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Painter

Painter

ID 
2017-2849
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Worcester
Category 
Staff

More information about this job

Overview

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

Responsibilities

Provides painting on campus facilities including building interiors, exteriors, equipment and other structures. This is a part-time position and the work schedule will be based on the needs of the department.

 

  • Prepares painting surfaces by washing walls, repairing holes or removing old paint
  • Paints, stains and varnishes using brushes and rollers
  • Repairs surfaces to be painted including plastering and sheetrock finishing
  • Erects scaffolding, movable and immovable staging and various rigging to gain access to difficult areas
  • Moves furniture and equipment as necessary
  • Requisitions materials and supplies from stockroom
  • Cleans up supplies and stores paint and equipment in appropriate areas
  • Follows all University safety and security policies and procedures; reports any maintenance problems or safety hazards

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience painting interior and exterior of buildings
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Skill in selecting and applying paint and associated products
  • Skill in applying coatings and/or caulking and completing repairs to exterior and interior surfaces
  • Skill in wood surface preparation, staining and sealing techniques.
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to communicate and read English, and follow verbal and written instruction
  • Ability to work evenings, occasional weekends

Physical requirements:

 

  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to carry heavy equipment including painting tools and heavy buckets of paint
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing up to 50 pounds

 

Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.