Job Purpose:

A Painter is a craftsman who has achieved an accomplished level in painting, finishing, and maintaining a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces while working under the supervision of a Lead Painter, Foreman or Project Manager

Duties and Responsibilities or Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates a quality work ethic, is team-oriented, and has positive attitude while being courteous and professional with everyone
  • Adheres to company policy and upholds company values and mission statement with integrity in all circumstances
  • Communicates effectively with supervisors, co-workers and customers
  • Efficiently performs skilled duties related to residential, commercial and/or industrial painting jobs while working independently or with limited supervision.
    • Tape off and cover surfaces not to be painted
    • Prepare, prime, sand, seal, patch and paint surfaces of buildings (interior and exterior) and fixtures using a variety of finishes
    • Operates, cleans and maintains all painting equipment, including spray equipment and safely stores and labels all materials
  • Assists in setting up ladders and scaffolding as required in a manner consistent with safety regulations
  • Efficiently completing record keeping duties, including but not limited to time cards and office communications
  • Meets production requirements as assigned by supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle with acceptable driving record
  • Possess a personal cell phone
  • Drug free, passing pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug screenings
  • Perform Physical Activities including, but no limited to:
    • Lifting equipment and paint (up to 85 pounds unassisted)
    • Bending, Climbing, Standing, Walking, Working from heights
    • Ability to keep hands steady
    • Safely use manual tools, power equipment including Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPS)
    • Handle hazardous materials safely
    • Ability to differentiate between colors and “mix and match” paints and varnishes
  • Understand and execute written and oral instructions.
  • Ability and willingness to complete all trainings as required
  • Willingness to start early, work mandatory overtime and “irregular hours” as necessary
  • Possess required personal tools for the job and maintains tools in good, working condition (see attachment)
  • Proficient in all Painter Apprentice requirements.


  • High school graduate/GED (preferred, not required)


  • Satisfactory Work History
  • 2 years of journeyman-level painter in residential and/or commercial and/or industrial settings, both interior and exterior

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of residential and commercial/industrial practices and processes of the painting trade, including, but not limited to:
    • Knowledge of paints, varnishes, lacquers, enamels, epoxies, paint removers, their properties and applications
    • Knowledge of applicable code requirements
    • Knowledge of operation and maintaining of tools, machinery and power equipment
    • Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the painting trade and precautionary measures to be observed