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Fabrication Painter

Camden, NJ, USA Req #829
Monday, March 18, 2024
About Us:

EMR is one of the world’s leading metal recycling companies with a history spanning decades. At EMR, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace that prioritizes the well-being and safety of everyone. Our company provides a supportive and inclusive community where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. We believe in teamwork and collaboration. 


Our mission is to provide our customers with efficient and reliable metal recycling services while minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. EMR recycles ten million tons of material annually, everything from beverage cans to aircraft carriers.  We work with a wide variety of metals including copper, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel and can recycle it into more than 200 different types of new sustainable raw materials.  


EMR offers our team a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans with company match, wellbeing benefits, employee assistance program and more. Join us and be a part of a team that puts people first!

I.                Summary

The Fabrication Shop Painter is responsible for preparing surfaces and applying coatings to industrial structures, parts and equipment. Duties include cleaning, sanding, and ensuring proper adhesion for coatings, matching and blending paint colors to reach desired results, and maintaining healthy ventilation levels. This career requires the ability to use various techniques and tools in painting, the ability to work under pressure and meet project deadlines, and previous industrial painting experience.

II.             Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Properly prepare surfaces for painting by cleaning, sanding, and ensuring proper adhesion for coatings.
  • Applies primers, paints and resins to coat surfaces of equipment and parts.
  • Utilizes techniques and tools employed in painting such as pneumatic sprayers, rollers, brushes, etc.
  • Matches and blends paint colors to reach the desired result and consistency.
  • Maintains a clean a clean and safe working area at all times.
  • Monitors work environment for hazards and maintains healthy ventilation levels to avoid particle or fume inhalation.
  • Follows safety protocol, including wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

III.           Required Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to successfully prepare surfaces for painting.
  • Proficiency in applying various coatings using spray guns, brushes or rollers while maintaining quality and uniformity of coatings.
  • Understanding of different types of paints, primers, and coatings as well as their appropriate applications.
  • Ability to utilize various techniques and tools in painting such as pneumatic sprayers, rollers, brushes, etc.
  • Ability to match and blend paints for desired results.
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

IV.           Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED-equivalent.
  • Previous industrial painting experience required.


EMR USA Metal Recycling provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Other details

  • Job Family US Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Camden, NJ, USA