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Painter / Blaster Helper 1 (PH1) TX

Company: Brand Safway
Location: Bellaire
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:


A PAINT HELPER 1 falls into the medium physical demand category and will report directly to the Lead Painter.
Displays a positive attitude towards Safety, Quality, Policy and Procedures.
Has the knowledge of and exercises all of OSHA, Brand and Customer policies at job site.
Complete a qualified Job Safety Plan identifying the hazards and risks and implement necessary controls.
Select and use proper PPE as identified on the JSP.
Demonstrate proper surface preparation prior to coatings application or abrasive blasting activities. (housekeeping, etc)
Removes old paint from surfaces using pneumatic tools, hand scraper, wire brushes to prepare surfaces for painting.
Properly prepares abrasive blasting equipment and pneumatic surface preparation equipment along with painting equipment for use.
Fills nail holes, cracks, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster or other filler using caulking gun and putty knife (e.g. Control room).
Covers surfaces to protect them during painting.
Applies coatings to decorate or protect interior or exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings, and other structures to the prescribed thickness.
Paints surfaces using conventional, airless, plural equipment, brushes, or paint rollers.
Loads, transports, and unloads materials, tools, equipment, and supplies using proper lift technique and/or lift equipment.
May assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of materials and work pieces in order to perform work activities.
Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
Participate in the tool box talk.
Inspects and tests completed work to assure specification compliance with the scope of work.
Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
Complete other duties as deemed necessary by Supervisor.
Must complete level 3 of Mentoring Program until elevated by Supervisor or Competent Person to next level.

PPE (FRC free of holes, Hard Hat, Gloves, Safety Glasses, Safety Boots, respiratory protection, as required, etc.)
Hand tools: Wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, paintbrush, roller, paint scraper, putty knife, and abrasives.
Abrasive Blasting Equipment: Hoses, air compressors, and remote switches.
Pneumatic Equipment: Spray attachments, grinders & buffers with guards, hoses, air compressors, and aerial-lift equipment.
Other: Ladders, scaffold and swing stage.


The PAINTER / Blaster Helper 1 must be able to prepare a variety of surfaces for the application of paint or finishing products. Must be able to properly mix and apply entire coating system to specification requirements. The employee may perform these functions on site or in the company blast yard. Other Painter / Blaster Helper 1 duties may include:
Knowledgeable in the selection and mixing of multi-component products.
Knowledgeable in the use and application of both a wet and dry mil gauge.
Knowledge of quality control checks and inspections.
Knowledge of material handling techniques
Knowledgeable of proper surface preparation techniques.
Perform general laborer duties which pertain to the specific trade.

High school diploma or GED, preferred.
Bilingual Communication preferred.
Driver requirements in accordance with Brand Vehicle Policy, if required.
Must pass Brand's skills assessment.
Must have 2 years of experience in the painting/coating craft.
Based on customer requirements, may be able to pass an extensive background check.

NOTE: ALL work performed must be under the direct supervision of a Competent Person at all times.

An OSHA \"Competent Person\" is defined as \"one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them\". [ 29 CFR 1926.32(f) ].

Hourly, Non-exempt.
Rate based on project size, complexity, and candidate qualifications and may be adjusted based upon job performance.
Additional compensation (per diem, safety incentives, etc.) available as per project contract.
No rate, level of job assignment or duration of job is guaranteed.

Keywords: Brand Safway, Houston , Painter / Blaster Helper 1 (PH1) TX, Other , Bellaire, Texas

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