Job Posted: October 17th, 2021

Location: Grand Junction, Colorado, US

Wagner Equipment Co., the Caterpillar dealer for Colorado, New Mexico and far west Texas, is seeking applications for a Painter in Grand Junction, CO.

A career with Wagner Equipment Co. offers growth opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package. Click here to learn more.

The Painter works in the paint shop and sandblast area taking care of heavy equipment in a manner that reflects the company’s vision of working as “One Professional Team.”

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Fills out paint sheets at end of day
  • Uses SIS web and DBS to order machine films and decals
  • Uses DBS to access work order information
  • Stocks paint and supplies
  • Orders paint and decals
  • Quotes paint work with help of manager to other departments of Wagner Equipment Co.
  • Operates heavy equipment for movement around yard
  • Paints application using synthetic enamels, acrylic enamels, urethanes, and carc coating
  • Uses 2 quart cups and sprayer, airless sprayer, sanders, drills, auto body equipment, and mechanical tools
  • Maintains tooling
  • Applies films and decals
  • Sandblasts and paints equipment
  • Sandblasts, preps, sands, tapes, paints, and decals heavy machines, trucks, and trailers
  • Uses auto body techniques, bondo, fiberglass, and SMC plastic repair
  • Checks inventory of paint and supplies
  • Sand blasts, preps, sands, tapes, paints, and decals heavy machines, trucks, and trailers
  • Other duties as assigned by manager


  • Data Entry
  • Telephone Skills
  • Safety Knowledge
  • Reading/Writing Skills
  • Reasoning Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Math Skills
  • Product Knowledge

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Work Environment:

  • Noise: Loud
  • Indoors and Outdoors
  • May be exposed to paint fumes/dust

Physical Demands:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Talking
  • Sitting
  • Use of Hands
  • Hearing
  • Ability to ascend/descend ladders, stairs, etc.
  • Heavy work that includes lifting and/or moving objects up to 100 pounds or more

Required Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Some college or trade school preferred
  • 1-3 years customer service
  • 1-3 years auto body/paint

Additional Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must pass all required pre-employment screenings which may include but are not limited to background checks, drug/alcohol testing, fit for duty testing, and any other job-related tests/screenings

Pay Range: $18.00 - $23.40 per hour

Pay rate is dependent on education and experience.

Employee Benefits: Wagner Equipment Co. provides the following benefits to all full-time employees

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401K Savings Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.  

Wagner Equipment Co. is an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer.

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