Entry Level

Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products, including glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials.

Typical Education/Training: High School Diploma


Work Experience: 0-1 year

Wage Range: $13 - $23/hour

Knowledge & Skills: 

  1. Operation Monitoring
  2. Quality Control Analysis
  3. Complex Problem Solving
  4. Critical Thinking
  5. Monitoring

Similar Roles/Titles: Painter, Paint Tech, Coater Operator, Hand Sprayer, Industrial Painter, Machine Operator, Paint Technician, Painter, Powder Coater, Press Operator, Silk Screen Operator, Spray Painter


Career Interest Types: RCE - Realistic, Conventional, Investigative

This occupation can be found at: 


Diamond VogelMaintainer CorpDemcoRosenboom

Diversified TechnologiesLink MfgRome Grinding SolutionsDen Hartog

RJ Thomas Mfg Co., Inc.Agile Mfg