Marine Painter SSPC

NORFOLK, Virginia
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Overview

Location

NORFOLK, Virginia

Job Type

Temporary

Branch Number

739

Hourly Rate

$18.00 - $22.00

Work Hours

Morning

Experience Required

Entry

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Job Description

Marine Painters are skilled in the craft of covering various vessel surfaces, both interior and exterior, with protective coatings using brushes, spray guns, and rollers. A Marine painter’s typical duties include: – Preparing the surface (by sanding, blasting, cleaning, etc.)

Responsibilities

  • Prepares wood, fiberglass, and metal surfaces for painting, and paints parts, equipment, interiors, and exteriors of ships, boats, and shipyard and marina buildings, using brushes, spray guns, and rollers: Mixes solvents according to formula, and immerses parts in solution or washes surfaces to remove grease, rust, scale, and dirt.
  • Burns off old paint, using blowtorch.
  • Needlegunning
  • Fills cracks and holes with patching plaster, putty, or plastic wood.
  • Washes and treats surfaces with oil, turpentine, and other preparations.
  • Brushes and rubs filler material into grained wood to prepare surfaces for painting.
  • Mixes and matches colors of paint, varnish, stain, shellac, and calcimine.
  • Operates spray painting equipment or brushes or rolls paint on surfaces.
  • Sands surfaces between coats and polishes final coat to specified finish.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Must be SSPC certified in preservation in one of the following: (C7, C12, C13, or C14) or Coast Guard certified in pumping
  • Must have good housekeeping skills
  • Must know how to take care of hand tools: greasing and storage
  • Must be able to perform their job safely
  • Must have some knowledge about power tool cleaning, or pumping (gas free)
  • Must know what P.P.E. to use and when
  • Must have a basic knowledge of NAVSEA 009-06 standard item
  • Must be able to navigate a ship and understand compartment designation
  • Must know how to measure and record WFT readings
  • Awareness of NAVSEA Standard Item 009-32 and the requirements

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