Quality Coatings Of Virginia inc. is looking for a qualified paint supervisor with supervisory and spray/touch up paint experience to join our team. C-12 or C-14 certification is preferred. This position requires a solid understanding of paint/coating systems and application processes.

Skills and Education

  • Manage, supervise, and direct the day-to-day efforts of the spray and touch up painters
  • 85-90% of the time will be spent aboard ship
  • Ensure that all work done on the vessel and in-house is completed on time, on budget, and to the contract quality standards
  • Inform staff of expectations and provide clear and consistent direction
  • Provide training to new employees concerning equipment and procedures
  • Maintain the right mix of skilled and semi-skilled employees working to keep the dollar cost as low as possible
  • Provide ample notice of manpower needs and changes to management
  • Manpower scheduling and maintenance, to include controlling overtime hours
  • Hold each employee accountable for the established goals and check their progress to those goals on a frequent basis
  • Keep track of and minimize material costs, mainly, job materials
  • Evaluate the necessity and progress of permanent and temporary employees

This position requires the ability to:

  • Communicate effectively and in a positive manner with co-workers, customers, quality and safety personnel.
  • Complete Daily Quality, Production and Safety documents
  • Pass a physical & drug screen
  • Pass a criminal background to access military bases
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license & reliable transportation
  • Work at heights greater than 15 ft. elevations

Minimum Previous Experience

  • High school diploma
  • Must be Eligible for DBIDS
  • Minimum of seven (5) years shipboard experience within the marine paint and preservation trade
  • Previous supervisory responsibilities required
  • Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the trade
  • JLG experience preferred

Minimum Additional Certifications / Training

  • C-12 or C-14 Certified