Redlands Unified School District
Under direction, perform skilled work in painting, redecorating, and surface preparation; perform semiskilled and skilled functions in other maintenance trade areas; and do other related work as required.
Use brush, roller or spray equipment in applying paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, lacquer and other protective and decorative finishes to a variety of surfaces, including wood, metal, glass, plaster, stucco, wallboard, brick and cement; scrape, sand and fill surfaces in preparation for painting or repainting; apply undercoat and finish coats to a variety of surfaces; size and tint plaster walls and other surfaces; refinish furniture, automotive and general equipment; erect, rig, move and work from scaffolding and platforms; clean brushes, tools and maintain a variety of painting equipment; paint simple signs; mix paints, match blends, harmonize and contrast color; may lay out and stripe athletic courts and parking lots; plan, organize and lay out painting related tasks; may operate sandblasting equipment; requisition and maintain an adequate inventory of supplies, materials and equipment; drive a service vehicle to and from work sites; install and replace all types of window materials; remove graffiti of all forms from building surfaces, parking lots, sidewalks and other surfaces; may be required to repair windows, securing them during off hours in the event of vandalism or break-ins; produce signs, desk plates, badges.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in painting, tinting and finishing work;
Methods of preparing different surfaces for painting and repainting;
Safe working methods and procedures.
Skillfully mix paint and match colors;
Safely erect and work from riggings and scaffolding;
Determine the existence of asbestos and lead;
Accurately estimate labor and material costs;
Maintain simple records and prepare complete and concise reports;
Understand and carry out oral and written directions;
Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with those contacted in the course of work;
Relate effectively with racially and ethnically diverse staff, students and community.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by coursework or training in modern painting methods and techniques.
One year of experience as a journeyman level painter.
REQUIRED LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES
Possession of a valid and appropriate California driver's license; have an acceptable driving record; qualify for insurability by the District's insurance carrier.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Heavy work involving lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects weighing up to 100 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Physical dexterity in limbs and digits to operate hand and power driven tools and equipment commonly used in the building trades, and perform strenuous manual labor; ability to bend, stoop, grasp and reach.
Duties may involve working off the ground using ladders, scaffolds and/or mechanical lifts.
Pre-placement Physical: Class II