Journeymen, Experienced Un-ticketed, Apprentice The Painter works to apply paint and other finishes to a variety of surfaces as well as using their experience and training to select the proper finishes, equipment and technique to provide the best finished product for the project. The focus is on the implementation, consistent execution processes, procedures and KPIs, as well as continuous improvement initiatives in the areas of the Finishing Department’s efficiency and on time delivery while maintaining the highest standards of safety and quality. Responsibilities
- Read and understand Blueprints
- Comfortable with computer tools and applications
- Prepare surfaces for painting. This may require the use of a wire brush, sandpaper or powered equipment that uses water or an abrasive to remove old paint and other debris
- Identify and apply the correct primers to a surface to improve the paint’s adherence to the surface or use a sealer to improve the paint’s durability
- Identify and apply the correct paint or other finishes in a commercial, industrial setting.
- Use brushes and rollers to apply paint or another finish, while on others you may use paint sprayers and other power equipment.
- Responsible for the completion of some administrative tasks such as estimating project costs, completing invoices and other documentation
- Supervise and teach lower-level painters
- Background in quality assurance and workplace safety
- Coordinate tasks according to priorities and plans
- Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met
- Resolve problems when they arise
- Report on progress to managers, engineers etc.
- Sponsor, supervise and train apprentice carpenters as required
- Act in the capacity of the Framing lead Hand’s 2IC as required
Qualifications This position is safety sensitive, and as such will require pre-employment alcohol, drug and fitness to work testing as a condition of employment. Journeyman:
- A formal Journeyman ticket or Read Seal
- Experienced Un-ticketed:
- 5+ years’ experience
- 3 strong references
- Positive skills test results
- Minimum completion of year two of the program
- Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints
- Ability to communicate and report effectively
- Aptitude in math
- Problem-solving abilities
- Good physical condition and stamina
- Communication skills
- Teamworking skills
- Minimum grade 12 diploma
Closing date: Open until suitable candidates are found
Working rotation: Regular plant hours (7:00-15:30pm Monday to Friday); Overtime is available as required
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
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