University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Painting Specialist

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 2 months ago(8/2/2018 1:47 PM)
    Requisition Number
    2018-31380
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Evening
    Shift
    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Union Position-W20-AFSCME Trades and Building Svc
  • Overview

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:    

    Under the direct supervision the Associate Director or designee, the Painting Specialist applies paints, varnishes, polyurethane, plaster patches and other finish applications by means of rollers, brushes, trowels, and spray equipment.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Apply, paint, and varnish, polyurethane, stain, and other finishes with rollers, brushes, and other means necessary to complete tasks, including spray equipment.
    • Refinish existing surfaces by removing old finishes, including wallpaper by sanding, scraping, burning, etc.
    • Repair existing plaster and masonry walls by filling cracks and holes; also apply thin layers of joint compound; when necessary.
    • Mix and match paints being applied to wood, metal, plaster, masonry, and other surfaces to ensure proper matches.
    • Replace broken glass in wood and metal windows and doors.
    • Move, cover and replace furniture to perform assignments.  Remove dust and debris from areas upon completion of assignment.
    • Erect staging, scaffolding and ladders.
    • Clean brushes and equipment to prolong life of equipment.
    • Operate spray guns and automatic paint rollers.
    • While in the performance of routine duties; may be required, as needed to perform all work associated with all maintenance trades of an equal or lower graded classification, where the work or task does not require a specific license. 
    • Perform related duties as required.

     

     

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Trade school graduate or equivalent experience.
    • Experienced painter with considerable knowledge of tools, materials, methods, and standard practices used in the trade.
    • Thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions particular to the trade.
    • Ability to travel to off-site locations

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

    Under the direct supervision the Associate Director or designee

     

    SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

    Exercise functional supervision over trades people for assigned projects or tasks.

     

    ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

    May perform work in all Medical Center facilities and is subject to possible exposure to chemicals, gases, electrical shock; may work in confined spaces on ladders. Ability to perform physically arduous tasks; normal dexterity, visual acuity, ability to lift up to 50 lbs., ability to climb and work from ladders and scaffolding, and work in confined areas

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