CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Coating, Painting and Spraying Mach Setters Set-Up Operators

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Coating, Painting and Spraying Mach Setters Set-Up Operators
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products, including glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials. Observe machine gauges and equipment operation to detect defects or deviations from standards, and make adjustments as necessary.
 
Determine paint flow, viscosity, and coating quality by performing visual inspections, or by using viscometers.
 
Weigh or measure chemicals, coatings, or paints before adding them to machines.
 
Select appropriate coatings, paints, or sprays, or prepare them by mixing substances according to formulas, using automated paint mixing equipment.
 
Set up and operate machines to paint or coat products with such materials as silver and copper solution, rubber, paint, glaze, oil, or rustproofing materials.
 
Turn dials, handwheels, valves, or switches to regulate conveyor speeds, machine temperature, air pressure and circulation, and the flow or spray of coatings or paints.
 
Start and stop operation of machines, using levers or buttons.
 
Record operational data on specified forms.
 
Start pumps to mix solutions and fill tanks.
 
Operate auxiliary machines or equipment used in coating or painting processes.
 
Fill hoppers, reservoirs, troughs, or pans with material used to coat, paint, or spray, using conveyors or pails.
 
Perform test runs to ensure that equipment is set up properly.
 
Clean machines, related equipment, and work areas, using water, solvents and other cleaning aids.
 
Thread or feed items or products through or around machine rollers and dryers.
 
Attach hoses or nozzles to machines, using wrenches and pliers, and make adjustments to obtain the proper dispersion of spray.
 
Remove materials, parts, or workpieces from painting or coating machines, using hand tools.
 
Transfer completed items or products from machines to drying or storage areas, using handcarts, handtrucks, or cranes.
 
Attach and align machine parts such as rollers, guides, brushes, and blades, using hand tools.
 
Examine, measure, weigh, or test sample products to ensure conformance to specifications.
 
Hold or position spray guns to direct spray onto articles.
 
Place items or products on feedracks, spindles, or reel strands to coat, paint, or spray them, using hands, hoists, or trucklifts.
 
Prepare and apply stencils, computer-generated decals, or other decorative items to finished products.
 
Paint small items and perform touch-up painting, using paint brushes.
 
Spray coated products with salt solutions to determine how they will resist corrosion.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Coating, Painting and Spraying Mach Setters Set-Up Operators
 
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
Production and Processing Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Coating, Painting and Spraying Mach Setters Set-Up Operators
 
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
 
Quality Control Analysis Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
 
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
 
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
 
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
 
Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
 
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
 
Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
 
Repairing Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
 
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
 
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
 
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
 
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
 
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
 
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
 
Equipment Selection Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
 
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Coating, Painting and Spraying Mach Setters Set-Up Operators
 
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Visual Color Discrimination The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
 
Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
 
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
 
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
 
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
 
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
 
Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
 
Rate Control The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
 
Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
 
Trunk Strength The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
 
Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance.
 
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
 
Perceptual Speed The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
 
Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
 
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
 
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
 
Hearing Sensitivity The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
 
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
 
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
 
Flexibility of Closure The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
 
Reaction Time The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
 
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
 
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
 
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
 
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
 
Speed of Closure The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.
 
Response Orientation The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.
 
Extent Flexibility The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
 
Depth Perception The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
 
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
 
Stamina The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
 
Auditory Attention The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Coating, Painting and Spraying Mach Setters Set-Up Operators
 
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Required Level of Education High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
 
Required Level of Education Less than a High School Diploma
 
On-Site or In-Plant Training Up to and including 1 month
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Coating, Painting and Spraying Mach Setters Set-Up Operators
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Abrasive Coating Machine Operator
Abrasive Coating Machine Set Up Operator
Air Drier
Air Drier Machine Operator
Asphalt Coater
Automatic Paint Sprayer Operator
Banding Machine Operator
Bead Forming Machine Operator
Bead Forming Machine Set Up Operator
Blackener
Blacker
Bonderite Operator
Bonderizer
Bonderizer Operator
Brake Linings Coater
Bronzer
Browner
Buckle Strap Drum Operator
Calender Operator
Carbon Coater Machine Operator
Carbon Coating Machine Operator
Carbon Paper Coating Machine Setter
Cast Iron Dipper
Cathode Maker
Cheese Sprayer
Chocolate Dipper
Coater
Coater Adjuster
Coater Operator
Coating Machine Operator
Coating Operator
Coating and Embossing Unit Operator
Cracker Sprayer
Dagger
Depositing Machine Operator
Dip Filler
Dip Painter
Dipper
Dipper Operator
Disintegrator
Dixonac Operator
Drum Sprayer
Electrostatic Paint Operator
Emulsion Coater
Enamel Dipper
Enamel Machine Operator
Enameler
Enrobing Machine Operator
Fiberglass Machine Operator
Finisher Operator
First Calender Worker
Foam Machine Operator
Four Roll Calender Operator
Foxing Painter
Furniture Dipper
Furniture Painter
Furniture Sprayer
Getter Filler
Getter Operator
Gettering Operator
Glazing Machine Operator
Glue Size Machine Operator
Hand Sprayer
Hardboard Coating Machine Operator
Hot Dipper
Icer Machine Operator
Impregnating Tank Operator
Impregnation Operator
Impregnator
Industrial Painter
Insulation Board Calender Operator
Knife Machine Operator
Lacquer Booth Operator
Lacquer Spray Booth Operator
Laminating Press Operator
Latexer
Machine Heel Sprayer
Machine Icer
Machine Operator
Machine Sprayer
Machine Tender
Manufacturing Assistant
Manufacturing Associate
Manufacturing Operator
Marbleizer
Mastic Sprayer
Mechanical Striper
Metal Painter
Metalizer Operator
Ornamental Machine Operator
Paint Booth Operator
Paint Dipper
Paint Line Operator
Paint Machine Operator
Paint Room Operator
Paint Spray Tender
Paint Technician
Painter
Painter Apprentice
Painting Machine Operator
Paper Coater
Paper Coating Machine Operator
Paraffin Machine Operator
Paraffiner
Pill Coater
Powder Coater
Powder Painter
Prefinish Operator
Press Operator
Primer Waterproofing Machine Adjuster
Printed Circuit Boards Coating Equipment Operator
Printer Adjustor
Production Finisher
Production Painter
Recoating Machine Operator
Redipper
Reed Dipper
Ribbon Inker
Roofing Machine Operator
Sanding Machine Operator
Saturator Tender
Screen Print Operator
Screen Tender
Seed Pelleter
Sensitizer
Shot Coat Tender
Silk Screen Operator
Silvering Applicator
Sizing Machine Operator
Sizing Machine and Drier Operator
Smoking Pipe Coater
Spray Deco Operator
Spray Machine Operator
Spray Painter
Spray Painting Machine Operator
Spray Technician
Spraying Machine Operator
Spreading Machine Operator
Stain Applicator
Staining Machine Operator
Supercalender Operator
Tablet Coater
Tape Coater
Tarring Machine Operator
Tinner
Tip Bander
Tumbling Barrel Painter
Tumbling Barrel Painter Apprentice
Varnisher
Varnishing Machine Operator
Varnishing Unit Tool Setter
Wad Impregnator
Wax Machine Operator
Waxing Machine Operator
Whiting Machine Operator
Wire Coater
Wire Coating Machine Operator
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Manufacturing
Job Family: Manufacturing
Benchmark Title: Coating, Painting and Spraying Mach Setters Set-Up Operators
 
 
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