Industrial Spraypainters

Snapshot

Industrial Spraypainters operate spray painting equipment to paint and apply other industrial coatings to manufactured items.
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Industrial Spraypainters
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
4,300
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Decline
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • grinding, sanding and cleaning surfaces of items to be painted
  • loading paint, oil, lacquer, varnish and rustproofing agents into spray equipment
  • connecting hoses to spray equipment and adjusting spray nozzles to required pressure
  • securing items to be sprayed within spray booths or placing them onto conveyors
  • directing spray guns to apply even coatings
  • moving items to drying areas and stacking them for further painting and packaging
  • starting and monitoring extractor and drying fans, and heaters
  • cleaning nozzles, containers and hoses of equipment
  • may operate paint dipping baths
  • may mix coating solutions and regulate their temperature

Job Titles

  • Industrial Spraypainter

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application

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