Spray Painter

  • SJS Executives LLC
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • time-alarm-solid 02-06-2024

Job Description

SJS Industrial, a veteran-owned media blasting, industrial painting, powder coating, and light fabrication shop in Virginia Beach, VA, is seeking a full-time professional Spray Painter to work Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. The ideal candidate will have recent technical experience applying industrial or marine coatings to metal components and enjoys collaborating within a fast-paced, team environment. From applying wet coatings in accordance with customer work orders to providing instruction to junior staff, this role offers a dynamic array of responsibilities.


  • Apply wet coatings in accordance with customer work orders and technical drawings
  • Operate all equipment following OEM instructions for safety and correct use
  • Inspect work daily for quality and prevent defects before passing items to other departments
  • Provide instruction on safely spray painting and operating small hand and power tools
  • Regularly monitor paint stocks, levels, and storage to eliminate waste and report issues promptly
  • Perform routine shift closeout activities like cleanup and general housekeeping
  • Other production-related tasks as assigned by Management


  • Four or more years of recent career experience wet spray painting in an industrial or maritime environment
  • Experience with industrial wet spray painting and C12 certification are major pluses
  • Understanding of the basic physical properties and mechanics of spray painting for metals
  • Ability to interpret line drawings, specifications, and technical details on work orders
  • Strong English communication skills and ability to provide instructions to junior staff
  • Physical capability to stand, walk, bend over, crouch, and lift objects up to 30 pounds
  • Willingness and ability to work in different temperatures and humidity levels
  • Forklift certification and the ability to successfully pass a drug test and background check are preferred

SJS Industrial, also doing business as SJS Executives, LLC (SJS), is an equal opportunity employer.