Tyler Peachey – Painter
Industry: Ag and commercial truck body manufacturing
Employer: Pik Rite, Inc
City Where You Work: Lewisburg, PA
I build and assemble vacuum tanks. I have been doing this for five years. I went to Penn College of Technology for welding and came here while in last year of school to work in welding.
Please tell us about what do you do and how long you have been doing it.
I sandblast parts and whole goods — also paint parts and whole goods. About six months.
How did you get into your career in manufacturing?
I heard Pik Rite had reliable jobs.
How would you describe a typical day at work?
I spend about half the day in the sandblasting booth and the other half in the paint booth.
What do you love most about what you do for your job?
Painting because I like to see the finished product; vision of my artistic work.