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Agency Paint

Date: May 11, 2019

Location: Bettendorf, IA, US, 52722

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Title: Agency Paint / Prep*


FLSA Status: Non-exempt / Hourly


Department: Paint


Reports to: Paint Supervisor


Shift: First shift, Full-time (weekends, as needed)


*This is an agency temporary / contract assignment and direct placement is not guaranteed. Applicants who are not currently represented by an agency, will be assigned to a preferred agency by Vizient.



Vizient® Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. is a robotic integrator specializing in custom engineered tooling and automated arc welding systems for general and heavy fabrication applications. All of the products are engineered and manufactured in-house for complete control over product quality and project timelines. Our diverse customer group provide interesting and challenging work for our employees and ensures profitable growth for our company.

Vizient is a division of Lincoln Electric Automation™ in the General Industries group.


Position Summary:

Prepares surface of components and large weldments to be wet painted by removing burrs, slag, spatter, rust and scale. Hangs parts from racks, blasts, washes, dries parts while meeting company standards.



  • Successfully complete a pulmonary function test;
  • Follow directions to assist in completing scheduled tasks;
  • Examine and feel surface for defects;
  • Determine what process should be used when cleaning and hanging parts;
  • Use a variety of hand tools to remove scratches, excess weld material and burrs;
  • Perform general paint room maintenance;
  • Operates sandblasting machine to clean surfaces prior to painting or coating;
  • Ability to move parts in and out of area; and
  • Other relevant job-duties as assigned.


Experience / Skills:

  • High attention to detail and quality;
  • Ability to plan and execute daily and weekly scheduled tasks;
  • Ability to keep work area clean and organized;
  • Ability to follow directions from peers within paint department;
  • Must work well under pressure;
  • Excellent team player with organizational and time management skills; and
  • Safely operate fork trucks and overhead cranes.


Nonessential Skills and Experience:

  • Safety (OSHA STDS), ANSI (RIA) Standards. 


Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S):

  • Understand the Company’s EH&S Policy and how it relates to this job;
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as Vizient’s rules and policies that pertain to this job;
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EH&S procedures;
  • Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly or if there are any questions regarding EH&S procedures; and
  • Attend required EH&S training.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; climb; squat; talk and hear. Be able to lift up to 50 lbs. consistently. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; temperature in the work area may fluctuate with the seasons as the production area is not air conditioned.


Vizient Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. and Lincoln Electric are Equal Opportunity Employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

Job Segment: Coating, Welding, Painter, Fabrication, Manufacturing

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