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Job title:  Industrial Painter

Job family:  Manufacturing
Business area:  Hydro
Contract location: 

Paris, Ontario, ON, CA

Working location:  Paris, Ontario, CA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

ANDRITZ is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries. The company is one of the technology and global market leaders in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the company is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas and exhaust gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.



ANDRITZ stands for passion, partnership, perspectives and versatility – core values to which the company is committed. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With almost 170 years of experience, 27,800 employees, and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.

Position Overview

The Painter is responsible for prepping and painting the surfaces of the water control gates and ancillary equipment.


Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Apply a variety of industrial coatings to stationary, fabricated metal products, using hand-held spray guns/equipment
  • Paint small items and apply touch-ups using paint brushes/rollers
  • Responsible for the application of industrial coatings in confined spaces
  • Operate or tend equipment to clean, wash, strip, sand, remove corrosion, fill dents or otherwise prepare items for application of paint or other protective coatings
  • Select appropriate paint or mix paints using automated paint mixing equipment according to a pre-determined formula
  • Utilize instrumentation to measure painting parameters to ensure compliance with OEM specifications
  • Suggest tools and equipment to improve the operation of the unit
  • Clean and maintain painting and coating, ventilation, compressed air and personal protective equipment
  • Control (expiry of products etc.) and organize paint materials stock in line with Andritz policies
  • Assist to appropriately rig large objects for the purpose of moving them in the process of applying the industrial coatings
  • Assist in the maintenance of a clean and safe work environment and observe good safety habits
  • Adhere to all company policies Procedures with respect to the storage and handling of materials in the area
  • Perform blasting and other pre-painting activities on parts in preparation for painting/ fabrication
  • Responsible for reporting malfunctions of equipment or processing to the supervisor.
  • In slow periods perform other tasks such as 5s activities, grinding, de-burring, assembly, and other duties given to him by his supervisor.

Experience and Competencies

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience


Preferred Requirements

  • SSPC QP1 Certification


Other Skills/Abilities

  • Strong work ethic.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Team player.
  • Enthusiasm for change and ability to work in a demanding and dynamic environment.



* Legal status to work in Canada is required.


ANDRITZ HYDRO CANADA  Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Requisition ID:  647

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