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Temporary, Part-Time Hourly Painter

Apply now Job no: 496577
Work type: Temporary Part-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Facilities - Maintenance

Job Summary:

Under direction, applies paint, and other coating materials to various surfaces from ground level and/or scaffolds, platforms, and ladders at various heights, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns; follows accepted methods and uses proper materials and/or tools to prepare various surfaces for painting; cares for and cleans standard painting tools; does related work as required.

Job Duties:

  • May work alone or as a member of a team, on both indoor and outdoor assignments. (climate conditions may vary)
  • Prepares surfaces utilizing various methods which may include sandpaper, wire brushes, or steel wool, and removes loose and old paint from surfaces using paint remover, scrapes, or wire brushes to properly coat, cover and adhere to the surface.
  • Fills nail holes, cracks, and joints with putty, spackle, or other fillers to make a suitable surface for the finish coat.
  • Uses premixed paints or prepares paints to match specific colors by mixing required portions of tints and colorants to obtain proper colors, hues, and shades.
  • Thins, stirs, and mixes paint to obtain proper consistency.
  • Applies paint or other coating materials to various surfaces with brushes, rollers, and spray guns, and observes that the paint finish meets surface protection requirements.
  • Applies various coating materials such as varnish, stain, shellac, lacquer or enamel using brushes and/or other related tools, methods and techniques to refinish cabinets, desks, chairs, or doors, or to decorate and protect interior or exterior surface, trim, and fixtures of buildings, and other structures. Paints various surfaces including cramped and hard to reach places, from ladders scaffolds, and platforms at varied heights, using brushes, rollers, or spray guns.
  • Responsible for putting up various types of scaffolding such as prefabricated metal or aluminum, wooden and/or swing stages (suspended by ropes or cables attached to roof hooks or outriggers), "A" ladders, window jacks, or ladder jacks, or ladder jacks by following standard methods to paint tall buildings and structures.
  • Receives oral and written work orders outlining the work to be done and methods to be used to accomplish the job according to specifications.
  • Cleans and cares for brushes, rollers, and other equipment using water, turpentine, paint thinner, or other cleaning materials.
  • Performs other related duties.

Experience Requirements:

  • Three (3) years of experience in work involving the painting and repainting of the interior and exterior of buildings and structures.
  • License: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.

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