Painters, Transportation Equipment
- Dispose of hazardous waste in an appropriate manner.
- Remove grease, dirt, paint, or rust from vehicle surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, brushes, blowtorches, washing tanks, or sandblasters.
- Pour paint into spray guns and adjust nozzles and paint mixes for proper paint flow and coating thickness.
- Monitor painting operations to identify flaws, such as blisters or streaks, and correct their causes.
- Sand vehicle surfaces between coats of paint or primer to remove flaws and enhance adhesion for subsequent coats.
- Spray prepared surfaces with specified amounts of primers and decorative or finish coatings.
- Allow the sprayed product to dry and touch up any missed spots.
- Apply rust-resistant undercoats and caulk and seal seams.
- Select the correct spray gun system for the material being applied.
- Apply primer over any repairs made to vehicle surfaces.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 7.1%
National: + 6.7%
Two: Some Preparation Needed
Moderately High ($36,000 - $49,999)