PAINT SUPERVISOR-SHIPYARD (PORTSMOUTH, VA)
Painter Supervisor must be trained to NACE level 1 or NBPY certified and:
*must know and be able to teach the proper method for applying coatings while maintaining desired MIL thickness.
*required to work in a physically demanding environment including confined spaces and heights.
*must know and be able to direct the use of power tools, hand tools, or chemicals to accomplish cleaning of surfaces prior to applying coating systems.
*responsible for selecting and applying a wide variety of marine coating systems.
*direct the preparation of the surface, masking of unpainted areas, sandblasting surfaces,
*selecting the method(s) of coating application and provides suitable curing conditions.
*demonstrate knowledge of modern paint techniques, powder coating, non-skid, and other special hull treatments.
*must interpret paint schedules, calculate surface areas, estimate the amount of materials required, test the grade, viscosity and fineness of the paint, and perform final quality inspections.