Career Opportunities

Nawkaw Corporation is a world leader in manufacturing and applying stain to concrete and masonry structures. 

Company Details:

Simply put, we do not just hire anyone. In fact, we are very selective! Committed to hiring only experienced painters that are highly skilled in their trade with unwavering reliability, strong work ethic, and a desire to be the best. Nawkaw Corporation strives to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. We require all employees to remain drug-free at all times. To remain compliant on job sites, often times additional certifications are required, such as OSHA, Ariel Lift and Swing Stage certifications. Nawkaw will assist with obtaining these certifications and requires all crew members to be willing to obtain any additional certifications needed to meet safety standards.


In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with Nawkaw.

  • Highly competitive wages based on experience
  • Paid Training
  • Paid Vacations
  • Incentive Programs
  • Full time, year-round work
  • Opportunities for promotions/advancements
  • Employer-Subsidized Health Insurance
  • Employer-Subsidized Prescription Drug Plan
  • Employer-Subsidized Dental Insurance
  • Employer-Subsidized Life Insurance
  • Employer-Subsidized Short and Long Term Disability
  • and 401K Retirement Program

IMMEDIATE OPENING—Athens, GA ! Please follow the link below to our application form to be considered for this position.

Manufacturing and Engineering Technician

Manufacturing and Engineering Technician needed to join our International award winning teams. If you have good color perception and are highly motivated to grow, this is your chance to advance your career! As Manufacturing and Engineering Technician you will have the opportunity to innovate and play a vital role in expanding our Production Department.

 Position Requirements:

  • matching and blending colors
  • assisting with equipment and facilities maintenance
  • maintaining a clean, neat and orderly work area
  • processing product orders on a time sensitive basis
  • ordering, receiving and maintaining a small inventory of raw materials
  • performing established tests on product samples and control quality of all products formulations
  • conducting experimentation using provided protocols to validate formulations, processes and perform shelf life tests
  • documenting and reporting results of trials
  • proposing and formulating innovative products and processes
  • proposing and testing new tools and technologies to improve formulations and processes
  • expanding knowledge in areas related to production processes to enhance own performance and understanding

Additional Requirements for the Successful Candidate:

  • Organized
  • Self-Motivated
  • Eager-To-Learn
  • Able to multi-task
  • Able to solve practical problems
  • Interpret a variety of instructions in written and oral form
  • Completes tasks accurately and on a timely basis
  • Dependable job attendance
  • Can communicate professionally and comfortably with vendors
  • Willing to be involved in activities that require lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs and continuous standing/walking and forklift operation (in-house training provided)
  • Innovative using available resources to do what it takes to find a solution
  • Must wear personal protective equipment as needed and follow safety rules
  • Drug free at all times
  • A chemistry or chemical engineering background and/or experience is an advantage

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS—Seeking to fill multiple positions in North and South Carolina, Chicago, Maryland and Texas! Please follow the link below to our application form to be considered for these positions.

Experienced Painters

EXPERIENCED PAINTERS needed to join our Nationwide award winning teams. If you are a journeyman painter skilled in using a variety of tools and techniques, this is your chance to advance your career! We have plenty of opportunities for SKILLED PAINTERS that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America. As an Experienced Painter you will apply our proprietary water-based stain product and other ancillary products to decorate, change the color of and protect concrete, brick, mortar and more on commercial and residential buildings.

 Position Requirements:

  • Journeyman Skill Level Painter

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation

  • High standard of integrity and professionalism

  • Valid Driver’s License with an exemplary record.

  • Self-motivation

  • Ability to work unsupervised while supervising others

  • Some overnight travel required

  • Knowledge of airless spray equipment a plus

  • Ability to mix colors and match existing colors

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Removing previous finishes from surface in preparation for application

  • Faux painting

  • Swing stage and Arial lift certification is a plus-or- ability to obtain certifications

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS—Seeking to fill multiple positions in Maryland and Texas! Please follow the link below to our application form to be considered for these positions.

Crew Chief

The Crew Chief position is responsible for the entire project from start to finish, and will be as much a director on the job site as an applicator. In most cases, Crew Chiefs are in contact with the customer directly more than the sales or administrative staff. This position offers excellent earning potential based on experience and ability.

Position Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s license

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Supervisor and/or management experience

  • Construction, masonry, and/or painting experience

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Knowledge of job site safety and compliance requirements is a plus

  • Knowledgeable of technology and basic office applications

  • Experience training staff

  • Some overnight travel required

  • High standard of integrity and professionalism

  • Able to to obtain job related certifications

Sales Representatives

Our Sales Representatives are the face of Nawkaw. We take pride in knowing we staff exceptional individuals who are passionate about color, architecture, and providing excellent customer service. This position offers travel allowances and unlimited earning potential. Only those with a strong work ethic need apply.

Position Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Experience in painting and/or construction industry a plus

  • Strong work ethic

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Public speaking experience

  • Networking and Event Marketing experience

  • Strong math and measurement skills

  • Self motivated


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