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Date: Mar 5, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Painter JobID: 58906
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Crafts, Trades & Custodians/Maintenance - General
Date Posted:
Facility Services Admin
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Hattie Mae White Bldg.Northwest
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  • Painter - CF0835.pdf


Job Code: CF0835



Job Family – Construction & Facility Services

JOB SUMMARY: Prepares and paints a wide variety of parts and equipment. Read work orders or receive instructions from supervisors or work orders to determine work requirements. Erect scaffolding and swing gates, or set up ladders, to work above ground level. Remove fixtures such as pictures, door knobs, lamps, and electric switch covers prior to painting.


List most important duties first
  1. Mix and match colors of paint, stain, or varnish with oil and thinning and drying additives in order to obtain desired colors and consistencies.
  2. Prepares walls, millwork, and cabinetry surfaces for painting. Performs minor repairs on wall surfaces where necessary.
  3. Paints a wide variety of surfaces including walls, buildings, parts, and equipment.
  4. Performs general maintenance of paint equipment.
  5. Washes and treats surfaces with oil, turpentine, mildew remover, or other preparations, and sand rough spots to ensure that finishes adhere properly.
  6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED

WORK EXPERIENCE: 1 to 3 years

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: Detailed knowledge of paints, solvents, lacquer, shellac, and painting equipment.

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work involves the application of moderately complex procedures and tasks that are quite varied. Independent judgment is often required to select and apply the most appropriate of available resources. Ongoing supervision is provided on an "as needed" basis.

BUDGET AUTHORITY: No budget development activity is required.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on routine matters affecting few individuals and usually within the confines of the job's own department. Specific job activities and results are typically reviewed closely. There are limited requirements for developing new ideas or changes in methods, procedures or services.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Follows rules and procedures. Decisions can have minimal or no impact to HISD. Errors can be readily detected, usually by the employee, and, if made, would result in minor expense for correction.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Basic communication - very little communication required such as receiving basic instructions. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and co-workers in own department.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Follows through with customer inquiries, requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and non-routine inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work involves some exposure to moderate risk of accident and requires following basic safety precautions. Ability to carry and/or lift 45 pounds or more.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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