Tipton Structural Fabrication Inc

Tipton Structural Fabrication, Inc is a fabrication facility of structural steel and miscellaneous metals which include beams and columns, metal stairs, railings, and ladders for the construction industry. Some of our projects include: U of I Kinnick Stadium North Stands in Iowa City, PCI Medical Pavilion II in Cedar Rapids and Tyson’s Material Handling Expansion in Waterloo.

We have immediate openings for Full Time and/or Part Time Painter at our Tipton location!

Painter Duties:

  • Ensure all painting equipment is in good repair on a daily basis
  • Set up paint gun at the beginning of each shift
  • Check with plant manager for priority paint jobs
  • Verify blueprints for painting specifications
  • Check material stamps to insure proper painting process
  • Communicate with welders on location of material to be painted
  • Clean and prep material for priming
  • Paint all materials per blueprints and supervisory instructions
  • Check paint thickness to insure meeting customer requirements
  •  Place painted material in proper location for shipment ensuring material is stacked properly
  •  Inventory paint supplies weekly and determine inventory of solvents and specialty paint     supplies
  •  Tear down paint gun at end of each shift and clean properly
  •  Clean and sweep paint room twice weekly
  •  Work overtime as requested
  •  Demonstrate a commitment to process and quality improvement
  •  Demonstrate commitment to teamwork
  •  Uphold, support and promote all company policies, procedures, and vision
  •  Stay current with changes in industry and position

Painter Requirements:

  • Education and/or Experience:

High School diploma or equivalent and 1 year painting experience.
Language Skills:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to read and interpret challenging blueprints.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent.
  • Ability to calculate proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and carry short distances less than 75% of work time.
  • Stand and/or walk over 75% of work time.
  • Use hands and fingers, handle, grasp, hold or feel over 75% of work time.
  • Stoop, bend and/or crouch, over 50% of work time.
  • Kneel or crawl less than 25% of work time.
  • Talk or hear over 75% of work time.
  • Requires considerable standing and continuously handling material

Vision Requirements:

  • Close vision – clear vison at 20 inches or less
  • Distance vision – clear vision at 20 feet or more
  • Color vision – ability to identify and distinguish colors

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

  • Work with paint fumes more than 75% of work time.
  • Work with other potential toxins more than 25% of work time.
  • Work near or handling equipment with moving parts more than 75% of work time.
  • Welding sparks/fumes and dust present less than 25% of work time.
  • Outdoor weather conditions less than 25% of work time.
  • Risk of electrical shock less than 25% of work time.
  • Work with potentially explosive materials/gases less than 25% of work time.
  • Vibration less than 25% of work time.

Noise Level:  Loud to Very Load: Welding and fabrication noise, trucks, forklifts.

Tipton Structural Fabrication, Inc. offers a group benefits package including health, dental, vision, disability (short and long-term), 401(k) with employer matching contributions, and paid vacation and holidays for all full time positions.

Do you take pride in producing a high-quality product? Do you enjoy working with the latest equipment? Do you prefer a family friendly organization with a positive culture and the ability to have flex time to attend school/family events?  Then come join Tipton Structural Fabrication located in Tipton, Iowa.

To learn more about Tipton Structural Fabrication, Inc., go to: www.tsf-structures.com (TSF Structures, Inc., the sister company website).

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