Painters, Transportation Equipment :

Operate or tend painting machines to paint surfaces of transportation equipment, such as automobiles, buses, trucks, trains, boats, and airplanes. Includes painters in auto body repair facilities.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $41,340.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education Certificate / Credential
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 3,027
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 16.59 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Prime/Paint vehicle or transportation equipment surfaces
Paint vehicles, structures and objects using spraying equipment
Fill cracks, imperfections, or holes in products or workpieces
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products
Paint surfaces such as walls
Operate mix or blending machine
Mix paint or other finishes according to instructions
Mix ingredients to create specific finishes
Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products
Operate portable hand spray equipment
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Employ stationary rigging aboard ship
Attach decorative or functional accessories to products
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Shape surfaces or edges of wood workpieces
File metal or plastic objects
Perform installation or removal of equipment accessories or tools
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment

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