To provide journeyman level skills to preform painting. Responsible for preparing surface for painting, applying paint to machinery, equipment, furniture and interiors and/or buildings by spraying gun or brush.
Mix, blend, match and apply paints, faux finishes, varnishes, shellacs, enamels and other finishes. Erect or rig scaffolds as well as work off high lift, ladder and scaffolds or rigs. Prepare surfaces for painting including: Tape, Bed and Texture, Scrape, sandpaper and size surfaces, apply stripper, move furniture, caulking. Cover surfaces and furniture( move when required) to protect from paint. Remove spattered paint after job is completed. Clean and care for brushes, spray guns and other equipment. Report need for carpentry repairs. Paint all surfaces using all finish type materials. Stain door Cabinets , apply finishes and sprays, patch and apply wallpaper & vinyl, apply epoxy and other high performance finishes, paint safety stripes, paint sign bollards, light poles, paint, install and remove signage, traffic/parking marking paint & devices as well as erect traffic barricades. Demolition work. Assist other shops including housing, Graffiti removal, Chalkboard restoration & white board cleaning. Operate all power tools necessary for duties required. Responds to on-call emergencies before/during/after normal hours of operation. This includes but not limited to: Fires, electrical outages, floods, icy conditions and any other type of campus emergency. Performs other duties assigned.
High School diploma. Three (3) years of skilled/journeyman level experience. Valid class c driver's license (or other states equivalent for driving a personal vehicle). Ability to effectively execute oral and written instructions.
Five (5) years of skilled/journeyman level experience. Skill with tools of the painting trade, including the use of brushes, scrapers, spray guns and sanding equipment.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 13572
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.