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The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Paint Equipment Mechanic in Paragould, Arkansas

Reports To: Coatings Manager

# Employees Supervised: N/A

FSLA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Summary & Essential Functions: Performs various checks, such as, continuity of ground cables, climate and metal temperature of railcars, high and low shut-off on pumps, and labels on waste. Cleans pump filters daily. Keeps count of all coatings. Mixes all paints for application to cars and repairs all pumps and spray guns.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Checks continuity of ground cables in paint kitchen, prime bay, and top coat bay, checks labels on all waste and transports hazardous waste to hazmat pad, checks climate and metal temperature of car before applying coating, and checks high and low shut --off on pumps daily.

  • Cleans pump filters daily.

  • Keeps an accurate count of all coatings that are on site.

  • Mixes all paint for application to cars.

  • Repairs all pumps and spray guns, as needed.

  • Uses a forklift, as necessary, to move batches of paint and other materials.

  • Ensures that safety and housekeeping standards are met and maintained.

  • Performs other duties as directed by the Coatings Manager.

Required Experience / Education / Training / Certifications: Prefer a high school education or equivalent, and one years' experience in paint mixing and use of paint distribution system. Must undergo and pass a company forklift training course.

Licenses, Certifications, etc: Forklift certification.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

  • Hard Hat

  • Hearing Protection

  • Composite Toe Safety Shoes

  • Additional PPE per the appropriate JSA for the specific area that the Paint Equipment Mechanic may be working

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities


Walk -- frequently

Sit -- occasionally

Climb -- occasionally

Crawl -- occasionally

Squat or kneel -- occasionally

Bend -- occasionally

Fine Manipulation -- N/A

Reach Outward -- occasionally

Reach above shoulder -- occasionally

Drive - occasionally

Lift / Carry

10 lbs or less -- occasionally

11 -- 20 lbs -- occasionally

21 -- 50 lbs -- occasionally

51 -- 100 lbs -- N/A

Over 100 lbs -- N/A Push / Pull

10 lbs or less -- occasionally

10 -- 20 lbs -- occasionally

20 -- 50 lbs -- occasionally

51 -- 100 lbs -- N/A

Over 100 lbs -- N/A

N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Company Greenbrier Central

Functional Group Production

EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled