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Painter I

Painter I

Job ID 
2017-7297
Location 
US-AL-Birmingham
Category 
Facilities
Company Name 
Medxcel Facilities Management

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Overview

Facilities Painter applies preparatory materials, paints, and stains to surfaces of walls, ceilings, equipment, and furniture. Prepares and applies appropriate materials to signage and irregular surfaces such as parking lots, streets, and athletic play areas.

Responsibilities

Install, repair and maintain painting components (80%)

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with building and safety regulations.
  • Maintains vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
  • Provides protective and decorative coats of paint, varnish, lacquer and related materials to interior and exterior surfaces of buildings, furniture, equipment and other property.
  • Prepares surfaces by washing, scraping, sanding, torching and/or smoothing prior to applying finishing materials.
  • Maintains existing paint surfaces by matching/tinting appropriate paint products.
  • Maintains equipment and work areas in a clean and safe condition. Properly stores, cleans and disposes of all supplies and equipment used accordingly to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Determines appropriate color for new or replacement applications through consultation with customers.
  • Identifies, safely handles and appropriately disposes of paints, stains, preparatory and undercoating materials and other hazardous materials.
  • Operates compressors, striping machines, sandblasters, spray equipment, and other small power equipment.
  • Installs, repairs, and maintains drywall, wall texturing, and ceiling acoustic texturing.
  • Operates heavy lift equipment including scissors, and boom swing stage to heights of 80 feet.
  • Erects various types of scaffolding, staging, ladders, and planks to reach surfaces of work area for Painters and others.
  • Applies paints, stains, surface preparatory materials, and undercoating materials to a variety of surfaces, as appropriate, and according to Materials Safety Data Sheets ensuring compliance with hazardous materials guidelines.
  • Creation and application of graphics and signage layouts according to DOT, Safety, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements to meet state and federal regulations.

Special Projects (20%)

  • Participates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars, as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.
  • Assist and participate in special projects as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Provides additional support and training to Facilities Technicians as needed.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Valid driver's license and evidence of insurability
  • Minimum 3 years of experience of commercial painting and vinyl wall covering
  • Completion of a three year federally approved technical training program in painting and three years of painting experience; OR, Six years of painting experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Knowledge

  • Within the scope of the job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
  • Review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and solve practical problems.
  • Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: tools, equipment, materials, and application techniques common to the painting trade; text and display requirements for signage applications; standards for design and construction; building codes and regulations; hazards and safety precautions.

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