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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. New York, NY

Company
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
R6155-1528
AJE Ref #
576100750
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Regular

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Job Title

Painter

Job Description Summary

The Painter performs skilled painting functions for a commercial or industrial building or facility often working independently but also in conjunction with the other building trades on projects, repairs, maintenance, upgrades, remodeling, and emergency situations.

Job Description



KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE



*Any combination equivalent to High School diploma or GED.

*A minimum of three years of skilled painting experience of commercial or industrial buildings and facilities with at least 1 year at the level of journeyman.

*Must have thorough knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in painting; types and uses of available painting materials and related equipment; application and removal methods; repairs; and interpreting blueprints and plans.

*Ability to mix, match, and blend paint to desired color, consistency, and drying properties. Ability to estimate materials and time required to complete various tasks.

*Required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios.

*Must be able to read a variety of manuals, written documents, following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others.

*Must be able to understand and follow complex, multi-step written and oral instructions.

*Must have the ability to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods.

*Needs to be able to adapt to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; evaluating the work of outside contractors; and displaying mechanical aptitude.

*Requires manual dexterity of both hands and feet to perform activities such as lifting overhead, twisting and bending while lifting, climbing ladders and stairs while wearing protective equipment, and working in confined spaces, including repetitive arm motion below, at, and above shoulder level.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES



*Performs all types of commercial and industrial painting work.

*Prepares various surfaces for painting by washing, scraping, burning, sanding, sandblasting or other means as necessary.

*Mixes, matches, and blends various paints, enamels, lacquers, varnishes, stains and special protective coatings to achieve desired color, consistency, and drying properties. Caulks, putties, cements or plasters holes and cracks.

*Paints buildings, structures, equipment, and furniture using brush, spray gun or other applicator. Prepares wall and hangs paper or other wall covering material.

*Erects and uses ladders, scaffolding, and swinging stage equipment as required.

*Cuts and replaces glass in windows and doors, as needed.

*Assists in a variety of maintenance and repair work on plant equipment including pumps, fans, gear boxes, shafts, HVAC, water lines, valves, compressors, belts, motors, electric panels, generators, boilers, bar screens and the like. Assists in performing preventative maintenance on buildings, equipment, plumbing, and electrical fixtures and systems.

*Inspects facilities, systems and their components for the purpose of ensuring safety and identifying necessary repairs and providing an ongoing program of preventive maintenance.



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.