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Marine Painter

Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry Company
St Ignace, MI 49781
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Responsible for touch-up painting in various areas; tanks, bilges, decks, etc.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. - Scraping or cleaning of areas prior to painting. - Contains or protects surrounding areas not to be painted. - Is skilled in the use of different types of paint brushes and paint rollers. - Is familiar and understands the importance of proper mixing and handling of coatings. - Is also familiar and understands the procedures of documents the specific job is being worked to. - Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enabled individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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. Many kinds of paints/coatings are used as protection of steel, wood, fiberglass, and other surfaces from rust and corrosion, and protection of the underwater portion of vessels against the attachment of marine life. Painters must know the proper surface preparations, the best coating to use for each purpose and the accepted application techniques to obtain the desired results.

A Marine painter's typical duties include:

- Preparing the surface (by sanding, blasting, cleaning, etc.)

- Removing old coatings using chemicals

- Applying primers and finish coats

- Providing quality wood finishing

- Tinting paints

- Spray painting (indoors and outdoors)

- Sign work ( such as cutting stencils, hand lettering, silk screen lettering, etc.)

- Poster work (design and lay out)

- Graining, marbling, and flocking

- Gold and aluminum leaf application

- Estimating the quantity and type of coating needed, and the required amount of labor for each task

Marine Painters must also be familiar with, and trained in, the proper use of respiratory protection equipment such as respirators and other breathing devices.


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Posted: 2021-04-12 Expires: 2021-05-12

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St Ignace, MI 49781

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214th2019 - Painter
Overall Rating: 214/199
Median Salary: $37,870

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