The Brock Group

Craftsman - Paint - La Porte

La Porte, TX
Across the United States, Canada, and Latin America, we serve diverse industries including petrochem

Job Description

Craftsman - Paint

Posted: Saturday, 4/6/2024

The Brock Group provides specialty craft and maintenance services to key industries across North America. We are dedicated to offering the safest and highest quality service and solutions. We view ourselves as partners with our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Our performance-driven culture is led by having and developing the best people, the most efficient processes and the right tools for the job.

Qualifications and Detail about the Position


An Industrial Painter/Coater & Blaster is responsible to perform duties involving all aspects of the preparation and application of industrial coatings to a high standard of workmanship using a variety of tools and materials. Painter/Coaters & Blaster’s work both indoors and outdoors, year-round in commercial and industrial settings. Industrial work will consist of but not limited to abrasive blasting, fireproofing, metalizing, spray painting, power-washing, and working with power tools.


Essential Functions

  • Promote, demonstrate and instill Brock’s Bsafe and Bbest culture in all aspects of the business
  • Comply with all manufacturer’s specifications
  • Follow all Brock, Contractor’s, and governmental safety requirements
  • Perform work in accordance with Contractor Specifications
  • Follow the applicable Brock, Contractor, and governmental safety requirements
  • Paint surfaces, using brushes, spray gun, or rollers
  • Apply paint to simulate wood grain, marble, brick, or stonework
  • Prepare, operate, inspect and maintain blast pots and spray pumps
  • Cut stencils, and brushes and sprays lettering and decorations on surfaces
  • Sands surfaces between coats and polishes final coat to specified finish
  • Bakes finish on painted and enameled articles in baking oven
  • Washes and treats surfaces with oil, turpentine, mildew remover, or other preparations
  • Mix and match colors of paint, stain, or varnish
  • Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk putty, plaster, or other filler, using caulking gun or putty knife.
  • Read work order or receives instructions from supervisor
  • Climb scaffolding or sets up and climbs ladders to work above ground level
  • Cover surfaces with drop cloths or masking tape and paper to protect surface during painting
  • Burn off old paint, using blowtorch
  • Remove fixtures, such as pictures and electric switch covers, from walls prior to painting
  • Spray or brush hot plastics or pitch onto surfaces
  • Smooth surfaces, using sandpaper, scrapers, brushes, steel wool, or sanding machine

    Location Information:

    LyondellBasell / Equistar Chemicals, LP - La Porte

    Location of Job:US:TX:La Porte


    Exempt: No

    Work Type:Full Time

    Working Conditions:

    ORIENTATION - Must be able to successfully pass Brock and/or Safety Council Site Specific Orientation requirements.

    HEAVY WORK - Lifting up to 50 pounds of force from the floor to the waist and 35 pounds of force from the waist to above shoulder.

    CLIMBING - Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, and the like, to elevations in excess of 100 feet, to maintain three-point contact at all times.

    LADDERS - Using vertical ladders Frequently up to 100 feet - Activity exists up to 60% of the work shift.

    STAIRS & RAMPS - Using stairs or ramps: Occasionally up to 100 feet - Activity exists up to 40% of the work shift.

    BALANCING - Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, on unprotected elevated surfaces using fall protection equipment; or maintaining body equilibrium when performing scaffold construction at elevations using fall protection equipment. Frequently - Activity exists up to 60% of the work shift.

    STOOPING - Bending body downward and forward by bending at the waist, requiring full use of the leg and back muscles on a repetitive basis. Frequently - Activity exists up to 60% of the work shift.

    KNEELING - Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Occasionally - Activity exists up to 40% of the work shift.

    CROUCHING - Bending the body downward and forward by bending legs and waist. Frequently - Activity exists up to 60% of the work shift.

    REACHING - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in order to receive materials from ground level weighing up to 50 pounds as it is being passed and 35 pounds from overhead. Frequently - Activity exists up to 60% of the work shift.

    GRIPPING - Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands to receive materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Frequently - Activity exists up to 60% of the work shift.

    VISION - Have 20/40 vision with or without correction in at least one eye.

    HEARING - Must be able to hear a forced whispered voice in one ear, the better ear, at not less than five feet with or without the use of a hearing aid.

    WEATHER EXPOSURE - Exposure to outside atmospheric conditions. Conditions can range from -10 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Constantly - Condition exists in excess of 60% of the work shift.

    PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT - Must be able to properly do all required personal protective equipment for the requirements of the job for up to the entire work shift.

    INSULATION TOOLS - Use Insulation tools commonly associated with type or work.

    We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

The Brock Group At A Glance

Across the United States, Canada, and Latin America, we serve diverse industries including petrochemical, refining, power generation, offshore, heavy manufacturing, pipelines and transmission, nuclear, and pulp and paper. We provide customers with solutions for scaffolding, painting, insulation, shoring, lead and asbestos abatement, fireproofing, facilities maintenance, fabrication, and electrical instrumentation and heat tracing.
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