Shipyard Painter Helper

Assist Shipyard Painters.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $34,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Shipyard Painter Helpers do?

Assists PAINTER, SHIPYARD performing any combination of following duties: Pours specified amounts of chemical solutions into stripping tanks. Places articles, such as cabinets, metal furniture, and paint containers into stripping tanks and removes articles after prescribed period of time. Fills cracks in plaster surfaces with putty or epoxy compounds, using putty knife. Smooths surfaces to be painted, using wire brush, sandpaper, or portable sanding and buffing equipment. Strips masking tape over surfaces not to be painted. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.


Should I be a Shipyard Painter Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Billboard Poster Helper, Bridge Painter Helper, Highway Painter Helper, Painter Assistant, Painter Helper See More

    How to become a Shipyard Painter Helper

    Most Shipyard Painter Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9caaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%284%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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