Painter Job Description

A painter is a person who uses brushes, rollers, or some other tool to paint.

Painters can work in a wide variety of settings.

Some painters work for independent contractors, others work for small construction companies, and still others work for large companies such as paint factories.

Painters typically use painting equipment, including painting knives, brushes, rollers, drop cloths, tarps, and more.

Painters use a variety of painting products, including paint, primer, caulk, putty, adhesives, and more.

Painters typically wear coveralls, boots, and gloves while working.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a painter to help us paint our living room.

Painter Duties:

  • Perform interior and exterior painting tasks including dry wall, priming, and broad cleaning
  • Apply materials such as paint, caulking, putty, and wallpaper finishing adhesive
  • Apply finish coats such as enamel, varnish, and polyurethane
  • Maintain records of job completion
  • Be punctual and work independently without supervision

Painter Responsibilities:

  • Perform interior and exterior painting, along with stripping and waxing of surfaces, such as walls, windows, doors, cabinets, and woodwork
  • Applying paint and other finishes based on specifications, and properly mixing colors
  • Using various brushes, rollers, sprayers, and other tools to apply the paint and finish materials
  • Setting out work, completing accurate work plans, and following safety rules during painting activities
  • Performing other tasks and activities, including minor plumbing, electrical, and carpentry, as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Knowledge of interior/exterior painting techniques and materials
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Availability to work flexible hours including evenings

[Company Name] is an employer that is committed to equal opportunity and inclusion of all people. We're dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive team that is representative of our community. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages.

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