1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7299-11 Industrial Spray Painter

Operates spray painting equipment to paint or apply other industrial coatings to manufactured items.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • grinds, sandpapers or cleans surfaces of items to be painted
  • loads paint, oil, lacquer, varnish or rustproofing agents into spray machines
  • connects hoses to spray machines and adjusts spray nozzles to required pressure
  • secures items to be sprayed within spray booths or places them onto conveyors
  • directs spray guns to apply even coatings
  • moves items to drying areas and stacks them for further painting or packaging
  • starts and monitors extractor and drying fans and heaters
  • cleans, nozzles, containers and hoses of machines
  • may operate paint dipping baths
  • may mix coating solutions and regulate their temperature

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