Full Job Description
This is an Open Competitive recruitment to create an eligibility list for one (1) current vacancy. Incumbents holding this position are responsible for performing a variety of journey-level duties in the preparation of surfaces and the mixing and application of paint or other surface coatings. This is a full journey-level class in the maintenance and construction trades series. Incumbents perform their duties independently, working from general instructions and work orders. Successful candidates are expected to work (8) hours/day, five (5) days/week, and twelve (12) months/year.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of journey-level duties in the preparation of surfaces and the mixing and application of paint or other surface coatings; and performs related duties as assigned.
This is a full journey-level class in the maintenance and construction trades series. Incumbents perform their duties independently, working from general instructions and work orders.
Duties: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
Prepares a variety of surfaces such as wood, concrete, metal, glass and plaster for surface coverings; operates appropriate equipment and tools for removing paint or graffiti, patching holes or roughing slick surfaces as necessary.
Uses brushes, rollers or spray guns to apply a variety of surface coverings such as paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, lacquer or other protective or decorative finishes.
Refinishes or repaints wood, metal furniture, fences or other equipment; applies primer, undercoats and finish coats as needed; mixes paints and matches colors.
Cleans and maintains brushes, tools and other equipment; operates and maintains sandblasters, spray guns, striping machines, saws and related equipment.
Erects, moves and works from ladders, scaffolding and platforms.
Assists other maintenance personnel as necessary.
Operates a vehicle to travel to various District sites.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Methods, equipment and materials used in the painting trade.
Methods of preparing a variety of surfaces for repainting, painting and finish work.
Appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
Proper methods of storing painting equipment, materials and supplies.
Perform journey-level painting and finishing work.
Prepare a variety of surfaces for painting or other surface coverings.
Understand and apply painting trade safety standards and procedures.
Understand and follow oral and written directions.
Maintain tools and equipment utilized in the painting trade.
Maintain tools and equipment in clean and proper working condition.
Communicate effectively with others.
Perform heavy lifting.
Erect and work from scaffolding, riggings and ladders.
Education, Training, and Experience:
Graduation from high school, G.E.D. equivalency, or higher.
And, one (1) year of journey-level experience in the painting trade.
Post-secondary coursework in the painting trade is desirable, but not required.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid California Driver's License.
Proof of automobile liability insurance coverage.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
Listed below are examples of the physical aspects that this classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.
Indoor and outdoor work environment.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
Noise from equipment operation.
Regular exposure to fumes, dust and odors.
Standing for extended periods of time.
Lifting and carrying heavy objects weighing 50 pounds or more.
Reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally.
Visual ability to perform painting duties.
Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate painting tools and equipment.
Working around and with machinery having moving parts.
Working at heights.
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this class with reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis and depends, in part, on the specific requirements for the job, the limitations related to disability and the ability of the selection authority to accommodate the limitation.
After the evaluation of minimum qualifications, examination parts for this recruitment may include, but are not limited to the following: scored supplemental questionnaire, written exam, performance exam, oral appraisal interview, physical ability test, oral presentation, project assignment, etc.
Applicants must submit a full application. Failure to submit a complete application will result in disqualification from this recruitment.
The Personnel Commission reserves the right to change, alter, cancel, add or modify examination parts, as well as weights and dates.