Plating Tech – Trainee

Company: High Tech Finishing                                                            Location:      Houston, Tx 77081
Status:   Full Time                                                                            Job Category:      Production
Work Exp.: 1 – 2 Years                                                                     Career Level:      Trainee
Education Level: High School or Equivalent


High Tech Finishing is a dynamic manufacturing/processing company in SW Houston specializing in decorative electroplating for the business aviation industry. We offer excellent benefits:  group medical/dental/life; voluntary life; vision insurance; paid vacation and personal days; Holidays; 401(k) plan.

Job Description:
The Plating Tech-Trainee is responsible for plating parts/material in accordance to the finish. The Plating Tech-Trainee will apply different plating techniques based on experience level and will be closely monitored by the Plating Supervisor or by a selected experienced plater. The Plating Tech-Trainee must display proficient knowledge of process control meters and timers, have a good understanding of controlling parameters, various alloy groups, cathode and anode operations, etc. prior to becoming a Plating Tech.  Performing a visual inspection for obvious defects and reporting such defects to Team Leader or Supervisor.  Moving and handling parts/material with care and maintaining work area clean and observe and follow proper safety practices.


  • Ensuring the processing of material through plating techniques.
  • Becoming familiar with departmental Work Instructions and Job Traveler.
  • Transferring and handling of parts in a proper manner.
  • Becoming proficient in the use of process control meters and timers.
  • Understanding the various alloy groups.
  • Understanding racking load size and contact.
  • Understanding of controlling parameters that affect plating.
  • Understanding of cathode and anode operation.
  • Determining maximum load size.
  • Following proper safety practices.
  • Wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Applying visual inspection requirements and techniques.
  • Maintaining work area free of debris and in an orderly manner.

Skills Requirements:

  • Preferably have previous experience and/or understanding of plating techniques.
  • General understanding of handling chemicals.
  • Able to read and understand instructions.
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to lift 30-lbs unassisted.
  • Able to work on foot for extended periods of time.

We are seeking an extremely organized, energetic, flexible, and detail-oriented individual to join our team. This position may require the availability to work overtime including Saturdays as dictated by the business needs.

Contact Information:
Company: High Tech Finishing
Contact:   Marycarmen Foster