Serco Inc.

Traveling Marine Painter/Insulator

Recruiting Location
RL_VA16 - Serco VB Prod Facility Ship
Work Location
Production/Skilled Trade/Warehouse
Position Type
Security Clearance

Position Description

Paints and redecorates walls, woodwork and fixtures. Work involves the following: Knowledge of surface peculiarities and types of paint required for different applications; preparing surface for painting by removing old finish or by placing putty or filler in nail holes and interstices; and applying paint with spray gun or brush. May mix colors, oils, white lead and other paint ingredients to obtain proper color or consistency. In general, the work of the maintenance painter requires rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.


  • Marine Painter must have three (3) or more years of experience as a marine brush and roll painter applying epoxy and non-epoxy coatings.
  • Must be skilled in the mixing and application of single and multi-part paint coating systems.
  • Must have three (3) or more years of experience in the removal and installation of marine lagging hull board insulation, paste, tape, epoxies and glues in order to provide a complete finished product.
  • Must have proficiency in using power tools such as air sanders, electric grinders and needle guns.
  • Must feather paint removal areas prior to application of paint and marine coatings.
  • Must have experience in accomplishing cleaning to standards.
  • Ability to apply coatings while maintaining desired MIL thickness.
  • Experience working in a physically demanding environment; transiting up and down multiple ladders, decks, confined spaces, working at heights scaffolding, and use of half-face and full-face respiratory equipment.
  • Must be an energetic self-starting individual able to work independently or as a part of a small team.
  • Must have ability to manage cold work planning and scheduling for daily and weekly intervals.
  • Must have ability to supervise a crew of 2 to 4 personnel as required.
  • Reports directly to on site production manager.
  • Applicant must successfully undergo a background investigation
  • This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Serco to staff it only with U.S. Citizens
  • Travel may be required. Applicant must be willing to travel to various work sites such as Virginia Beach VA, Bremerton WA, Everett WA, Pearl Harbor HI, and Yokosuka Japan
  • Military Veterans and Spouses encouraged to apply.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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