Painter - Construction Job in Port Charlotte, FL

Location: Port Charlotte, FL

Industry: Construction

Job Type: Temp

Posted: 11/02/2020

Job Ref Code: 25-25-3686

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Your Job

Do you like painting buildings, houses, or other big objects, applying different colors, tones and shades to improve appearances, making old objects look new, or giving something a new identity? If you take pride in your work, you’re willing to learn, and looking to get on the job training as you deepen your skill set, then we have a great opportunity for you as a Painter!

Your Day


The job responsibilities may include:

  • Applying paints, stains, and coatings to interior and exterior walls, new buildings, and other structural surfaces.
  • 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.
  • Filling cracks and holes with appropriate material (e.g. plaster).
  • Mixing paint and other materials to prepare the right color or texture.
  • Painting surfaces according to instructions with various tools.
  • Applying varnish and other finishes.
  • Carrying or lifting heavy objects as well as squatting, kneeling, bending, crawling, and working awkward positions.
  • Calculating costs and negotiating prices.
  • Following all health and safety precautions and wearing, protective eyewear, clothing or self-contained suits to avoid toxic fumes.
  • Standing for long periods of time, often with hands raised above head.
  • Moving or lift heavy supplies and equipment.
  • Working extended hours and/or weekends.

In addition to a physical strength, stamina, color vision and eye-hand coordination, an ideal Painter will have:
  • Proven experience as a painter strongly preferred.
  • Good knowledge of painting material preferred, and how to choose, mix and apply them.
  • Solid knowledge of commercial and/or construction painting techniques.
  • Ability to choose the proper tool for each job, such as the correct roller, power sprayer, or brush.
  • Aptitude in using appropriate tools (brushes, caulking guns, rollers and spray guns etc.).
  • Good basic math skills.
  • Manual dexterity with excellent balance to work on scaffolding, ladders etc.
  • Customer service skills to listen and satisfy the client.
  • Thorough with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow instructions, demonstrate initiative, and work independently.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or successful completion of an apprenticeship.

Your Gain


What you may gain while on the job:

  • Communication skills — providing information to supervisors, co-workers, or customers by phone, writing, or in person.
  • Building relationships — providing service to customers and working in a non-competitive environment.
  • Independence — work independently and make your own decisions to meet your responsibilities.
  • Teaching & mentoring skills — helping train and prepare new employees for the job.
  • Learning opportunity — a chance to pick up a wide variety of useful trade-related skills.
  • Rewarding career — steady work, opportunities for advancement into supervisory or management roles or self-employment.

Your Experience

2 Years

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4099 Tamiami Trail

Port Charlotte, FL

941-883-4723941-883-4723

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