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Grade 22

CLOSE DATE
07/18/2022

SUMMARY

Conducts pre-painting work activities to include communication, preparing equipment needed for work orders, and driving to work sites. Practices appropriate precautions and general safety before and during painting activities, to include conducting safety checks on equipment, reading labels, spotting co-workers, alerting public, wearing protective gear, and attending safety meetings. Prepares surfaces for application of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, lacquer, etc., to include sanding, stripping, pressure washing, etc., for buildings, structures, equipment, and/or furniture. Selects, mixes, and applies appropriate paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to surfaces, trimmings, or fixtures for buildings, structures, equipment, and/or furniture for rust prevention or aesthetic purposes. This includes examining finished surfaces to verify conformance to specifications. Completes post-painting work activities to include conducting preventive maintenance of all paint-related equipment, documenting activities (e.g., completing forms, checklists, work orders, etc.), cleaning work sites, replacing materials, and disposing of stains, paints, lacquers, varnishes, enamels, etc., as required by the jurisdiction, department, and/or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

TYPICAL JOB DUTIES:

Conducts pre-painting work activities to include communication, preparing equipment needed for work orders, and driving to work sites.
Practices appropriate precautions and general safety before and during painting activities, to include conducting safety checks on equipment, reading labels, spotting co-workers, alerting public, wearing protective gear, and attending safety meetings.
Prepares surfaces for application of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, lacquer, etc., to include sanding, stripping, pressure washing, etc., for buildings, structures, equipment, and/or furniture.
Selects, mixes, and applies appropriate paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to surfaces, trimmings, or fixtures for buildings, structures, equipment, and/or furniture for rust prevention or aesthetic purposes. This includes examining finished surfaces to verify conformance to specifications.
Completes post-painting work activities to include conducting preventive maintenance of all paint-related equipment, documenting activities (e.g., completing forms, checklists, work orders, etc.), cleaning work sites, replacing materials, and disposing of stains, paints, lacquers, varnishes, enamels, etc., as required by the jurisdiction, department, and/or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

The following Minimum Qualifications are required for this job. You must demonstrate possession of these qualifications by providing a detailed description of your related experience in the work history section of your application. Please note that replicating or restating these minimum qualifications or the information from the Personnel Board’s job description as your own work experience will result in your disqualification. Please describe your work experience in your own words to represent the work you have performed that is related to the minimum qualifications for this job.

Option A:

Driver’s License.
Commercial Painter Apprenticeship Program Graduate.

Option B:

Driver’s License.
Bridge/Industrial Painter Apprenticeship Program Graduate.

Option C:

Driver’s License.
Experience working in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations paint setting (i.e., in a paint craft setting).
Experience mixing paints and primers.
Experience priming, painting, and preparing different surface types (e.g. drywall, plaster, metal, wood, and masonry).
Experience using chemicals such as thinners and cleaners.
Experience setting up and working from scaffolding, lifts, and ladders.
Experience using the correct sealant (e.g., caulking) for the materials being painted.
Experience matching paints and determining what types of paints to use on different surfaces.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
None.

COMPETENCIES:

Adaptability & Flexibility.
Oral Communication & Comprehension.
Planning & Organizing.
Reviewing, Inspecting & Auditing.
Self-Management & Initiative.
Teamwork & Interpersonal.
Technical & Job-Specific Knowledge.
Technical Skills.

CRITICAL KNOWLEDGES:

Knowledge of various types of paint (e.g., latex, alkyd) and gloss (e.g., flat, satin, semi-gloss, gloss) and their appropriate applications.
Knowledge of appropriate thinners to use when thinning oil based paint or cleaning painting supplies.(e.g., acetone, toluene, turpentine)
Knowledge of the weather’s effect (e.g., humidity, temperature, sunlight) on surface preparation and painting activities.
Knowledge of proper methods and techniques (e.g., scraping, washing, sanding, etc.) to prepare surfaces (e.g., wood, plaster, metal, etc.) for painting (e.g., clean, dry, free of grease, oils, flaking/loose paint) .
Knowledge of various types of chemicals (e.g., bleach) and primers (e.g., KILZ) to remove or kill stains (e.g., water, smoke) and when to use them on various surfaces (e.g., wood, metal, plastic).

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is performed both within employer-owned facilities such as workshop, warehouse, or station and in field locations such as external places of business, residence, and construction worksites.
Work involves use of various hand tools such as paint brushes, rollers, hammer, screwdrivers, wrenches, etc. and electrical, gas, or air powered tools and equipment such as paint guns and pressure washers.
May have to work at heights up to 100 feet. May be exposed to weather conditions such as extreme hot or cold temperatures.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Job involves occasional moderate physical exertion required for occasional prolonged periods of lifting, carrying, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, balancing, and climbing.
May involve regular lifting of items or objects weighing up to 75 lbs.

DISCLAIMER: This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of the job duties, responsibilities, or skills and abilities required to do the job and may be changed at the discretion of the Personnel Board at any time.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Persons requiring special conditions to accommodate a disability when completing the application should contact the Personnel Board at
205-279-3500 before the announcement closing date. Qualified applicants who believe they will need reasonable accommodation in the examination process should complete and submit an Accommodation Request Form. You may obtain an Accommodation Request Form by contacting our ADA Ombudsperson at ADAO@pbjcal.org, or by accessing the “Request for Accommodation” form through the following website:

http://www.pbjcal.org/

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Personnel Board of Jefferson County (Personnel Board) provides a public personnel system based on merit principles. The Personnel Board strives for the constant improvement of the public service by employing and developing the best qualified persons available. The Personnel Board provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, political beliefs, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Employment decisions are made by the Merit System municipality or governmental agency in which the position exists. Each Merit System municipality, agency, or jurisdiction administers its own equal employment opportunity programs in compliance with applicable state and/or federal laws and regulations.