• Painter- 1st Class - Main Yard

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 months ago(11/7/2018 2:50 PM)
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Paint Department.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for 1st Class Painters.

    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.


    • Prepare all types of surfaces for preservation
    • Removes old paint and debris from all types of substrates
    • Operate 3,000 - 5,000 PSI Pressure Washers
    • Operater 40,000 PSI Ultra High Presure Water Jetting equipment
    • Mix solvents and coatings accurately to formula
    • Aplly coatings in accordance wiht specification and good marine practice
    • Capable of brush and roll painting for passing all inspection processes
    • Excercise proper procedures for painting in confined spaces
    • Supervise and train, when applicable, department employees and/or other assigned crew members
    • Control cost in assigned area of responsibilty


    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum 5 years' experience of marine painting/blasting of exterior steel and interior tanks.
    • Must be C12 or C14 certified.
    • Minimum 4 years' experience in painting and/or abrasive/water blasting.
    • Experience in power tooling, coating mixing/application, blasting, brush roll painting, mixing of coatings, etc.
    • Basic knowledge of NAVSEA Standard Item 009-32.
    • Must have scaper, inspection mirror, flash light, and tool bag.


    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include: 
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations 
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more


    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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