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Mid-Level Painter

Jobrise - Washington, Pa

JobRise is national social enterprise that launches winning businesses and provides life-changing employment for men and women facing barriers to employment. Our work is based on an economic model for growth and social change, and is activated through business incubation, employment and advocacy. We believe that potential is universal, but opportunities are not and we exist to create economic opportunities for hard-working individuals determined to earn that first, second, or even a third chance.

We are currently pursuing the best candidate to join our partners Painting company in Washington, PA. This is a true CAREER opportunity. Very clear growth path, and even opportunities to advance at every step. The Owner cares deeply about all of his staff and invests heavily not just professionally, but also personally into each individual. If you are early in your career then you won't find a better company and leader to work for!

Job brief

We are looking for a skilled Painter to paint the interior and exterior of structures, buildings and other surfaces. Your job will be important since good painting has both practical and aesthetic benefits.

An excellent painter is knowledgeable in selecting the right material for their job. They have experience in painting with various tools and in various heights and spaces while observing all safety measures. They must be reliable and deft as well as possess great attention to detail in completing their duties.

The goal is to deliver high-quality painting work.

 

Responsibilities

Include:

  • Reading blueprints/instructions and examining surfaces to determine the kind and amount of work necessary
  • Making on-site preparations such as building scaffolding, covering fixtures etc.
  • Preparing walls and other surfaces for painting by scraping, using sandpaper, removing old paint etc.
  • Fill cracks and holes with appropriate material (e.g. plaster)
  • Mix paint and other materials to prepare the right color or texture
  • Paint surfaces according to instructions with various tools
  • Apply varnish and other finishes
  • Calculate costs and negotiate prices
  • Take and adhere to all health and safety precautions

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a painter
  • Must have access to own transportation and able to travel around the Western PA Region
  • Excellent knowledge of painting material and how to select, mix and apply them
  • Solid knowledge of commercial and/or construction painting techniques
  • Aptitude in using appropriate tools (brushes, caulking guns etc.)
  • Good basic math skills
  • Manual dexterity with excellent balance to work on scaffolding, ladders etc.
  • Conscientious with great attention to detail
  • High school diploma; successful completion of an apprenticeship

 

 



Posted On: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Compensation: $12/hr-$20/hr



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