Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Painter in Dallastown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

To operate a spray painter to apply industrial paint finishes to parts, sub-assemblies, partial or completed shelters and trailers to achieve quality and integrity of products at the lowest possible cost.


  • Receives instructions verbally or from layouts of detailed prints
  • Receives parts, sub-assemblies and partial or completed units at work station
  • May prepare unit for painting by performing various tasks including washing/rinsing, drying, removing masking, additional masking, tacking, sanding, and cleaning
  • Performs check to ensure units, parts, and assemblies are properly prepared before painting.
  • May involve material handling (i.e., moving units in paint area and in and out of spray booths; placing parts on racks for painting and drying)
  • Selects and mixes paint to desired consistency, as well as, J7 body filler and hardener
  • Checks shelf life of paint prior to use
  • Cleans spray room, adjusts and cleans spray guns, pumps, and tanks as required
  • May perform various operations such as hand buffing, applying spot primer, vibrating spot weld marks, scratches excess sealer and adhesive
  • Perform spray operation, holding and positioning spray gun as required for both primer and finish coats.
  • Exercises care to apply paint to specified thickness and avoid runs, especially during the application of finish coats that must meet government standards
  • Responsible for meeting appropriate quality standards
  • May perform tests to ensure compliance
  • Uses various equipment and tools which may include paint brushes, spray guns, pumps, vibrator, power sander, electric lift trucks, and other machines and equipment as needed
  • Demonstrate safe practice when using ladders and in the use of respiration devices
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area

Experience and Skills:

High school graduate or equivalent

1 - 2 years of relevant experience

Ability to read, write and follow written instructions.

Effective in paint application, resulting in little or no rework

Efficiently sprays primer and finish coats to parts and sub assemblies using all varieties of paints and paint finishes, including anti-skid finish and camouflage patterns

Job Tracking ID: 85347-222775

Location: Dallastown, PA

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: August 16, 2016

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Years of Experience: At least 3 Years

Level of Education: High School/GED

Starting Date: June 6, 2016