Painter IV

Miami Dade College Miami , FL 33196

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title

Painter IV

Job ID


West Campus

Full/Part Time


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Job Details

Job Family

STAFF- Support Non-Exempt (SNE)



$15.93 - $19.92


Facilities Management

Reports To

Zone Supervisor

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

FLSA Status


First Review Date

April 2, 2019

Job Summary

This is advanced skilled work in the preparation, application, and maintenance of paint, stain, or other dressings on interior, exterior surfaces of buildings, equipment, or other items. Painter IV will work independently under the guidance of a supervisor or assignee and in accordance with the standard practices of the paint trade.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs tasks by utilizing the standard tools, materials, codes, methods and safe practices of the paint trade.

  • Prepares a variety of different types of surfaces using manual and/or mechanical methods incorporating the tools and appropriate materials.

  • Caulks, seals, and fills voids in surfaces and around windows, doors, and other openings in buildings using the appropriate materials as part of the preparatory work.

  • Scrubs and/or sands surfaces to receive paint.

  • Mixes and/or matches paints or stains to conform to existing or specified colors.

  • Applies paint, stain, or other finishes to a variety of surfaces using manual/or mechanical methods.

  • Performs task assignments that include the use of different types of ladders, scaffolds, and other equipment.

  • Determines materials and equipment required and oversees their use, security, and disposition.

  • Maintains records regarding materials, equipment, and job assignments.

  • Directs work of assigned staff.

  • Ensures that assignments are completed in conformance with instructions and applicable codes in a timely and cost effective manner.

  • Stays current with codes and technological methods and advances of this trade.

  • Performs other related tasks as instructed.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • A minimum of four (4) years diversified experience in the painting trade and two years experience as a journeyman or successful completion of an acceptable formal training program.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to travel to any campus.

  • This is a district position requiring the individual to work on all campuses.

  • Considerable knowledge of trade tools and of occupational hazards, safety precautions, local codes and regulations pertaining to the trades is essential.

  • Knowledge and experience of the trade to determine a method or to devise a means to accomplish the assigned job.

  • Skilled in the operation of an aerial lift and bucket truck.

  • Ability to read, write and understand oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Ability to interpret technical data from sketches, blueprints, schematics, and service manuals.

  • Ability to plan, assign, review, supervise, and inspect the work of others, schedule facilities and staff, and coordinate work with other trades.

  • Ability to use electronic mail, web based trouble report systems, and PDA based C.M.M.S software.

  • Ability to work and communicate in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment, travel in county and be willing and able to work any shift, weekends, and holidays, perform on-call and respond to after-hour emergencies.

Essential Position

  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.
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Painter IV

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