Industrial Paint Foreman

Thompson Metal Fab
Vancouver, WA 98668 View on Map
Apply Before : March 8, 2024
Job Description

Posted on April 13, 2022
The Pacific Northwest’s premier steel fabricator, Thompson Metal Fab, Inc., is in immediate need of skilled and experienced Paint Foreman. Serving the Civil, Hydro, Oil & Gas, and custom fabrication industries, we currently have a backlog of work extending into 2023. We are an AISC, API, AWS, ASME, and WABO certified facility. With 85 years in the industry, we have a reputation of producing some of the highest quality fabrications on the West Coast.

Thompson Metal Fab, Inc. is a union shop that offers outstanding benefits for employees and their dependents. Our Local 10 contract includes, but is not limited to: Paid Holidays PTO, Union Pension Plan, Dental, Vision, and excellent Health Care. We offer two shifts: Day shift 6:30AM-3:00PM Mon-Fri and Swing shift 3:00PM-1:30AM Mon-Thur.

Thompson Metal Fab, Inc is a Veteran-owned, privately held company that is signatory to IUPAT Local #10 . Each employee is non-seniority based and valued for their hard work and dedication to the trade and treated with the utmost respect and dignity.

Competitive wages start ranging between $27.83 and $31.92, with opportunity for advancement. All levels of experience will be considered for highly motivated individuals that take pride in their work ethic.

We have immediate openings for the following positions:

–Industrial Paint Foreman

**All employees must pass a pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment physical. **


Performs work as requested in a correct and timely manner.
Understands and performs good painting practices and displays a proficient ability
of painting and sandblasting.
Develops the ability of job set up with minimal supervision.
Notifies job supervisor of damages, breakdowns, accidents, and safety issues.
Maintains all equipment issued, including but not limited to: hardhat, safety
glasses, respirator, and coveralls.
Repairs and performs preventative maintenance on equipment.
Regular and acceptable attendance and punctuality.
Foster a positive and opportunistic environment for project work team members
Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with clients, agencies, and co-workers to promote a quality service image.
Ensures required paperwork is complete thoroughly and accurately.
Plan, lead and organize a job to meet company objective.
Responsible for reporting all injuries to him/herself or others immediately without delay, following an accident.
Conduct weekly safety meetings and hazardous waste orientation meetings.
Maintains good communication with customers and crew.
Thoroughly understand how all equipment works.
Preforms other duties as may be assigned.

The ability to speak read and understand English is required.
Good customers service skills.
Ability to read, and understand, fabrication drawings for paint requirements and holbacks
Ability to monitor all environmental requirements as well as the ability to perform all inspection requirements.
Good knowledge and understanding of Thompson Metal Fab safety policies and procedures.
Physical fitness sufficient to satisfactorily perform daily job duties and heavy lifting assignments.
High degree of attention and care required, to prevent injury to self and others when operating equipment.

Minimum three years industrial painting experience required.
Knowledge and experience in labor and painter responsibilities.
Knowledge and experience in industrial painting and sandblasting techniques.
Possession of a valid driver’s license by the state.

Ability to stand for extended periods – 8 hours minimum
Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 25 lbs.) unassisted
Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, working in cramped positions in small openings, and climbing hand over hand
Ability to work at elevated heights
Ability to work in extreme environments – exposure to heat and cold, similar to being out of doors
Ability to work in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise

Thompson Metal Fab is committed to ensuring a safe workplace for every employee. All successful candidates will receive a new hire orientation, annual safety training, Certifications, and multiple opportunities annually for continual safety training by our Health, Safety, and Environmental department.

As a federal Contractor, and by Collective Bargaining Agreement, Thompson Metal fab prohibits use, being under the influence of, or possession of marijuana and other controlled substances.

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