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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Woodward, Inc.
Physical Address
Company Worksite
Niles, IL 60714
Job Description

PAINTER -2ND SHIFT (1901528)

Position Purpose

Prepares materials and products for coating or painting as required. Coats or paints with materials such as wash primers, zinc chromate primers, waterborne primers, lacquers, enamels and epoxy coatings.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains paint and coating supplies.
  • Adjusts sprayer valves and nozzle to regulate width and pressure of spray to accomplish desired finish.
  • Selects and mixes coating liquid to military and manufacturer specifications.
  • Coats or paints with materials such as wash primers, zinc chromate primers, waterborne primers, lacquers, enamels, and epoxy coatings.
  • Updates daily chemical usage log.
  • Cleans and masks surfaces to be coated or sprayed.
  • Cleans all paint and spray equipment to remove all contaminants.
  • Applies uniform primer and top coats using spray equipment or dip method.

Other Functions

  • In Skokie ACS, may include powder spray coating.



  • The ability to write effectively, to read and understand work documents, to communicate information clearly to coworkers and supervisors, and the ability to listen attentively and comprehend key pieces of spoken information.
  • The ability to use computer and web-based systems to input, access, modify, or output information.
  • The ability to perform simple arithmetic computations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division correctly, using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages.
  • Knowledge of how to adjust sprayer valves and nozzle to regulate width and pressure of spray to accomplish desired finish.
  • Expert understanding of safety issues as they apply to paint and coating applications.
  • Ability to apply paints and coatings.
  • Ability to read blueprints, MPs, OPMPs and OIS.
  • The ability to see details (e.g., letters, numbers, codes, color, symbols, marks, labels, signs) clearly to accomplish work tasks in a safe and efficient manner.

Education or Formal Training

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required

  • No related work experience required.

Materials and Equipment Used

Working Environment/ Physical Activities

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Member is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 lbs., frequently lift and/or move up to 40 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 65 lbs.
  • Member is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, chemical and hazardous materials.

Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines, compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The company’s innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer
EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans

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