McClung Energy Services


Position Overview:  

Responsible for taping, sanding, priming, and painting various natural gas compression units.


Responsibilities / Job Duties

  • • Support a philosophy of zero accidents by following all applicable safety procedures and maintaining equipment to operate in the safest way possible

  • • Must use all necessary personal protective equipment to safely meet job expectations and statutory compliance requirements

  • • Proficient skills in commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in paint application

  • • Apply precision spray coatings on all equipment and manufactured units in a manner consistent with Government, Customer and Company Specifications 

  • • Loading paint and rust proofing agents into spray equipment

  • • Connecting hoses to spray equipment and adjusting spray nozzles to required pressure

  • • Securing items to be sprayed within spray booths

  • • Directing spray guns to apply even coatings

  • • Starting and monitoring extractor and drying fans, and heaters

  • • Cleaning nozzles, containers and hoses of equipment

  • • May mix coating solutions and regulate their temperature

  • • Assist with storage, labeling and disposal of hazardous waste as requested

  • • Proficient in surface preparation work prior to painting such as grinding, sanding, applying masking tape over parts and areas that are not to be coated, if necessary

  • • Proficient skills in operation of cranes, forklifts and other equipment used in material handling process

  • • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and rules

  • • Maintain a positive, team-oriented attitude

  • • Flexibility to work hours necessary to meet plant requirement

  • • Need minimal instructions of pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job

  • • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor



  • • High school diploma or GED and 1+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred

  • • Ability to read and use a tape measure in US units (not metric)

  • • Ability to read and use a level

  • • Ability to use hand tools and power tools

  • • Attention to detail

  • • Ability to work in a fast-paced shop environment

  • • Requires a minimum of two years of experience in the application of paint

  • • Working knowledge of different paint systems and components

Physical Requirements

  • • Ability to stand, sit and/or walk on a hard surface as well as safely bend, stoop, reach, climb steps, and use ladder for long periods of time

  • • Ability to reach overhead for extended periods of time

  • • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • • Must be physically able to meet respirator fit testing requirements, this includes maintaining clean shave

  • • Vision required: 20/40 with or without corrective lenses


Working Conditions 

  • • Subject to outdoor and plant environment with adjusting temperatures and climate

  • • Exposure to solvents, paints and related chemicals, both liquid and vapor

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