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Industrial Painter



Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Job Description


Industrial Painter


Reports To:

Production Supervisor


The primary role of the Industrial Painter is for tending to and operating machines that spray/coat products with paint, and machines that bring a decorative finish to the product. Responsibilities will include: identifying potential safety hazards, selecting or mixing the appropriate paint, and reading and interpreting blueprints. The Industrial Painter will inspect surfaces for contamination prior to coating and identify and employ methods that will reduce exposure to hazardous chemicals from the paint.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Tend and operate to equipment used to spray or coat products and apply protective or decorative coats.
  • Prepare and apply stencils, decals, and other decorative items on the finished product.
  • Read and interpret blueprints.
  • Inspect surfaces for contamination prior to application of paint.
  • Apply high performance protective coatings to metal surfaces, fabricated parts, assemblies, and structures.
  • Knowledge of chemical application techniques.
  • Paint using one or a combination of: spray, brush, and roll.
  • Selecting and mixing the appropriate paint.
  • Clean equipment and perform routine maintenance when necessary.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Silent-Aire Limited Partnership safety program standards and Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulations, and Code.
  • Other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Completion of college/vocational or technical training in a related field an asset.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as an industrial painter in a manufacturing setting.
  • Previous experience painting sheet metal.
  • Experience using a spray gun.
  • WHMIS Certification.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, with an ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Must be able to carry and move equipment and/or supplies in excess of 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to distinguish colours.

Working Conditions

  • Commercial/Industrial environment.
  • Exercise caution, as the environment presents many naturally occurring hazards.
  • Always adhere to safety policies (wear protective equipment).
  • Long periods of standing.
  • Overtime as required.


  • Communication is primarily internal to the assigned work team and Team Lead/Supervisor/Senior Production Manager.

Johnson Controls’ Canadian subsidiaries are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants, candidates and employees with disabilities, in accordance with applicable human rights legislation, and in Ontario, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”). When requested, accommodation will be provided throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. To request accommodation, please contact us. Any information you provide related to accommodation measures will be treated as confidential. A copy of Johnson Controls’ applicable AODA policies are available on our website at www.johnsoncontrols.com for your reference, and can be made available in accessible formats upon request.