Sheet Metal Painter

Sensata Technologies

Sensata Technologies

South Burlington, VT, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023
As one of the painters in Dynapower's Sheet Metal department, you are responsible for cleaning and prepping our sheet metal panels so you can then apply primer and finishing coats of paint. This ensures our product not only looks good but can also withstand any environmental conditions it may be exposed to. You have experience with water base paint and epoxy and are familiar with using engineering documentation to visualize the final product and figure out assembly details. Starting pay is $20 - 25 per hour, you'll get a $2000 sign-on bonus, AND you'll be eligible for all your medical benefits (health/dental/vision) on your first day!

What You'll Be Doing

On an average day, you’ll

  • Clean sheet metal panels using a high-pressure washer.

  • Prep the panels further through sanding and grinding, if needed.

  • Apply primer and finishing coats of paint.

  • Put safety first, all day every day.

What You Need To Apply

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience

  • Metal preparation and painting experience

What We Do

At Dynapower, we’ve been helping solve some of the toughest power conversion challenges on the planet for 60 years. Our work is transformative, and the results move us toward a greener future, one project at a time — whether it’s creating clean drinking water, turning trash into energy, or generating hydrogen to fuel zero-emission vehicles. We have enabled utilities to turn off coal-fired plants and island nations to uncouple from pollution-causing diesel generators by safely and reliably harnessing renewable energy from wind and solar. Dynapower works alongside the Army, Navy, and Air Force to power the defense of our country and collaborates with the world’s top universities and national laboratories to push the boundaries of science and innovation.

What's In It For You

The pay range for this role is $20 to $25 per hour. Your final compensation will depend on your level of experience in similar roles. In addition to these competitive wages, you’ll also get to enjoy numerous benefits, such as:

  • $2000 Sign-on Bonus - $500 upon hire, $500 at 90-days, $1000 at 1 year

  • Health Insurance (Medical/Dental/Vision) - Eligible on Day 1!

  • 401k Retirement Plan with Employer match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life Insurance & Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays & Paid Parental Leave

  • Flexible Hours

Work Environment

This is a full-time, non-exempt position scheduled from Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - we have flexible hours, allowing you to start your day anytime between 6 and 8 a.m. This position works in a manufacturing production environment. This role routinely uses standard personal protective equipment such as required Safety Glasses and Safety shoes, as well as head and hearing protection and gloves, as required.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Constantly move objects and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Specific abilities required by the job include positioning oneself to lift or move objects weighing to 40 pounds, pushing and pulling objects with up to 200 pounds Constant movement and use of limbs. Specific abilities required by this job include prolonged standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and frequently pinching and/or gripping.

  • Frequently observe, detect, discern, and convey information. Specific abilities required by this job include near, far and color vision acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Requires good manual dexterity and coordination, and stamina. Specific abilities required by this job include the frequent requirement of overtime work.


  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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