Metal Spray Technician - 2nd Shift - 26038

Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Mesa, AZ, US, 85210

Company: Empire

Requistion # : 26038 

Location: Mesa 

Position Status:  Full Time (40 hrs week) 

Shift : 2 

Start Time :  2:00pm 

End Time :  10:30pm 

Schedule Days : Monday - Friday 

Pay Range: $18.06  -  37.56 




Job Summary:

Perform thermal spray operations.

Essential Functions:

  1. Perform thermal spray operations utilizing the Metco Process
  2. Perform masking operations and fabricate masking shields
  3. Perform basic measuring operations
  4. Insure proper coating thickness for minimal machining
  5. Maintain knowledge of coatings and their application
  6. Properly prepare, mask and apply metal spray coatings to rebuild parts
  7. Work safely at all times.  Adhere to all applicable safety policies.  Comply with all company policies, procedures, and standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare parts for coating 
  2. Operate band saw, belt sander, grinder, glass bead grit blaster and other shop equipment
  3. Maintain records, provide data and submit reports
  4. Avoid premature failures and rework by providing quality workmanship
  5. Meet or exceed work standards
  6. Own and maintain required personal tooling.
  7. Work within and promote corporate values.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  1. Must have sufficient mechanical aptitude to develop equipment operating and troubleshooting skills
  2. Must be a motivated self-starter
  3. Must have interpersonal skills sufficient to assist customers and employees in a professional manor
  4. Must be able to work in a high visual concentration environment
  5. Must be able to work with various powders and chemicals
  6. Ability to maintain consistent attendance.

Education and Experience:

  1. Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  2. Prefer previous knowledge of metal spray techniques
  3. Prefer previous machine shop experience
  4. Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and talk or hear.
  2. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.
  3. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  4. Will be required to wear respirator and be cleared for respirator use by an approved medical provider.
  5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  6. May be required to operate a forklift with appropriate certification(s).
  7. This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position".   A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that EMPIRE in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  2. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  3. The noise level in the work environment is usually office moderate.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.


Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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