Apply coatings, such as paint, ink, or lacquer, to protect or decorate workpiece surfaces, using spray guns, pens, 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.
Clean surfaces of workpieces in preparation for coating, using cleaning fluids, solvents, brushes, scrapers, steam, sandpaper, or cloth.
Rinse, drain, or wipe coated workpieces to remove excess coating material or to facilitate setting of finish coats on workpieces.
Place coated workpieces in ovens or dryers for specified times to dry or harden finishes.
Select and mix ingredients to prepare coating substances according to specifications, using paddles or mechanical mixers.
Melt or heat coating materials to specified temperatures.
Conceal blemishes in workpieces, such as nicks and dents, using fillers such as putty.