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Paint Line Worker

Production | Texas Hydraulics - Temple, TX | Full Time

Job Description

Celebrating a half-century in operations, Texas Hydraulics has a proven history of planning and adaptation that helps us maintain a leadership position in our industry year over year. Key to that success is hiring the right people to join our team, combined with a commitment to our long-term employees to provide opportunities for internal advancement, which creates the perfect mix of institutional knowledge and fresh ideas. 

Due a recent departure, our Paint Line team is short-handed and we need help to keep up with our production goals. The Paint Line Worker position is hourly with benefits that include Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical, plus dental and vision options, paid holidays, earned vacation and a 401k plan with an employer match. The team works 10-hour shifts Monday through Friday with shift start at 5 AM.

The Paint Line is the last stage of production before our cylinders are shipped to customers. Paint Line workers are responsible for the last stages of the process to include preparing cylinders for transport.

Summary:  Build pallets and prepare cylinders for transport.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Load cylinders on line with hoist
  • Prep cylinders for paint (mask, plug holes, clean surface, no weld bee bee’s)
  • Inspect cylinders for cosmetic flaws
  • Unmask cylinders
  • Check mil thickness
  • Prepare pallets for cylinders
  • Unload line with manipulator / hands to pallets prepared
  • Preparation for palletizing (Apply foam between cylinders, cardboard as needed, rust preventative)
  • Band cylinders securely to the pallet
  • Move pallet to finished goods
  • Clean area before leaving for the day
  • Replace screens and filters weekly
  • Clean work area daily
  • Perform other duties as assigned



High school diploma/GED; with zero to one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.



Demonstrate Math proficiency as it relates to this job.

Use and maintain job tools (tape measure, utility knife, hoist, manipulator, nail guns, staple guns)


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.

Wear safety equipment (glasses, ear plugs, steel toe shoes, gloves)


NOTE: The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.