Crosscare: Painter

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Position Title: Painter

Nature & Scope: The job holder will have responsibility for painting, finishing, and maintaining of a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces and structures.

Work Schedule: Fulltime 35 hours, 1 year FTC

Reports to: Painting Team Leader


Key Responsibilities

  • Apply paint, vinyl and wallpaper including special papers and fabrics to all walls, furniture and structures;
  • Examine and maintain painted exterior and interior painted surfaces, trimming and fixtures;
  • Prepare surfaces and apply paints, stains, shading stains, and clear finishes;
  • Remove previous paint by means of sandblasting, scraping, sanding, hydro-blasting and/or steam-cleaning;
  • Determine, cut and apply wallpaper or fabric to walls;
  • Read blueprints and drawings of the premise for the execution of painting job;
  • Estimate time and materials required and report to supervisor;
  • Order paint supplies and materials through supervisor;
  • Apply wood finishing by suitably preparing surface;
  • Operate and maintain spray machines;
  • Provide assistance to semi-skilled or unskilled workers;
  • Operate and maintain various power and manual tools;
  • Clean up job-site after work and return equipment and tools;
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment;
  • Erect ladders as necessary in a manner consistent with safety codes;
  • Offer assistance and advice on materials, designs, and colour;
  • Assist in the writing of specifications for repairs
  • Keep supervisor updated on progress;
  • Perform other ad-hoc queries, as required by supervisor.

The Holder:
(Skills Requirements)

The successful candidate will have four years’ experience as a painter in a residential, commercial and industrial or facilities operations setting, both interior and exterior.

Other requirements:

  • Must be able to perform physical activities, such as lifting equipment;
  • Must have a Safe Pass
  • Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the construction trades;
  • Must be able to safely handle hazardous materials and exposure to electrical hazards.

Application Process

To apply, please send a comprehensive CV  & cover letter to stating clearly which position you are applying for.

Closing date for all applications is Friday 22nd February 2019

Crosscare is an equal opportunities employer.



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