Under general supervision, performs painting work at the journey
level. Prepares surfaces for painting, plasters and/or paints building
interiors, exteriors, road and parking surfaces.
1. Applies coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel or lacquer to
decorate and protect interior or exterior surfaces.
2. Prepares surfaces for painting by scraping, burning, sandpapering
or dissolving previous paint coatings. Fills nail holes, cracks,
and joints with caulk or putty. Tapes, spackles, and finishes dry
3. Removes fixtures, spreads dropcloths and covers surfaces to
protect during painting.
4. Selects, mixes, and matches paints.
5. Stains and finishes furniture, paints and touches up signs and may
hang wall coverings.
6. Prepares estimates of time, labor and materials. Prepares reports
reflecting daily operations and project status.
7. Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the painting trade.
May erect and work from scaffolding and ladders. Cleans work area
upon completion of project.
8. Provides guidance and training in painting work to other
maintenance personnel. May have lead responsibility for special
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: Four years progressively responsible experience in the
Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the methods and techniques
used in the painting trade. Thorough knowledge of and skill in basic
mathematics including area, volume, weights, and the practical
application of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions; of
OSHA regulations related to the painting trade. Skill in the use and
maintenance of the tools and equipment of the painting trade. Ability
to schedule and lay out work; to percieve the normal color spectrum;
to prepare summaries and reports; to communicate effectively and
follow oral and written directions; to work in, on, around, over and
under fixed equipment and machinery; to work from ladders, rigging,
and scaffolding; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, and supplies
and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple
controls on equipment and machinery; to work in hazardous or
irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or
temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required. Candidates selected for employment may be required to
be trained to work with asbestos.