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Sabre Painter - STS - Nights in Sioux City, Iowa

Painter - STS - NightsSioux City, IA


  • Under the direction of the Superintendent and Lead person, the painter performs all duties involved in surface preparation (including shot blast, wrapping, and taping off), spray-gun application liquid coatings, and touch up required on products for shipment. The painter is also responsible for understanding and complying with safety and environmental regulations and policies as they pertain to the painting procedures.

  • oSets, operates and maintains shot blast and liquid coating equipment.

  • oMaintains complete records of all liquid paints and solvents used during each 4-hour period. Assures that painting volume is limited to appropriate levels to assure compliance with regulations and policies regarding emissions.

  • oMaintains compliance with regulations and policies regarding the safe storage, use, and disposal of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.

  • oProperly handles, stores, and uses painting materials in compliance with applicable fire regulations and policies.

  • oPerforms daily, weekly and monthly operator preventative maintenance on designated equipment.

  • oDetermines what products are needed, locates and identifies products to be brought in for painting.

  • oSafely operates forklift, cart pusher and overhead crane to move product.

  • oOperates and maintains conveyors and elevator for recycling steel grit, and air filtration system for purifying air to be exhausted from the blasting chamber.

  • oMonitors level of blasting media in the storage hopper and adds material when needed.

  • oManually wraps finished product after paint has dried.

  • oUses digital film thickness gauge to measure film thickness to assure product has adequate paint thickness and coverage according to Sabre Industries, Inc. specifications. Log thickness readings on log sheet.

  • oUses MES station to accurately record time and labor on all product throughout the entire coating process.

  • oUses proper measures to assure long and productive life of all equipment and facilities. Includes immaculate housekeeping at all times.

  • oMaintains high level of alertness regarding safety and housekeeping. When movement of products exposes unkept areas, takes immediate action to clean up dunage and debris.

  • oPerforms other duties as assigned.


  • oPrevious experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • oMust have knowledge of basic shop mathematics, addition, subtraction, fractions and decimals.

  • oMust be able to read, write and communication effectively in English.

  • oMust be able to, or learn how, to read a tape measure.

  • oMust be able to stand 100% of scheduled shift. Lifting, pushing, prying, and dragging heavy materials up to 50 pounds.

  • oMust be able to bend, stoop, climb, crawl under or over, grasp and handle tools.

  • oAbnormal amount of heat due to the heating process.

  • oAbnormal level of noise due to grinding, chipping, hammering, requires hearing protection (ear plugs) be worn at all times.

  • oMust possess adequate dexterity and stamina to sustain expected production effectively.

  • oMust be able to pass commercial driver vision testing requirements.

  • Color Vision: must be able to distinguish red & yellow correctly in each eye.

  • Must be able to pass a Commercial Driver Vision Test.

Educational Requirements:

  • • High school diploma or equivalent, or any combination of education and experience


  • Sunday - Thursday, 5 pm - 3:45 am, Overtime and Weekends as needed (Nights)