George Washington University
Washington, DC
Jul 21, 2021
Aug 03, 2021
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Job Description Summary: Facilities Maintenance Department is part of GW's Facilities Planning, Construction and Management that maintains GW's property and grounds on all three of GW's campuses. Our maintenance team includes electricians, carpenters, painters, HVAC technicians, locksmiths, and plumbers. The Facilities Maintenance, Operations & Maintenance Department is seeking a Painter for the Paint shop. This position reports directly to the Supervisor, Paint & Sign Shop. The experienced position typically performs minor maintenance and repair work on buildings and equipment in a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks, under general supervision. This role typically assists an experienced tradesman in basic maintenance and repair and receives on the job training, which may include light carpentry work, installation of drywall, light masonry, painting, locksmithing, appliance maintenance, light welding, pest control and sign fabrication. Primary Responsibilities include: Applies stain, polyurethane, varnish, shellac, oil base primers and paint to interior and exterior surfaces of furniture, wood and metal equipment, walls and woodwork according to written job requests and manufacturer's instructions. Selects and uses the proper equipment and tools such as brushes, rollers, spray guns, compressors, scraper, straight edges, scaffold and ladders; mixes all painting materials to ensure uniformity of color, complete dispersion of pigment and uniform composition; recognized all types of paints and related components of crafts required to accomplish assigned duties, such as water, rubber alkyd base, oils, enamels, varnishes, opoxy and paint removers; Repairs surfaces to be painted including plastering, taping/finishing drywall and ceilings. Erect scaffolding. Ability to use easy sand 5, 20, 45, and the ability to use gauging to repair walls to achieve a smooth surface. Maintains clean work area by covering surfaces and furniture to protect from paint, remove spattered paint, removing fixtures not to be painted and moving furniture. |Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

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