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Ziegler Industries Industrial Painting/Coating Foreman in Keokuk, Iowa

Ziegler Industries, Inc.

Industrial Painting/Coating Foreman


Specialty industrial contractor which provides services primarily throughout the Midwest in industrial coatings, insulation, and scaffold erection is currently seeking industrial coatings foremen to join our growing company.


Candidates must be safety oriented and have a positive attitude. Experience in surface preparation, industrial painting and/or coatings required. Construction OSHA 30-hour training a plus. Ability to supervise crews and oversee projects for safe and timely completion. Candidates should possess good communication skills and be self-motivated. Salary based on experience.


  • Able to communicate effectively with customers, inspectors, crew members and management.

  • Display good leadership abilities.

  • Be able to make responsible decisions concerning Company policies.

  • Be able to teach Apprentices and Painters.

  • Be able to effectively discuss employee related problems and possible solutions with the personnel office.

  • See that proper safety supplies and gear are available for your crew on the job. This includes hard hats, safety harnesses, respirators, first aid kits, fire extinguishers, MSDS sheets, etc.

  • Keep a continuous check on materials and equipment and notify the appropriate people of your needs, allowing enough time for delivery without a work stoppage, hot freight, or emergency trips by shop personnel.

  • Be able to use field coating inspection equipment.

  • Be able to do light to medium equipment repairs. This includes:

  • Repair of air & airless guns.

  • Replace or repair sandblast valves.

  • Make minor repairs on blast controls.

  • Repair sandblast hose ends.

  • Change fuel filter on compressor.

  • Perform preventive maintenance and fluid level check on equipment.

  • Understand company policies and see that all employees abide by the policy guidelines.

  • Implement the written scope of work for each job, giving proper attention to safety, quality control and production schedules. Accurately complete daily quality control inspection reports.

  • Ensure that proper safety procedures are followed and personal protective equipment is worn by all crew members at all times.

  • Maintain proper administrative records, including time card, foreman?s daily report and safety records.

  • Must be responsible for planning equipment needs and loading necessary equipment prior to a job so that lost production does not occur by making additional trips back to shop.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate when in the office. On job sites the noise level varies depending on the particular job and type of work.


Ziegler Industries Inc. is a specialty industrial service contractor, providing services in Industrial Coatings, Scaffold Erection and Industrial Insulation installation. We provide safe, time sensitive solutions to keep our customers running. People are Ziegler Industries biggest asset, we are committed to provide our employees a stable work environment with equal opportunity for learning and personal growth. The success of Ziegler Industries, Inc. is built by committed & efficient employees who believe in our company, who gain satisfaction from their work, and who strive toward extraordinary achievement. We believe that people work best together in an environment where they are recognized for their efforts and respected as individuals. With over 50 years of experience in construction contracting, Ziegler Industries is on a mission to become the best specialty service employer in the country. We take care of our people so they can take care of our customers. If you are ready to make a difference and be a part of a growing and progressive company, we want you!