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Industrial Painter- Full-time, Permanent

Meteghan River, NS

A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd.

Posting last updated:

October 18, 2022


We are looking for skilled painters; preferably with shipyard experience but will consider all applicants.

Duties & Responsibilities

- Perform routine physical labour; moving materials, tools, and or equipment;
- Operate painting equipment such as sprayers, etc.
- Operating various types of tools such as pneumatic, electric, and hand;
- Perform industrial painting on boats, ships, various parts, etc.
- Brush roll and hand brush painting;
- May serve as trades helpers;
- Operate as fire watch for hot work or confined space work;
- Will be exposed to environmental elements as work is conducted inside and outside throughout the year
- Other duties as instructed by his/her Supervisor and/or Senior Management.

Skills & Qualifications

- Previous shipyard/marine experience is preferred;
- Applicants must be safety conscious;
- Able to move in narrow and restricted passageways, up/down steep and narrow ladders or stairways, and up and down antenna masts, marine slips, and gangways (onboard ships);
- Willing to work overtime & weekends as needed to complete projects or meet deadlines;
- Possess the ability to work well both with a team or unsupervised;
- Applicant must provide Steel Toe boots, all other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for this position is provided;
- Ability to work 8-5 Monday to Friday for a total of 42.5 hours per week; and
- High School English OR Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLBs) 4; and
- No formal education is required.

Working Conditions


Salary: $15.75-$18.00 per hour

- Company pension
- Disability insurance
- Extended healthcare
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Store discount
- Vision care

Supplemental pay types:
- Overtime pay

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