Coating Technician


A coating technician selects, mixes and then applies paints or chemicals to various surfaces, such as a vehicle or other machine. They use different application devices, like a spray gun, to perform their duties. The minimum education required to become a coating technician is a high school diploma or its equivalent.

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Coating Technician work in different industries, applying coating during the final stages of manufacturing of automobiles, aircraft, furniture, pipes, pharmaceuticals, toys, confections and other products. Coating work is also done during repairs of some products. It may be phsically demanding as it requires standing, bending and assuming some other postures other thank sitting while working

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Vocational Education

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