Solomon Group is looking for a Paint Foreman to add to its Fabrication Department. This is a full-time position based in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a deadline-driven environment where our talented designers, project managers, fabricators and technicians produce national, award-winning entertainment productions.

The individual in this position will report directly to the Fabrication Manager.

Oversee daily operations of the Paint Department.
Coordinate with PT’s and scheduling department assets to maximize assets.
Develop processes to improve productivity while maintaining quality.
Work with vendors to keep stock.
Establish Training and Safety policies and procedures.
Assure that all equipment is maintained and current.

3+ years high-end finishing experience.
Experience with latex paints, faux finishing, sample making.
Experience with commercial-grade finishes (lacquers, catalyzed paints, automotive finishes).
Experience using airless, air-assisted, and HVLP spray systems.
Experience working in a large automotive spray booth.
Ability to mix and custom match paint colors and stains.
Ability to produce a high-end spray finish on various materials, including but not limited to wood, plastic, acrylic, aluminum and steel.
Experience creating material take offs.
Experience creating and maintaining paint project schedules.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time.
Self-motivation and independence.
Ability to simultaneously manage and complete tasks in a fast-paced industrial facility.
Ability to manage/task employees within the department in an efficient and professional manner to complete projects on time.
Ability to work well with other shop employees to successfully move projects through the fabrication shop in an efficient manner.
Ability to work well with others to create and maintain a positive work environment.
A flexible schedule and the ability to work nights, weekends and/or holidays as needed.
Willingness to learn and practice new finishing techniques outside of scope of experience.

Candidate may be asked to perform spray test prior to being offered employment.

Salary commensurate with experience. Solomon Group provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan and more.

Solomon Group is an award-winning entertainment design and production firm based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The company provides all of the essential production services needed to create spectacular live events, brand activations, themed attractions, broadcast environments and architainment projects. Our talented, in-house team includes designers, project managers, fabricators, and technicians who dream up and deliver stunning entertainment productions for a variety of national and international clients.

Solomon Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The company has frequently been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine. And for the past four years (2014-2017) Solomon Group was listed on the Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies.

To be considered for this full-time position in New Orleans, Louisiana, please visit our Careers page at http://solomongroup.com/join_our_team/careers/

Solomon Group does not accept phone calls or walk-in applications.