Apply coatings, such as paint, ink, or lacquer, to protect workpiece surfaces, using spray guns or brushes.
Examine finished surfaces of workpieces to verify conformance to specifications and retouch any defective areas.
Clean and maintain tools and equipment, using solvents, brushes, and rags.
Read job orders and inspect workpieces to determine work procedures and materials required.
Immerse workpieces into coating materials for specified times.
Select and mix ingredients to prepare coating substances according to specifications, using paddles or mechanical mixers.
Place coated workpieces in ovens or dryers for specified times to dry or harden finishes.
Clean surfaces of workpieces in preparation for coating, using cleaning fluids, solvents, brushes, scrapers, steam, sandpaper, or cloth.
Conceal blemishes in workpieces, such as nicks and dents, using fillers such as putty.
Melt or heat coating materials to specified temperatures.
Rinse, drain, or wipe coated workpieces to remove excess coating material or to facilitate setting of finish coats on workpieces.