Allied Universal

Trade Service Manager

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(6/16/2023 6:44 PM)
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Allied Universal® Janitorial Services is uniquely capable and personally committed to delivering exceptional janitorial services. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, retirement plan, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

We pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture.

Job Description

Allied Universal® is hiring a Trade Service Manager. The Trade Service Manager is responsible for the training and development of an industrial painter crew team. This team applies a wide range of industrial liquid coatings which may include one, three-coat procedures to manufactured products in accordance with the specification of the OEM (Originator Equipment Manufacturer) and Customer. The Trade Service Manager will directly supervise personnel, oversee budget management for employees and client services, and will supervise the completion of various light repairs.



  • Develop training to perform “Power-Wash” and other pre-painting activities on parts in preparation for painting/fabrication
  • Develop training and supervise employees who apply a variety of industrial coatings to fabricated metal products
  • Utilize instrumentation to measure painting parameters to ensure compliance with OEM specifications
  • Responsible supervising and quality control for the application of industrial coatings in confined spaces
  • Develop the plan for team to appropriately rig large objects for the purpose of moving them in the process of applying the industrial coatings
  • Suggest tools and equipment to improve the operation of the unit
  • Assist in the maintenance of a clean and safe work environment and observe good safety habits
  • Adhere to all OSHA and HazMat Procedures with respect to the storage and handling of materials in the area
  • Responsible for reporting malfunctions of equipment or processing to the supervisor
  • Managing budget for payroll time and client billing


  • High School diploma or equivalent (e.g., GED)
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a supervisory/management role
  • Work or educational experience with automotive and/or industrial coatings application
  • Thorough knowledge of surface preparation to ensure proper coating adhesion and a basic understanding of paint equipment and paint-booth operation
  • Familiarity with the various types of metal abrasive treatments such as media -blasting, chemical etching, Degreasers, etc.
  • Ability to mix paints to specification
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to re-prioritize work/tasks in progress, and ensure deadlines are met


  • Auto Body and/or Industrial Painting certification


  • Medical, dental, vision, basic life, AD&D, and disability insurance
  • Enrollment in our company’s 401(k)plan, subject to eligibility requirements
  • Eight paid holidays annually, five sick days, and four personal days
  • Vacation time offered at an accrual rate of 3.08 hours biweekly. Unused vacation is only paid out where required by law.


Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information:


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