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  • 1) Sprays surfaces of machines, manufactured products, or working area with protective or decorative material, such as paint, enamel, glaze, gel-coat, or lacquer, using spray gun: Cleans grease and dirt from product, using materials, such as lacquer thinner, turpentine, soap, and water.

  • 2) Applies masking tape over parts and areas that are not to be coated.

  • 3) Fills cavities and dents with putty to attain smooth surface.

  • 4) Selects and mixes coating liquid to produce desired color, according to specifications, using paddle or mechanical mixer.

  • 5) Pours coating liquid into spray container and connects gun to airhose, using wrenches.

  • 6) Turns sprayer valves and nozzle to regulate width and pressure of spray according to knowledge of painting technique.

  • 7) Pulls trigger and directs spray onto work surface to apply prime or finish coat.

  • 8) Coats areas inaccessible to hand sprayer, using brush.

  • 9) Cleans spraying equipment and brushes with solvent.

  • 10) May heat and spray wax onto products after they are tested.

  • 11) May use acid, wire brush, or steel wool to remove rust from metal.

  • 12) May paint designs on rug surfaces for decorative purposes or for use as guidelines in carving rugs, using spray gun and stencil, and be designated Stenciler.

  • 13) May be designated according to article sprayed as Hat Sprayer; Painter, Ordnance; Sprayer, Railroad Car; or according to material used as Gel-Coat Sprayer; Porcelain-Enamel Sprayer.

  • 14) May be designated: Ceramic Sprayer; Enameler; Enamel Sprayer I; Glaze Sprayer; Lacquer Sprayer I; Painter, Insignia; Panel Finisher; Primer Sprayer; Sprayer, Auto Parts; Thinner Sprayer.

  • 15) May act as lead person in group.




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Job Number: 7133