ADY Painter (First Shift)

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Calera, AL
First Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Founded in 1974, Alabama Dynamics is a mid-to-large size fabrication, machining, and paint shop located in Calera, Alabama. We specialize in building custom equipment and parts for the steel, oil, mining, minerals processing, pyro processing, and waterworks industries. Our facility has a working area of 63,000 square feet under craneway, with 10,500 additional square feet of indoor storage. Maximum weight handled is 50 tons, and maximum size handled is 15’ wide by 60’ length. We pride ourselves on delivering quality products and service with every project we complete.



ADY Painter



Starting rate: $22.00

Top rate: $24.00

24-month wage progression 



Calera, AL


Reports to

Shop Superintendent



Alabama Dynamics Company in Calera Alabama is seeking a Painter to join our Job Shop Fabrication and Machining operation. The Painter will spray surfaces of manufactured products with protective or decorative material such as paint, enamel, glaze, gel-coat, or lacquer 


Scope of Responsibilities 

  • 1st Responsibility - Ensuring personal safety and the safety of your team members. 
  • Assists supervisors and managers in maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. 
  • Wears appropriate PPE which may include fall protection, respiratory protection, hearing protection, foot, hand, head and eye protection. 
  • Responsible for cleanliness of the assigned work area as well as maintaining a safe and clean work environment.  
  • Proactively promotes the McWane Way principles.  
  • Moves and handles parts with crane and fork trucks 
  • Cleans grease and dirt from product. 
  • Applies masking tape over parts and areas that are not to be coated. 
  • Fills cavities and dents with putty to attain smooth surface. 
  • Selects and mixes coating liquid to produce desired color. 
  • Applies prime or finish coat to specification 
  • Coats areas inaccessible to hand sprayer with brush. 
  • Cleans spraying equipment and brushes with solvent. 
  • Other tasks and duties as needed. 


Work Environment:  

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.  
  • The employee frequently is required to talk and hear and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.    
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus and determine and distinguish color. 


Basic Qualifications  

  • Some high school education. High School Diploma/GED preferred.  
  • Skilled in the use of various tools, equipment, and materials of the painting trade 
  • Skilled in painting interior and exterior surfaces. Familiar with matching and mixing oil-based paint, latex paint, varnishes, stains, and thinners. 
  • Ability to read and write, interpret blueprints, follow instruction, determine units of measure. 
  • Work with little or no direct supervision. Responsible for maintaining neat and orderly work area, maintain tools. 


Position Requirements 

  • Standing, walking, stooping, balancing, kneeling, reaching, and sitting are some of the physical requirements. 
  • Must be able to meet and adhere physical requirements as well as adhere to wearing the appropriate PPE (steel toed boots, safety glasses, hearing protection and mask). 
  • Will be required to work in the following conditions: heat, cold, noise, and vibration. 
  • Must be able to work in dust and fumes. 
  • Must have the ability to operate forklift or overhead crane. 
  • Will be required to work overtime and extended hours depending on customer and company demands. 
  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises. 
  • Must have some knowledge of industrial tools, their uses, and maintenance. 


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor, and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. 



The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. McWane Plant & Industrial is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed.