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Industrial Painter/Finisher LEAD


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Lapeyre Stair


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Lapeyre Stair is seeking an Industrial Painter/Finisher to operate as a lead person for our finishing personnel.  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


  • Assists with selecting coating systems and equipment.
  • Ensuring that material, equipment other specifications are understood and followed.
  • Grind, sand, and pre-treat metal surfaces for painting.
  • Polish stainless steel and aluminum products.
  • Properly prepare and apply industrial coatings, 
  • Proper start up, use, and shut procedures of painting equipment.
  • Analytically skilled in testing paint for proper viscosity.
  • Ability to apply correct paint millage to metal surfaces.
  • Ability to operate or learn powder coating systems.
  • Ensure that materials are properly stocked, stored, and disposed of.
  • Comply with all OSHA policies and procedures during the course of your work


  • High School diploma or G.E.D required.
  • Three years experience operating spray systems.
  • 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.