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Painter – 2nd Shift

Guthrie Oklahoma | Reports to: Power Assembly Supervisor

Business Contributions

Accurately apply paint to lift equipment as per manufactured recommended process and safely move material throughout the paint shop. Maintains a schedule and report activity in the company operating system.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

•Schedule work based on load sheets and dispatches reports.
•Maintains safe material movement and product setup for painting.
•Must adhere to all OSHA, equipment safety rules and plant safety polices.
•Demonstrates ability to use paint measuring gauges, such as dry and wet film thickness and ZAHN cup viscosity.
•Demonstrates ability to apply coating in the required thickness to keep a consistent run free finish and gloss appearance.
•Perform painting duties utilizing all required personal protective equipment and clean up as mandated by Autoquip and per MSDS.
•Maintain and inspect equipment for function and performance. Report any maintenance requirements to supervisor.
•Complete routine PM check sheets.
•Must be able to work as a team in a collaborative, positive style.


•Must have paint shop experience within an industrial manufacturing environment.
•Attend a company sponsored overhead crane and fork truck safety classes.
•Must pass the AQ paint test and have a valid driver’s license.

Skills & Abilities

•Safety awareness of heavy material in motion, paint chemicals and MSDS requirements.
•Must abide by all safety requirements: respirator, hearing protection, and all personal protective equipment.
•Operate spray gun.
•Knowledge of crane operation & material handling.
•Organize material in a scheduled flow.
•Maintain a high level of cleanliness and safety levels.
•Ability to work with all plant employees in a positive manner.
•Demonstrated product and documentation knowledge.
•Self-motivated to meet or exceed schedule production times and output levels.

Physical Demands

  • Able to work overtime to meet customer demands.
  • Able to repetitively lift 50 to 75 pounds.
  • Able to work at floor, table and structural overhead levels.


  • $25.33 starting pay per hour with Opportunity for Growth and Advancement!
  • Excellent Comprehensive Health Care Plans Including Medical, Dental, and Vision!
  • Life Insurance, Sick Pay, Short Term Disability!
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation!
  • Retirement Plan!

About Autoquip

At the heart of Autoquip’s success is our dedicated team of engineers, sales, purchasing, quality assurance and manufacturing experts. Many have careers with Autoquip that span decades. Autoquip is known for taking care of its employees and we strongly believe in fostering close relationships with an open-door policy and building a culture of trust and respect.

Autoquip is a progressive and friendly, family oriented, mid-size lift equipment manufacturing company located in Guthrie, Oklahoma– just 30 minutes north of downtown Oklahoma City. To best serve our employees, We offer competitive wages and health benefits, paid holidays and vacation time, life insurance, sick pay, on-going training programs, and a plan for retirement.

We are invested in our employees and want them to have long-term careers with Autoquip. If you are looking for long-term employment with a company that is growing, stable and highly respected in the material handling industry, we want to hear from You! Autoquip is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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It is the policy of Autoquip, to afford Equal Employment Opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, national origin or sex. Further, all applicable laws relating to age, marital status, and disability discrimination will be strictly adhered to.

This policy of Equal Employment applies to all aspects of the employment relationship.