Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. With its October 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics for water, gas and electric utilities to its portfolio of solutions. The combined Company's nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2016 revenue of $3.8 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all ? that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
Godwin, a Xylem brand, offers a broad product line of fully automatic self-priming pumps used in temporary and permanent applications. With a full range of diesel and electric pumps available to purchase or rent, Godwin pumps are used for dewatering and liquids transfer in mining, constructions, municipal and industrial projects around the world.
The Role: Godwin, a Xylem brand seeks to hire a painter who is responsible for the preparation painting industrial pumps and accessory equipment. The Painter is also responsible for the preparation and use of the correct paint mixtures to insure proper paint adhesion and overall appearance.
Essential Functions:
Comply with XDS and OSHA safety standards, procedures and regulations, including daily attendance of safety/tool box meetings.
Move equipment in and out of preparation and paint booth areas using a forklift.
Accurately prepare paint to ensure proper adhesion.
Inspect equipment to ensure surfaces have been properly prepared prior to applying electrostatic paint.
Properly store or dispose of unused paints or solvents.
Clean, maintain and inspect painting equipment after each use.
Ability to properly operate electrostatic paint application equipment
General knowledge of safety equipment including respirators
Ability to maintain paint equipment
General knowledge of paint booth equipment and proper housekeeping procedures
Ability to operate and use basic hand tools
General mechanical aptitude
Ability to operate fork lifts
Ability and willingness to follow directions and be a team player
Ability to work independently as needed
Minimum Qualifications:
1 - 3 years of industrial painting experience
Auto body, paint shop or vocational technical center experience preferred
Forklift certification preferred
Knowledge of paint mixing, solvents and corrosion control
Comply with annual OSHA respirator fit testing requirements (must be tested annually)
In addition to the above, the performance of other related duties may be required.
Physical Demands:
Standing eight (8) hours per day
Using full range of physical motions associated with general labor work throughout the eight (8) hours to include walking, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, carrying/ lifting and climbing (up to 3 feet)
Machine assisted lifting (forklifts/cranes) exceeding 50 pounds
Manual lifting and maneuvering up to 50 pounds
Work Environment:
Manufacturing environment; may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, machinery with moving parts and various materials.
Work using personal protective equipment, including breathing apparatus
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours
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