Steward Machine Company
  • Operations
  • Bainbridge, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits & Competitive Pay


Steward Machine Company

Steward Machine is a multi-generation family-owned business having enjoyed a successful history of over 100 years. The Company possess extensive lifting capacity and some of the largest CNC machinery in the world housed in more than 290,000 square feet of manufacturing space. They offer complete turnkey responsibilities by detailing shop drawings, fabricating, welding, stress relieving, machining, gear cutting and assembly in-house.

Steward Machine Co. is certified by AISC to the highest standard for fracture critical endorsement. All Steward Machine work follow a culture that align with 5 guiding principles (Relentless Work Ethic, "Can Do Attitude", Excellence, Passion, and Adaptability). We have supplied equipment to some of the most demanding owners in the world. Our "can do" attitude gets the job done right the first time. We have a proven track for on-time deliveries.


Primary Purpose of the Position

The painter is responsible for the application of a wide range of industrial coating to manufactured products in accordance with the specifications.


Essential Functions / Duties

  • Sandblast and Prepare Fabricated Metal Products for painting.
  • Apply a variety of industrial coatings such as Vinyl and Coal Tar to fabricated metal products.
  • Responsible for the application of industrial coatings in confined spaces.
  • Read and understand technical documents such as paint mixing procedures, application of proper mils and maintain sprayer equipment as required.
  • Clean spraying equipment with solvent or other recommended cleaning solutions daily.
  • Maintain the paint mix room while following the company safety policies.
  • Assist to appropriately rig large objects for the purpose of moving them in the process of applying the industrial coatings.
  • Keeps work area clean and orderly.
  • Knows safety rules that apply to the safety of others and to personal safety. Reports the malfunction of equipment to proper authority. Performs other work as instructed by supervision.

Role / Department / Location Specific Requirements

Staffing for 1st and 2nd shifts

Reports to the Plant Manager

Position is based at Plant 3 in Bainbridge, GA


Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • One or more years prior work experience as an industrial painter.
  • Able to operate overhead and jib cranes.
  • Able to operate and work from Manlifts.
  • Able to operate forklift.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must be willing and able to work shifts, weekends, and overtime in a heavy industrial environment.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Requirements

  • Prior experience operating Sandblasting Equipment.
  • Prior experience using Airless and Conventional Spray Equipment.
  • Prior experience spraying Vinyl and Coal Tar Systems.
  • Prior experience operating either overhead or jib cranes.
  • Prior experience operating forklift.

Education requirements or equivalent experience:

  • Minimum high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

Not all aspects of the job are covered by the description - may require other duties as assigned.

Job may change over time in accordance with business needs.

Job description does not guarantee employment.


Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, high or precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, extreme heat or cold, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl, and smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Affirmative Action /EEO Statement

Steward Machine Company is a Federal VEVRAA contractor, and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. Steward Machine Company will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


Limitation and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Steward Machine Company is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed.


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