Painter

  • Location

    Crewe, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Building Maintenance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Oliver Howarth-Sharpe

  • Job ref:

    23637

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-06

  • Consultant:

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Complexity: The role consists of, but is not limited to the following activities:

 

  • Carry out efficient and cost effective painting and decorating work as instructed.
  • “Burn off” the existing paintwork and prepare the surface by “rubbing down” and (where necessary) “filling” to give a smooth surface upon which to apply paint.
  • Apply a range of paint products, one primer, one undercoat and one gloss by brush and roller to walls, ceilings, doors and timber sections in accordance with design specifications and manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Remove existing wall coverings by steaming and/or scraping to prepare walls or ceilings for papering.
  • Wallpapering walls and ceilings in accordance with design specifications and manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Apply spray painted finishes to walls and ceilings in accordance with design specifications and manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Prepare and apply one coat of varnish, sealer, bitumen, read lead, stain to surface as necessary, in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Prepare and apply emulsion, eggshell, masonry paint in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Carry out works within the Painting and Decorating Craft as instructed by Team Leaders/Management
  • Completion and timely submission of appropriate documentation.
  • Ensure that standards and quality of work produced is in accordance with best practice and is fit for purpose.
  • Be involved in apprentice training.
  • To carry out any other ad hoc duties as instructed by the Minor Works Team Leader - Painting

Qualifications or Required Experience:

  • Ability to work unsupervised and as a team member.
  • Ability to carry/erect/climb and regularly work on step ladders/ladders and scaffolding in accordance with safe systems of work.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal/written instructions.
  • Ability to liaise and work with clients and members of the public.
  • Ability to work in inclement weather.
  • Ability to work overtime if required.
  • Ability to travel between the depot and work locations.