Painter / Coater

Removes old paintwork using abrasive blasting methods and then applies new coatings with industrial paint spraying equipment.

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  • Uses suitable safety equipment e.g. harnesses, cradles, protective personal equipment
  • Prepares work areas using special treatments and abrasive blasting
  • Applies industrial finishes using paint spraying methods

Works for specialist companies or construction firms who provide painting and coating services both offshore and onshore. By the nature of activity, most of the work is conducted outside and involves working in all weathers.

  • Relevant experience as an industrial painter
  • Offshore Survival certificate
  • Offshore Medical certificate
  • City & Guilds Level 1 Basic Construction Skills
  • Offshore experience
  • General labourer experience


£20,000 upwards

Painting Supervisor, Coatings Inspector