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Employer: Manitou Group
Location: Madison, SD 57042
Employment Type: Full Time

Manitou is currently looking for highly motivated and dependable individuals to join our team. If you enjoy working with your hands and have a great attention to detail come see what Manitou has to offer. We are a local manufacturer of the Gehl and Mustang brand skid loaders, with a company history dating back to 1859.

We are currently hiring Painters and Painters Helpers (1st shift 5am-3:30pm M-F, 2nd shift 3:30pm-2am M-TH, part time work, and a weekend shift S-SU)

We now offer a 10% shift differential on all 2nd shift hourly wages.

What You’ll Do (Including but not limited to)

  • Visually inspect items to determine condition before, during and after painting. Train on how to and then repair all surface imperfections and flaws between coats by; brushing off dust, sanding down problem areas, using air compressor to prepare area for painting, removing all unnecessary tags, and using razor to remove runs, extra dirt and smooth problem areas.

  • Cover areas that paint is unwanted by using tape, shrink wrap, cardboard and paper.

  • Read shop orders to determine correct mixes, test proper thinner, solvents, paint, air caps and fluid nozzles, and other related components for the application of all coatings and/or touch ups. Pending location, learn to mix epoxy.

  • Inspect dry and wet mils to assure proper paint thickness and uniformity before coating.

  • Operate spray painting equipment to completely cover item with a quality finish (no runs or over spray). Touch up smaller areas with brush and/or spray paint.

  • Clean up painting area and supplies including paint guns and brushes.

  • Additional duties may be assigned, dependent upon location and product line.

Applicants must be able to withstand the following working conditions:

  • Ability to stand for 10+ hours a day.

  • Ability to lift/move 50 pounds.

  • Ability to maneuver parts and pieces.

  • Ability to work safely and efficiently.

  • Capable of working as part of a team and maintain a positive attitude.

  • Must wear required Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Must be able to read and interpret documents as well as follow instruction.

We offer an exceptional and affordable compensation package, with most benefits available on your 31st day or employment. Our benefits include:

  • Competitive Performance-Based Wages

  • Medical Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 10 Paid Holidays and 1 Floating Holiday

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Life Insurance

  • Paid Short Term Disability

  • Optional Life Insurance

  • Optional Long-Term Disability

  • 401(k) Plan

Must Haves

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 3+ months experience and/or training (technical school) or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals written in English. This includes shop orders and blue prints.

  • Ability to communicate verbally with co-workers in a productive manner.

  • Basic math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure including whole numbers, fractions and decimals; Ability to compute ration and percent.

  • Ability to use tools in a safe and proper manner


Contact Information

Manitou Group
915 SW 7th Street
Madison , SD 57042

Other Information

Category(s): Construction, General Labor / Warehouse, Skilled Labor
Industry: Construction
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
Closing Date: 8/15/2018
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