Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders :

Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products, including glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $33,240.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education High school diploma or equivalent
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 4,602
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 8.11 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Prime/Paint vehicle or transportation equipment surfaces
Install industrial machinery or equipment
Paint vehicles, structures and objects using spraying equipment
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Paint surfaces such as walls
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Connect supply lines to production equipment or tools
Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products
Operate portable hand spray equipment
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Position raw materials on processing or production equipment
Feed materials or products into or through equipment
Remove products or workpieces from production equipment
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Operate mix or blending machine
Mix paint or other finishes according to instructions
Mix ingredients to create specific finishes
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Attach decorative or functional accessories to products

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