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Entry Level Industrial Preparer/Painter/Finisher


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Lapeyre Stair
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Lapeyre Stair is seeking an Industrial Painter/Finisher . Applicant must have experience in applying industrial coatings and must have skills in preparing metal for liquid paint coating and the polishing stainless steel and aluminum. Knowledge of powder coating is also preferred. Individual must be able to prepare and maintain paint systems and spray booths.


  • Use grinders and other power equipment for preparing the surface for paint
  • Use overhead cranes and forklifts for product movement. 
  • Stack and load material before/after paint
  • Material, equipment other specifications are understood and followed.
  • Prepare stainless steel and aluminum surfaces in accordance with procedures.
  • Paint metal surfaces in accordance with procedures.
  • Comply with all OSHA policies and procedures during the course of your work


  • Ability to use paint surface preparations power tools.
  • Must be able to perform the essential job requirements identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift and move 65 lbs.
  • High School diploma or G.E.D required.
  • Ability to be self-managed and team oriented.
  • Direct, instruct, and teach skills to others
  • Ensure that quality is maintained
  • Experienced in using grinding, sanding, and finishing tools.
  • Dependable person able to work a full-time schedule as required.
  • Works safely and understands the proper use of safety equipment when painting.

Desired Qualifications

  • Professional painting experience.
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Ability to operate an overhead crane.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Steel painting experience.
  • Knowledge of painting with spray gun.