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  • 1) Prepares wood, fiberglass, and metal surfaces for painting, and paints parts, equipment, interiors, and exteriors of ships, boats, and shipyard and marina buildings, using brushes, spray guns, and rollers: Mixes solvents according to formula, and immerses parts in solution or washes surfaces to remove grease, rust, scale, and dirt.

  • 2) Burns off old paint, using blowtorch.

  • 3) Smooths wooden and plaster surfaces, using sandpaper, scrapers, and sanding machines.

  • 4) Fills cracks and holes with patching plaster, putty, or plastic wood.

  • 5) Washes and treats surfaces with oil, turpentine, and other preparations.

  • 6) Brushes and rubs filler material into grained wood to prepare surfaces for painting.

  • 7) Mixes and matches colors of paint, varnish, stain, shellac, and calcimine.

  • 8) Operates spray painting equipment or brushes or rolls paint on surfaces.

  • 9) Sands surfaces between coats and polishes final coat to specified finish.

  • 10) May spray or brush hot plastics or pitch on surfaces.

  • 11) May bake finishes on painted and enameled articles in baking oven.

  • 12) May cut glass and install window and door panes.

  • 13) May hang wallpaper.

  • 14) May cut stencils, and brush or spray lettering and decorations on surfaces.




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DOT:   840.381-018

Job Number: 7130