Paint Technician

We currently have an opening for a 3rd shift Paint Technician at our Kiel facility.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Prepping hang room and paint line for startup before 1st shift.
  • Keeping up with cleaning/wheelabrating of hooks, chains, moose-horns as needed.
  • Cleaning, organizing and maintaining paint masks
  • Adjusting fluid levels of all tanks in the dip tanks.
  • Daily testing of tanks (concentration, PH, Acidity, and conductivity) with making adjustments as necessary.
  • Responsible for monitoring air flow readings in both paint booths.
  • Changing booth filters as needed
  • Daily changing of paper and cleaning of paint booths.
  • Prepping of Areobells
  • Testing of Areobells and making necessary repairs and adjustments
  • Putting away received chemicals and paint accordance with FIFO
  • Changing filters and maintaining chemical levels in the Iron Removal System.
  • Completing daily 5S throughout the paint system.
  • Participating and carrying out experiments and testing for CI opportunities as directed by Supervisor.


  • Developing yearly maintenance calendars
  • Scheduling activities based on the calendar events
  • Facilitating these activities
  • Trouble shoot problems associated to the pretreatment and topcoat system as needed
  • Schedule maintenance activities based on observations as needed
  • Coordinate, document and maintain records of supplier surveillance audits of Amerequip’s paint system
  • Maintaining a clean and organized paint systemand lab, to be tour ready daily

Educational Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent