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Maintenance Paint Technician

Date: Mar 25, 2021

Location: West Warwick, RI, US, 02893

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


We are currently looking for a 2nd shift Maintenance Paint Technician in our West Warwick Facility. The primary responsibilities of the Paint Technician would be to maintain all paint equipment, booths and stacks as well as spray paint for all production departments.  This person must be capable of disassembling and assembling all paint equipment, booths, stacks and other paint equipment as required in performing maintenance per work schedules.  The Paint Technician must be willing to learn and adhere to all State / Federal environmental rules and regulations.  This person will be required to work with hazardous chemicals within safety guidelines.  They may also be required to assist other maintenance personnel when called upon.  This person must be a team player, have good communication skills, be able to complete reports, and able to work with minimal supervision. The role will perform required maintenance on paint equipment as needed. A successful candidate is a self-motivated multi-tasker that utilizes a strong work ethic to ensure all paint quality levels are met. 


  •  Must be proficient at troubleshooting most common recurring problems without assistance.
  •  Weld and maintain hooks, spinners and assemblies for all departments.
  •  Must maintain basic repairs & PM of paint robots.
  •  Knowledge of pneumatic systems.
  •  Paints products in all departments per job instructions.
  •  Must be able to adjust machine as needed to maintain good quality and production.
  •  Performs cross hatch paint adhesion test.
  •  Performs required maintenance on paint equipment.
  •  Assists in cleaning of paint booths.
  •  Handles paint, paint related materials, hazardous wastes properly and titrations. 
  •  Respond to chemical spills.
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • Two (2) to three (3) years of paint booth experience (spraying liquids) and robotic experience strongly preferred; OR willing to train with up to 1 yr experience
  • Mechanical maintenance on paint equipment is preferred
  • Previous hand spray experience is required
  • Must possess working knowledge of powder paint booth
  • Have ability to change over color modules for paint booths
  • Possess troubleshooting skills


High School Diploma or equivalent


Company Information

We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.  

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.



Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

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