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Painter Helpers

Houston, TX 77081

Posted: 07/02/2024 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: General Warehouse/ Industrial Job Number: LW439632626 Pay Rate: $15-22 / hour

Job Description

Paint Buffers: $17.00 - $21.00
Paint Preppers: $15.00 - $22.00

The Paint Buffer reports to the Paint Shop Supervisor, and is responsible for buffing painted large vertical panels with the required outcome of eliminating defects such as orange peel, debris, and underbuff.  

What Does a Week in the Life Look Like?
  1. Reads work order, or receives instructions from supervisor regarding prep work.
  2. Sand with 1500, 2000, and 3000 grit sandpaper.
  3. Apply proper buffing techniques i.e., heating up panel, cross-hatching.
  4. Identify and remove under buff and debris using a Sunlight tool and polisher.
  5. Tape and cover trim edges with masking tape to protect non buffed surfaces before polishing.
  6. Observes and follows safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  7. Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  8. Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Must be able to read and write basic English
  • Must be able to work in the US legally
  • Must be able to pass an observed drug test
  • Must pass a Pulmonary Function Test
  • Must have at least 3 months of buffing experience
  • High school diploma or GED

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Body work experience as well as tape/masking experience
  • Principles, practices and procedures of prepping

Meet Your Recruiter


Claudia Cruz
Recruiter- Hablo EspaƱol

Hi, I'm Claudia proudly serving TPI Staffing Since 2022! I get to use my professional skills to aid Spanish-Speaking individuals in securing employment, which is very important to me. 


I am located at our Corporate/Cypress Office 21840 Northwest Freeway, Ste. E, Cypress, TX 77429 open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Apply to my job then you are welcome to email me an updated resume after you have applied.


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