Wolf Creek Federal Services Painter III (Marine Department)- Overseas in United States
Summary/General Description of Job:
The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the Supervisor, Marine Shops in the successful day- to-day operation of the Marine Operations Welding/Paint Department.
Essential Duties & Job Functions:
- Perform the abrasive blasting, priming, and painting of assigned U.S. Army vessels, buoys, other equipment and materials.
- Applies surface coating/paint to U.S. Army vessels, buoys, and Syncrolift Dry Dock
- Inventories, controls and properly stores all necessary paint, solvents, and abrasives
- Inventories, controls and maintains all painting equipment and tools
- Leads the Paint Shop team during all work performed
- Assists in determining parts, supplies, and material requirements for job accomplishment
- Participates with the on-the-job training of junior shop personnel
- Assists in the writing Job Safety Analysis, “JSA”, for necessary tasks
- Supports on-island vessel dry dockings, special projects and support for visiting ships, as needed
- When the supervisor is off-island, will perform the duties and responsibilities associated with that position.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Successfully leading a multicultural team.
- The application of paint/surface coatings in accordance with U.S. Army “Painting of Water Craft” Technical Manual TB-014443
- Complying with Safety Data Sheets (SDS) system’s and Hazardous Material storage.
- Measuring vessel square footage to provide accurate estimate of product needed for each job
- Ensuring the Paint Shop team at all times wears the appropriate PPE for the assigned tasks.
- Following all Safety requirements, policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure the safety of each team member.
- Creating a positive work environment.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Two (2) years’ experience as a painter in a shipyard, Military, or Merchant Marine environment. Equivalent time served sailing as a Ships Bosun or Able Bodied Seaman will suffice.
- One (1) year experience working in a supervisory role.
- Knowledge of and ability to perform proper surface preparation by abrasive blasting and mechanical means.
- Familiarity working with Safety Data Sheet (SDS) systems.
- Knowledgeable working with hazardous material and its proper storage.
- Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
- Possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
- Required to pass a Federal Background Investigation to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).
- Possess a current U.S. Passport
- Ability to pass a pre-hire background check and post offer drug screen and physical/ medical clearance.
- Four (4) years’ experience as a painter in a shipyard, Military, or Merchant Marine environment.
- Completion of an Industrial/Commercial painting training program.
Primary Location: KJ-KWAJALEIN ATOLL-Kwajalein
Number of Openings: 1
Job Number: KJ910233
Req ID: KJ910233