Painter Job

Children's Health - Engineering and Safety Careers

Job Number: 51807

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 5-2-2017


Position Summary

This position is responsible for painting areas within the hospital and monitoring all cosmetic work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare surfaces and apply paint in various areas throughout the hospital using brushes, rollers, and spray guns.
  • Mix paints as necessary to achieve desired colors or to match surrounding areas.
  • Install and repair wall paper.
  • Install and repair plaster and sheet rock walls.
  • Install and repair cove base, various kinds of tile, ceiling tile, carpet, and floor tile.
  • Perform light carpentry work.
  • Perform and document preventive maintenance or renovations in patient rooms.
  • Order stock and maintain an inventory of necessary material.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required.



High school diploma or equivalent required.

Licenses & certifications


  • Four to Five years related/relevant experience is required.
  • Five to six years related experience is preferred.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • The ability to hear and communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner on the phone and in person.
  • The ability to interact effectively with varying personalities and in a fast paced environment.

Physical demands

  • This position requires physical coordination to use a keyboard or keypad, and visual and mental concentration to work on activities requiring precise hand-eye coordination and fine motor dexterity.
  • This position requires climbing, crawling, crouching or other unusual work positions, and the physical effort for performing light manual labor and lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling heavy objects.
  • The physical ability to use hand tools.
  • This position is often exposed to construction hazards.
  • This position requires continuous standing, walking, or moving around the work place.
  • This position requires observation of and rapid reaction to changeable operations.
  • This position requires the ability to analyze normal conditions for early problem detection and resolution.

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