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Industrial Shop Painter / Sandblaster

IMI Industrial Services Group
Athens, GA
  • Expired: January 04, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
About Us

IMI Industrial Services Group is a full service, total solutions, industrial contactor. With IMI's AISC compliant, full service structural fabrication facility, we can meet any Client's needs. From surface preparation, cutting, drilling, fabrication, surface coatings, and installation, IMI's fabrication team produces quality structural systems from carbon steel, aluminum, and stainless.

Life With Us

Our culture at IMI resembles a tight-knit family and our clients are treated with the same high regard we treat each other. Our commitment to safe operations allows everyone from our team, and our customers' team, to return home safe and sound each night. Our core values of Safety, Integrity, Quality, and Production, drive our promise to ourselves and accountability to our clients.

Job Summary

IMI is seeking a full-time Industrial Shop Painter local to the Athens, GA area.

Essential Functions
  • Painters must be able to paint with Epoxy paint!
  • Responsible for applying layer(s) of paint or coating to product to protect it from the elements and/or make it more aesthetically pleasing.
  • Cleanse products to remove dust, dirt, and debris.
  • Apply protective coverings to articles or areas that could be damaged or stained by work processes.
  • Dip metal parts in chemical baths to prepare surface.
  • Prepare surfaces also by scraping, caulking, applying putty, and sanding.
  • Utilize brush, roller, and spray guns to coat and paint metal, wood, ceramic, etc. with paint or coating solutions.
  • Check the flow and viscosity of the paint or solution.
  • Check product for flaws or imperfections.
  • Mixes and reduces paint system and applies paint to meet specifications and customer requirements.
  • Ability to read blueprints, read paint codes, mix/thin oil based paints, shoot primer, and maintain and clean all spray gun parts.
  • Ability to adjust mixing criteria based upon environmental conditions, such as heat, cold, and humidity.
  • Knowledge sand blasters and bead blasters.
  • Setup, operate, and maintain automatic powder booths and shutdown paint line equipment.

Education and Experience
  • 1-3 years' experience
  • Must be able to use epoxy paint!

Work Environment/Physical Demands
  • Must be able to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, twist, and bend for extended periods of time.
  • Use arms and hands to reach for, handle or manipulate objects.
  • Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds; occasionally lift items weighing more than 50 pounds with assistance.
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors including times of inclement weather.


All IMI Full-Time employees can enjoy the following benefits: major medical plans, life insurance, short & long-term disability insurance options, a robust company matched 401k, and PTO plans.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of someone in this classification. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

IMI Industrial Services Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

IMI Industrial Services Group


Athens, GA
30612 USA