Commercial Drywall Finisher Mechanic

Precision Walls, Inc. - Wilmington, NC

Full-timeEstimated: $40,000 - $53,000 a year

DRYWALL FINISHERS WANTED! – Make a difference and promote the progress of construction! Must be enthusiastic about technology, eager to learn, and up for the challenge.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • We looking to building a world class finishing production crew. This crew will perform all steps of drywall finishing as a team.
  • Understands the 5 levels of finishing and can demonstrate each.
  • Our search for experience is specific to “Production Finishing” utilizing tools such as: Bazookas, Banjos, Flat and angle boxes, corner rollers, and power sanders.
  • Experience with all types and ranges of commercial drywall finishing.
  • Measures and marks surface to finish and level of finish work according to blueprints and drawings.
  • Inspects drywall surfaces for imperfections (screw heads, misaligned joints, bad hanging etc) then mark drywall surface with pencil prior to starting.
  • Using the right tools for the job size and need.
  • Understands the right joint compound (quick-set, lightweight, or standard) to be used at appropriate situations.
  • Eliminates visible joints, knows how to eliminate air bubbles, tapes are not blistered, switch and receptacle boxes are finished tight
  • Install cornerbead, trim beads, reveal beads straight, plumb and on tight utilizing string lines, laser, square, or straight edge.
  • Understands importance of tool maintenance and daily cleanup of production tools are essential.
  • Ability to work independently on jobsites.
  • Oversee less experienced installers/laborers.
  • Coordination with GC and other subcontractors regarding project expectations
  • Competent to instruct and inspect a quality produced wall or ceiling.
  • Discipline to check bead alignment with laser or straight edges
  • Identify/Resolve conflicts in site-specific conditions prior to road blocks in plan
  • Skill required to patch/repair existing drywall into like-new appearance

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have 3 years of experience and skill with Production Finishing and considers themselves a specialist in the field.
  • Understands production work and can operate all production finishing tools.
  • Has the experience to be safe with stilts, baker scaffolding, and ladders
  • Positive attitude and commitment to acquire trade knowledge and quality excellence.
  • Compliant with safety procedures
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrates solid verbal and written communication skills; listens to instruction
  • Valid Driver’s License Required
  • Dependable Transportation

Mandatory Tools: Finishing Knives, Mud Pan, Mixer, Sanding Pole, Laser Line, Snips, Utility Knife, Chalk Box, Tape Measure, Tape Holder


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Health Insurance
  • PTO
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • We offer training, a mentoring program, and a career ladder to help employees grow both individually and professionally.

Precision Walls is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer of women/minorities/disabilities/veterans. We are an e-Verify employer and all candidates must pass a drug test.

Job Type: Full-time