Paint Technician


The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning are more than words. We strive daily to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, can harness their passion, drive and motivation to make a significant impact!

As a global company, PALFINGER offers its customers worldwide hydraulic lifting solutions and stands for the most innovative, reliable and efficient lifting, loading and handling solutions for use on commercial vehicles (PALFINGER Products). In North America, our product portfolio qualifies PALFINGER as a complete truck-equipment solution provider. Furthermore, as a PALFINGER North America Region member, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment. 

Are you ready to help us lift anything and reach new heights in your career? Apply now. 


PALFINGER is searching for a Paint Technician.  We are located in Trenton, NJ.  This position reports to the Paint Supervisor.  Use of respirator required.  No more than 24 hour facial hair growth.


  • Understand and comply with company policy, safety guidelines, quality system procedures, and 5S and housekeeping standards.
  • Maintain a neat, clean and organized work area.
  • Follow SOPs properly
  • Properly clean, mask, plug, tack chassis and parts for paint with supervision 
  • Correctly wash, dry and sand parts
  • Able to identify different basic weldment parts. 
  • The ideal candidate should have grinding/hand tool experience, industrial manufacturing experience, a strong work ethic and willingness to learn! Full time, 5+ year experience desired.
  • Perform all Duties as assigned
  • Understand and follow all written instructions as per requirements, inspection plans, etc.
  • Accurately complete all required documentation at the time of the task.
  • Assume responsibility and care of all company tools in assigned/dedicated work centers.
  • Recommend process improvements to supervisor or management.
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. regularly in a safe manner and 100 lbs. occasionally from a floor or bench level to chassis or fixture/Jig.
  • Physically capable to bend, reach, push, pull and put pedestals, carts, parts, frames and Chassis into position for Prepping and Priming. Ability to climb ladders to do work on the chassis by no more than 4’ off the ground.
  • Report to work timely and regularly as scheduled per company’s attendance policy and requirements.


  • Experience painting vehicles
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form
  • Highschool diploma or equivalent

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to update job-related documentation.  Ability to effectively present information one-on-one to other employees of the organization.

Physical Demands:

Employee is required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; kneel and climb.  The employee must safely lift and move up to 60 pounds on a daily basis.

Work Environment:

This position requires one to work both in a warehouse and production environment. There is a moderate level of noise, heat, cold, dust and dirt.  Employee will be exposed to varying temperatures.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • 401(k) with Company match.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and short- and long-term disability (depending upon state). Wellness program offered. 
  • Paid Company holidays and paid Personal Time Off (PTO).
  • Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth.

This job posting describes the general nature of work performed by employees within this classification. The information on this posting is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of all responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.

PALFINGER is not utilizing any external recruiting agencies for this opportunity.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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Amy Miller

HR Business Partner
Omaha Standard LLC
572 Whitehead Road, # 301 | NJ 08619 Trenton | United States

Trenton, NJ

PALFINGER American Roll-off
572 Whitehead Rd., Trenton, NJ 08619
United States
Palfinger Trenton, NJ

Location benefits

  • Job Ticket
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Mobile working
  • Food Allowances
  • Pension Plan
  • Health Measures
  • Fitness Programs
  • Company Doctor
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Parking facilities
  • Employee discounts
  • Company mobile phone
  • Employee participation
  • Health Insurance