JLG Industries PAINTER B in Garner, Iowa

2nd Shift


Responsible for painting and touching up painted metal parts and/or finished products.


  • Prime, paint, and touchup vehicles with power spray equipment and brushes.

  • Mask, unmask, or adjust masking as necessary to ensure specifications are met.

  • Sand, wash, and condition parts as necessary. Light bodywork may be required.

  • Disassemble, clean, repair, adjust and reassemble painting equipment, such as pumps, paint heaters, tanks, spray guns, etc. for proper operation.

  • Flush tanks, hoses and guns prior to color changeovers.

  • Mix all types of paints for proper color, formula, conditions, viscosity and consistency.

  • Perform titrations and mix or adjust chemicals as necessary in paint, zinc, or other processes.

  • Apply decals, stencils, and rustproofing as required.

  • Upkeep of work area and equipment which may include preventative maintenance tasks.

  • Inspect product before, during, after paint process to ensure specifications are being met.

  • Transport, move or guide parts, subassemblies, or assemblies before, during, or after paint process and to next operation. This may include moving racks or carts by hand and the use of material handling equipment such as a fork lift or overhead crane.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Per 40 CFR 265.16(d)(1-3) - This position may require initial training within 6 months and annual thereafter as a hazardous waste handler as required by the EPA RCRA hazardous waste rules.

  • Responsible for and trained to understand waste hazards, storage time limits, satellite accumulation, marking, labeling, weekly inspections, aisle space, storage, manifest shipping, use and location of emergency equipment, response to spills and fires, evacuation routes, etc.


Minimum of 1-year experience in the painting of automotive or heavy vehicle/equipment in a manufacturing, industrial, or automotive body shop. Strong mathematical skills. Basic mechanical aptitude.


  • Experience priming and/or painting efficiently and with high quality.

  • Sanding and scraping experience beneficial.

  • Ability to use a power washer and caulk gun.

  • Previous paint experience with plural component products helpful.


Safety glasses and safety shoes required at all times. Respirator required when painting and during some paint prep activities. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively.


High school diploma or GED required.