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#2024-02 Painter Helper

Dakota Creek Industries

Dakota Creek Industries

Anacortes, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2023

Job Title:  Painter Helper

Posting Number: 2023-17

Department: Construction

Posting Date: 10/05/2023

Posting Closes: when filled


Duties:  cleaning and prepping painting areas; sweeping and shoveling sand; wash and/or pressure wash surfaces to remove grease, rust, scale and dirt; set up blasting equipment, including connecting hoses and setting up paint pumps; hang tarps and screens for containment; smooth surfaces using sandpaper, scrapers and sanding machines.

Requirements:  Due to the secure nature of this project a pre-employment screening will be performed upon eligible candidate accepting our employment offer.

Specific Job Skills:

  • Preference will be given to applicants with industrial painting experience. (Experience is not required).
  • Safely perform work in small and/or confined spaces, on ladders, and at heights of 20 feet or more.
  • Recognize and resolve unsafe working conditions.
  • Effectively communicate information and ideas in English.:
  • Available for overtime with minimal notice; specific projects will require 6 x 10-hour shifts.

Job Scope:  This position routinely works with minimal supervision after instruction has been given.  Candidates must be motivated and must be able to follow direction.

Interpersonal Contacts:  This position works both independently and as part of a team.  The ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with others within a team, and other trades of the organization is essential in this role.

Job Conditions:  Work is performed in a wide variety of environments including heights of 20 feet or more, small and confined spaces, and outdoors in all weather conditions.  Will bend twist, kneel, walk, climb, and reach for 1-12 hours per day.  Will crouch, stand for 1-12 hours per day., Will endure noise, fumes, dust, and inclement weather.  Must be able to lift and carry 1-40 pounds routinely throughout the day and up to 75 pounds intermittently.  Must be able to push and pull up to 75 pounds and safely wear a respirator when needed.

Benefits: include medical, vision, dental, access to company clinic, vacation pay, sick pay, paid holidays, and bonus.


Dakota Creek Industries, Inc. is a drug free, smoke free workplace. Prospective employees must pass a drug test and a physical as well as pre-employment screening.


Pay Range: DOE (range of $20.63-$24.27/hour)


To Apply: In order to apply, please complete an application which may be downloaded from our website www.dakotacreek.com.  The completed application must be emailed to hr@dakotacreek.com or faxed to (360) 293-6432 or mailed to P.O. Box 218 Anacortes, WA 98221 or dropped off at the Main Office at 820 4th Street in Anacortes.   A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form but may be included with the application.  Position will close when filled.


EOE: race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/vet