Finisher

Company: Storyland Studios
Job Title: Fabricator
Reports To: Finishing Team Lead
Job Status: Full-time
Summary: The Finisher is responsible for the finishing of produced material by sandblasting, hand laying fiberglass and using urethane. A finisher must be able to speak, read and write English fluently and have a competent understanding of formal drawings, plans, and sketches.

This position involves daily manual labor and physically demands including, but not limited to: standing, walking, crouching, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and bending for extensive lengths of time. It also requires full body movements including, but not limited to, the use of hands, feet, arms, legs, back and torso; along with the ability to push, pull and lift.

The Finisher must be able to lift and carry 100 pounds daily without fatigue, have excellent eyesight with or without correction, and must be medically approved by a physician to wear a respirator.

The Finisher must be able to work under various temperatures such as extreme heat or cold since the studio is not fully enclosed during business hours.

Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Use techniques such as hand sanding, sanding blocks, orbital sanders and other techniques to prepare surfaces for priming and painting.
  • Apply and work with putties, fiberglass, panels and components to prepare for assembly.
  • Application of fiberglass materials.
  • Mask, tape off and protect surfaces with paper, drop cloths and plastic.
  • Work from lifts and scaffolding at protected heights up to 51 feet.
  • Use a variety of solvents to clean surfaces, tools and equipment.
  • Break wax, spray epoxies and applying primers, paint and assist with gel-coats.
  • Repetitive use of hands for simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation.
  • Frequent walking, standing, bending, sitting, kneeling, squatting, reaching above shoulder level, ladder and stair climbing and occasional crawling, twisting and lying.
  • Work effectively as part of a team providing high quality Customer Service.
  • Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment including and not limited to gloves, chemical resistant Tyvek clothing, safety glasses, hard hat and or a respirator may need to be worn when and if handling hazardous products or working in hazardous environments.
  • Maintain and participates in keeping personal work area, shop and tools clean and safe.
  • Must maintain an excellent attendance record following all company policies and procedures in the Employee Handbook and safety rules.
  • Will be expected to work overtime and flexible hours as needed to meet production schedules and departmental needs.
  • Measure and cut materials to the required dimensions using hand and/or power tools.
  • Grind fiberglass to required finish.
  • Paint finished surfaces with Gelcoat and/or paint.
  • Assist in various departments as needed.
  • Treat fellow team members and supervisors with respect

Personal Qualities

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate these qualities:

  • Analytical Creatively problem solves both internal and external issues/situations.
  • Team Work Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
  • Initiative Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.
  • Flexibility Can adapt to changing studio and client priorities.

Requirements

  • Excellent conceptual, problem-solving, communication and fabrication skills
  • Results and solution oriented
  • Ability to function and collaborate well with others in highly creative environment

Production Painter

Company: Storyland Studios
Job Title: Production Painter
Reports To: Fabrication Manager
Summary: A Production Painter is responsible for the preparation and finishing of all Storyland’s unique and creative projects.

To prep a surface for paint and to bring a project to completion successfully, the Production Painter must have experience in plastering, sanding, cleaning, and pre-paint masking along with proficiencies in spraying urethane based solid color, metallic, and clear coat. 2-5 years experience in mixing paints and color matching is a plus.

This position requires the ability to speak, read and write English fluently and have a competent understanding of formal drawings, plans, and sketches.

This position involves daily manual labor and physically demands including, but not limited to: standing, walking, crouching, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and bending for extensive lengths of time. It also requires full body movements including, but not limited to, the use of hands, feet, arms, legs, back and torso; along with the ability to push, pull and lift.

The Production Painter must be able to lift and carry 100 pounds daily without fatigue, have excellent eyesight with or without correction, and must be medically approved by a physician to wear a respirator.

The Production Painter must also be able to work under various temperatures such as extreme heat or cold since the studio is not fully enclosed during business hours.

Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Able to communicate effectively with team members.
  • Responsible for overseeing the preparation and masking of surfaces for painting to obtain desired finish.
  • Be knowledgeable about surface preparation to ensure proper adhesion of coatings to base substrates (acrylic, polyurethane, aluminum, steel, wood, and others).
  • Accurately follow, mix and apply paint per a variety of paint manufactures types that may be required for custom application to various materials.
  • Practice good safety habits and maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Follow all OSHA and HazMat Procedures applicable for the storage, further handling of paints, and thinners in the production area.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot equipment, while reporting malfunctions of equipment or new required equipment to supervisor.
  • Label and properly dispose of old paint and hazardous material.
  • Other related duties as required.
  • Will be expected to work overtime and flexible hours as needed to meet production schedules and dept. needs.
  • Treat fellow team members and supervisors with respect.

Personal Qualities

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate these qualities:

  • Analytical Creatively problem solves both internal and external issues/situations.
  • Creativity Uses creativity appropriately to drive progress and encourages others to do the same.
  • Team Work Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
  • Initiative Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.
  • Manages Time Accurately estimates the time required to complete actions and activities; adheres to schedules and timetables; sensitive to the use of other people’s time.
  • Pursues Self-Development Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her career; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities.

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