Metal Finisher - 1st & 2nd Shift Opportunities

Posted: 05/18/2023

Pierce Manufacturing Inc. is the leading North American manufacturer of custom fire apparatus.  Products include custom and commercial pumpers, aerials, rescue trucks, wildland trucks, mini pumpers, elliptical tankers, and homeland security apparatus.

The Metal Finisher position is responsible for preparing various metal truck bodies, doors, and assorted parts for paint.

Essential Functions

  • Inspect all materials to be painted before and after preparation
  • Smooth surfaces to be painted by sanding parts and grinding welds
  • Prepare surfaces for wet on wet paint process
  • Recognize, repair, and glaze minor defects with no assistance
  • Recognize, repair, and glaze major defects with some assistance
  • Repair and glaze minor dents and gouges
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Regular attendance required
  • All other duties and responsibilities that are assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent education
  • One or more years of related experience
Preferred Qualifications to complete Essential Functions
  • Demonstrated experience using hammer/dolly technique
  • Demonstrated experience using polyester primers
  • Demonstrated experience using various small and pneumatic hand tools
Other Physical Requirements
*All positions require the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Detailed physical job analysis available upon request.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Sense of sound is required
  • Sense of balance is required
  • Limb and finger dexterity is required
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to perform twisting, turning, bending, climbing, pushing, and pulling motions
  • Ability to lift at least 60lbs
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)—steel-toe shoes, safety glasses, vest
Work Environment
Working conditions will be inside and outside where temperatures will vary from extreme heat to extreme cold for extended periods of time. This position is regularly exposed to vibration and loud noises.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Position Type: Full-time

Employer Type: Private Company

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