Pay range: $16.50 to $19.00 per hour


Basic Job Scope The first job of the Painter to bring the job in on budget, with a happy customer who will recommend our company, and also you as a Painter. To participate in all activities related to the accomplishment of specific jobs.  Must be able to perform all duties noted in the job description, follow safety rules, and common sense safe-working practices.  Must maintain a clean appearance and customer friendliness   


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Post reports and pictures on and to crew lead any issues with the project as soon as they arise.
  • When error or flaws are found with a project they must work to be  fixed immediately
  • Must understand project flow and seek clarity where necessary
  • Must understand project budget and hit daily production targets set by Lead Painter.
  • Must demonstrate consistent safe work habits.
  • Must use Tsheets to clock into projects and use to view work orders
  • Must have good product knowledge of products in use
  • Experienced in exterior painting and deck staining, 2 story ladder work.
  • Clean and maintain all painting equipment on a daily basis, including brush, rollers, sprayers, pumps, learn how they operate, and proper set-up.
  • Safely store and label all materials
  • Erect scaffolding, ladders, and accessories as necessary in a manner consistent with safety codes and standards
  • Read and understand work orders, the project scope, and safety instructions.


Employment standards and Ability to

  • Must perform all functions of the apprentice: site prep, masking, surface prep & cleaning.  
  • Must teach these functions to new apprentices & trainees.
  • Must be proficient in advanced surface prep & patching techniques.  
  • Must be proficient in brushing, rolling, and basic spraying.  Able to paint windows, doors, frames, cut straight line freehand without supervision in a competent timely manner with the highest degree of craftsmanship and in accordance with The Picky Painters Standards.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of job flow, execution, timelines, and project budgets.
  • Must be able to teach the proper set-up, clean-up, and use of basic paint sprayers.
  • Must be able to remove wallpaper, backing, and glue without damaging walls excessively
  • Operate and use required tools and equipment skillfully and safely
  • Perform heavy physical labor
  • Climb ladders and scaffolding (must not be afraid of heights)
  • Move and utilize up to a 28’ ladder alone for the entire work shift when required. (including all sizes of extension and step type ladders less than 28’)
  • Gain access to roofs when necessary
  • Erect and work on rolling scaffolding for the entire work shift
  • Carry a full 5-gallon container of paint or equivalent weight up and downstairs
  • Wear and use respirators when required for particulates
  • Bend and reach while preparing and painting surface for the entire work shift
  • Follow all instructions from higher-level painters, project managers, and owner
  • Work safely and use common sense safe-working practices.
  • Learn quickly
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with Co-workers.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population
  • Work in inclement weather, hot, cold, and rain


Painters are the backbone position in the field.  It is the primary position for learning and development toward the Lead Painter and Crew Leader roles.  A painter has mastered the apprentice role and strives to attain mastery of the duties and responsibilities listed below.  The customers and our employees expect your very best effort and workmanship at all times.  The image of our company is affected by the quality of your efforts.  The quality of your efforts will affect customer’s willingness to bring our company back into their home in the future, and their willingness to speak well of us to their family, friends, and co-workers; helping us build long-term relationships.  This, in turn, enables us to provide year-round employment to you and all our employees.  Each person in our company is depending upon you to take personal responsibility for the job you are assigned.  We count on our crews to work as a team to meet and exceed our customer’s expectations and to build our company into an outstanding organization of which we can all be proud of.


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