, please visit us at www. xylem. com

If you are excited and passionate about helping us solve water, we want to hear from you!

Godwin, a Xylem brand, offers a broad product line of fully automatic self-priming pumps used in temporary and permanent applications. With a full range of diesel and electric pumps available to purchase or rent, Godwin pumps are used for dewatering and liquids transfer in mining, constructions, municipal and industrial projects around the world.

The Role:
Godwin, a Xylem brand seeks to hire an Industrial Equipment Painter to be responsible for the preparation painting industrial pumps and accessory equipment. The Painter is also responsible for the preparation and use of the correct paint mixtures to insure proper paint adhesion and overall appearance. When not engaged in driving responsibilities, the painter will assist in the yard or perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Comply with XDS and OSHA safety standards, procedures and regulations, including daily attendance of safety/tool box meetings
  • Move equipment in and out of preparation and paint booth areas using a forklift
  • Accurately prepare paint to ensure proper adhesion
  • Inspect equipment to ensure surfaces have been properly prepared prior to applying electrostatic paint
  • Properly store or dispose of unused paints or solvents
  • Clean, maintain and inspect painting equipment after each use

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Ability to properly operate electrostatic paint application equipment
  • General knowledge of safety equipment including respirators
  • Ability to maintain paint equipment
  • General knowledge of paint booth equipment and proper housekeeping procedures
  • Ability to operate and use basic hand tools
  • General mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to operate fork lifts
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions and be a team player
  • Ability to work independently as needed
  • 1 - 3 years of industrial painting experience
  • Auto body, paint shop or vocational technical center experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forklift certification preferred
  • Knowledge of paint mixing, solvents and corrosion control

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Standing eight (8) hours per day
  • Using full range of physical motions associated with general labor work throughout the eight (8) hours to include walking, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, carrying/ lifting and climbing (up to 3 feet)
  • Manual lifting and maneuvering up to 50 pounds
  • Machine assisted lifting (forklifts/cranes) exceeding 50 pounds
  • Work using personal protective equipment, including breathing apparatus
  • Comply with annual OSHA respirator fit testing requirements (must be tested annually)

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Manufacturing environment; may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, machinery with moving parts and various materials.

EOE including disability and veteran

Associated topics: diligence, ehs, health and safety, hygiene, osha, recycle, recycling, safety, safety specialist, sewage

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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