Painter/Finish Technicians finish all machine installs, including job clean up and final painting. This position is also responsible for taking final pictures and installing all safety decals. Painter/Finish Technicians inspect and make needed repairs to meet OSHA and ANSI standards. This position routinely requires moderate to extreme physical exertion and may require prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, squatting, and working in awkward positions.The hours and physical demand may vary by location.

  • Complete any final welding, cutting, or grinding on equipment.
  • Weld steel using Mig and Arc welding equipment.
  • Prepare, clean, and paint compactors at customer location.
  • Perform general maintenance on compactors.
  • Complete all final or touch-up painting of compactors.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Company, OSHA, and ANSI standards.
  • Ensure all safety decals are on completed jobs.
  • Document any re-work that is required.
  • Take all final pictures of completed jobs.
  • Complete required inventory and paperwork utilizing computer system.
  • Utilize standard shop hand tools, measuring devices, and equipment.
  • Professional interaction with internal and external customers.
  • May assist in other projects or areas of the shop as needed.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.
  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner, and in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in awkward positions and tight areas).
  • Welding and mechanical aptitude.
  • Experience using airless paint sprayer.
  • Knowledge of MIG/ARC and stick welding.
  • Must be able to accurately use and read a tape measure and level.
  • Experience using standard hand tools, including a grinder and nibbler.
  • Possess cutting torch skills; ability to use plasma cutter.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.
  • Familiarity with using a computer.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals, and safety training.

  • One (1) year welding and cutting experience or participation in or graduation technical training program.

  • Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair or fabrication facility.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions possible.
  • Possible exposure to residential and commercial waste.

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have at least a valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass pulmonary test and respirator fit test.
  • Must be able to produce satisfactory pre-employment drug test and background check results.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.