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Painter in San Jose, CA at NextGen

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job Description

Responsibilities:
1. Prepares, primes, sands, seals, patches and paints furniture, surfaces, buildings, and fixtures utilizing all types of painting materials such as varnish, lacquer, shellac, enamel, latex, epoxy, water-proofing and heat resistant finishes. 2. Prepares, primes, sands, and applies chemical resistive paints, epoxies, and coatings in areas containing chemical storage and chemical processing.



  1. Tapes, flushes, repairs and applies texturing, wallpaper, and acoustic layers on a variety of surfaces. Adjusts colors when necessary; utilizes enhanced finishing skills when appropriate.

  2. Applies materials to new construction, existing, multi-story buildings, alterations, and remodeling.

  3. Graffiti response and removal using a variety of available products and soda blasting.

  4. Operates, cleans and maintains all painting equipment, including brush, roll, sprayers and electrostatic sprayers, pumps, etc. Safely stores and labels all materials.

  5. Maintains and repairs soda blasting compressor and accessories.

  6. Estimates time and materials required; keeps computerized records and submits reports of work performed.

  7. Erects scaffolding, rigging and ladders as necessary in a manner consistent with safety codes.

  8. Reads and understands blueprints.

  9. Offers assistance and advice on materials, designs, and color.

  10. Assists in the writing of specifications for repairs and new construction.

  11. Maintains appropriate service and repair records.

  12. Researches, purchases and inventories equipment parts, chemicals and supplies.

  13. Responds to routine and emergency calls for repairs and service.



Qualifications:
The Painter prepares surfaces for painting and finishing



  • Applies undercoats and finish coats using the full range of application methods and materials

  • Mixes and matches paints and finishes; performs soda and water blasting; advises in the selection and storage of painting materials.

  • Operate and use required tools and equipment skillfully and safely; mix and match paints and varnishes; apply finishes to a wide variety of surfaces; estimate time and materials required on widely varied assignments

  • Keep computerized records and prepare reports

  • Read, comprehend, and work from plans and blueprints

  • Train and direct the work of others; follow and give oral and written instructions; maintain cooperative working relationships

  • Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population. Knowledge of: Residential and commercial/industrial practices and processes of the painting trade

  • Paints, varnishes, lacquers, enamels, epoxies, paint removers, and related materials, and of their properties and application

  • Applicable code requirements; methods and practices followed in the maintenance of tools, machinery, and equipment; occupational hazards of the painting trade and precautionary measures to be observed.


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