Industrial Painter ($750 Sign-On Bonus)

Portland, OR

Posting Date


Report to

Senior Supervisor

FLSA Status

Hourly, Non-exempt

Close Date

Open until filled

Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking an Industrial Painter to join our Northwest Pipe team in Portland, Oregon. This position comes with a $750 Sign-On Bonus!

We Offer
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (Day 1 of Employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety
Our Values
  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.


About the Job

This position inspects, prepares, paints and moves pipe for coating and lining operations. Operates paint, tape and sandblasting machine safely and efficiently to create quality product.

Essential Functions & Major Responsibilities
  • Loads and unloads product in the paint and tape machine area in a safe manner
  • Assists workers in diagnosing problems associated with the patching, taping and painting of product
  • Inspects and maintains paint and sandblasting machine to ensure production of quality product
  • Operates poly paint machine in a safe manner
  • Operates forklift and other product handling equipment
  • Prepares vehicles and equipment for loads
  • Mixes cement and prepares material for patch work as well as performs cement labor as needed
  • Cuts materials in a safe manner to ensure safe transport of product and equipment
  • Performs STOP audits and follows SOX and ISO procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School degree or GED or equivalent or six months to one year related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Our organization maintains a drug-free workplace. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successful passing of a drug test and background check.

Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.


Sounds Like You?

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