Samples Technician

Company Overview

At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions – from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise – all backed by a brand you can trust.



Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.

Position Summary

A Sample Technician is responsible for the preparation of many variations of samples in addition to other duties listed in this position description.




  • To be able to apply to brush or roll our silicone coatings evenly to a variety of surfaces.
  • Work with various finishing machines such as, drill press and belt sander while following and teaching safe practices and procedures.
  • Peel, rough cut and powder films for storing.
  • Prepping metal panels and substrates with different types of tape for coating
  • Focused on quality, attention to detail, efficiency as well as instilling Gaco Core Values.
  • Performs quality control checks to ensure quality samples are produced to required specifications.
  • Organize and maintain all required paperwork, records and documentation
  • Provides suggestions for improvement of departmental processes


  • Minimum HS diploma
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, professional environment. A self-starter with efficient time management abilities
  • Ability to mix, understand and apply application formulas
  • Ability to utilize proper tools to create samples
  • Demonstrates a strong aptitude in mathematics
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Must posses a positive attitude and be a team player.
  • Must be able to work overtime if needed



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