The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Skilled Trades and Labour

We are currently looking for Industrial Painters to work in Halifax, Nova Scotia and other areas that we operate.

What you'll do


  • Preparing various types of surfaces for painting
  • Painting various types of surfaces
  • Safely using hand and power tools
  • General labour work

What you'll need


  • Positive Safety attitude
  • Excellent painting related skills, particularly surface preparation and painting
  • Sandblasting experience is an asset
  • Ability to work with different types of materials or products such as general metal products, construction materials and/or coatings
  • 2-4 years' experience in an industrial and/or construction environment is preferred but not essential
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic including responding to on call work requests on a timely basis
  • Ability to wear respiratory protection as required
  • Capability of working at heights and in confined spaces
  • Ability to physically lift and carry at least 50 lbs
  • Capability to stand, bend or kneel for long periods of time
  • Ability to safely operate hand tools, particularly grinders
  • Ability to work well within a team and with minimal supervision
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Please note that successful completion of a pre-employment physical and background check and the capability to meet the requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) as well as obtaining Canadian Government Security Clearance is a requirement for all applicants.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Surface preparation and painting Ability to safely operate hand tools, particularly grinders

A little bit about us

MacKinnon and Olding

MacKinnon and Olding has been actively engaged in the construction of new vessels and in the repair & maintenance of vessels, both commercially and with the Canadian Navy since 1984. Our primary services include scaffolding, surface preparation, painting/coatings, insulation and flooring. We have a demonstrated and strong commitment to the health, safety and well being of our employees and to protection of the environment. 

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