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Parts Washer – Paint Prep Tech

  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Type: Temp-to-Hire
  • Job #2166

AdvantaStaff is looking to hire a Parts Washer in East Henrico starting at $15 per hour based on experience. This is a long-term temp position. This is a great entry-level opportunity for candidates with one to six months of experience in a similar position and/or in a manufacturing environment who desire a hands-on learning experience. Knowledge of the characteristics of paint is helpful.
Pay: $15 p/hr
Hours/Schedule: Monday – Friday 6:00 am – 2:30 pm.


Applies masking to articles.
  • Cleans and prepares surface of articles to be painted using solvent, sandpaper, wire brush, and scraper.
  • Sanding, grinding, spackling, taping, and cleaning parts and materials as necessary.
  • Positions articles in jigs or erects ladders and scaffolds.
  • Loads and moves materials to the work area using a manual process and overhead hoists/cranes. Transports painted articles to and from the paint booth and drying booth. Racks parts in racks and transfers finished pieces to the appropriate area (mechanical assembly).
  • Cleans spray and drying chamber, tanks, hoses, and nozzles.
  • Effectively and safely operate sanders, grinders, paint guns, and other tools.
  • Must be familiar with sanders, grinders, etc. as well as other tools and equipment used, and products used in the painting process.
  • Maintains a neat, clean, and organized work area.
  • Performs minor repairs as needed prior to the paint application process.
  • Cleans spraying equipment and paint booth area with solvent and replaces screens and filters.

Physical/Environmental Requirements:

  • Use hands or fingers to handle or feel
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Lift, pull, and push up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Stand and walk on a concrete surface
  • Work is performed in a loud manufacturing environment
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and Climb up to 8 feet
  • Lift, pull, and push 51 to 100 pounds with assistance
  • Workaround fumes or airborne particles, and also work with toxic and or caustic chemicals

The position has the following vision requirements:

  • Work performed in loud manufacturing environments
  • You need to be comfortable around paint fumes
About Advantastaff
AdvantaStaff is the region’s premier resource for qualified short and long-term staffing for distribution, manufacturing, and light industrial businesses throughout central Virginia. We service the cities of Richmond, Petersburg, and Colonial Heights as well as Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, and Prince George counties.

Call with questions 804-414-1560

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