Spray Painter Helper

Assist Spray Painters.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Spray Painter Helpers do?

Assists PAINTER, SPRAY I 741.684-026 to spray-paint surfaces of materials or products, performing any combination of following tasks: Loads and moves materials to work area, using handtruck or dolly. Fills containers with prescribed quantities of paint and thinner. Applies masking to articles [MASKER 749.687-018]. Installs specified nozzles in spray guns. Replaces screens and filters. Cleans and prepares surface of articles to be painted, using solvent, sandpaper, wire brush, and scraper. Pushes painted articles to and from drying oven, using handtruck. Cleans spray and drying chamber, conveyor, tanks, hoses, and nozzles, using solvent, brushes, and cloths. Racks workpieces on conveyor; and inspects, marks, and transfers finished pieces to stockroom or shipping areas. Positions articles in jigs or erects ladders and scaffolds. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Spray Painter Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Painter Helper, Spray, Sprayer Helper

    How to become a Spray Painter Helper

    Most Spray 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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