Industrial Painter Job at Metal Fab, North Bay, Ontario, Canada

Painters use paint, tools, and materials such as plaster, to change the appearance and texture of buildings, walls, and other structures. They may operate alone or alongside other painters or construction workers.

We are searching for a deadline-driven industrial Painter with great attention to detail. The Painter will be expected to use color theory principles to match shades, follow written and verbal instructions, and use a variety of tools to paint surfaces. Other responsibilities include completing minor repairs and selecting correct paints and primers. Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

To be successful as a Painter, you should have great stamina, physical strength, and time management skills. The ideal candidate will be able to understand clients’ visions, follow directions, and complete projects on time and to budget.

Job Description


Job Organization: Metal Fab

Job Location: North Bay, Ontario, Canada

Employment Type

  • Full time
  • Day

Salary/Remuneration: $18.00 to $23.00 hourly for 42.5 hours per week

Languages: English Language

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licenses, memberships, courses, etc.)

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate; Forklift Operator Certification



1 year to less than 2 years

Painter Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience painting residential or commercial spaces.
  • Knowledge of all the applicable health and safety standards.
  • Good planning and organization skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Solid communication skills.
  • Good balance and physical strength.

Painter Responsibilities:

  • Selecting the correct tools and paints for projects.
  • Preparing metals and other surfaces before painting.
  • Mixing and applying paints, varnishes, and sealants for a lasting finish.
  • Covering exposed objects and surfaces.
  • Buying paint, brushes, and other supplies.
  • Obeying workplace safety rules.
  • Collaborating with other design and construction specialists.
  • Keeping the workspace and tools clean.

Specific Skills

  • Tend or operate equipment to prepare items for application of protective or decorative coatings
  • Tend or operate equipment to spray or coat
  • Select appropriate paint or mix paints
  • Prepare and mix metalizing solutions according to formulas or specifications
  • Paint small items and apply touch-ups using paintbrushes
  • Clean and maintain equipment

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Metal spray equipment

Additional Skills

Organize and maintain inventory; Clean work area

Application Methods

  • Hand-held spray guns
  • Electrostatic method

Weight Handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Type of Paints or Coatings

Catalyzed or polymerized paints

Type of Product

General metal products

Type of Industry Experience

Component manufacturing industry

Surface Preparation Methods

  • Abrasive disc wheel
  • Sandblasters
  • Removing old coatings manually
  • Masking

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Reliability
  • Organized

Job Validation

This job advert will be valid until the 3rd of March 2021

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Apprentices, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Students, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth.

Method of Application

Method of application is via mail and applicants can also apply in person

By email


40 Exeter Street

North Bay, ON

P1B 8G5 Between 08:00 AM and 04:00 PM


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