R Silva Enterprises LLC Painting Specialist Indianapolis, IN · Full time

As a Painting Specialist, you will be responsible for performing various painting projects for residential and commercial properties. Your role will involve preparing surfaces, applying paint or other finishes, and ensuring high-quality workmanship. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in painting techniques, excellent color sense, and a commitment to delivering outstanding results.

Description

Responsibilities:

1. Surface Preparation:

  • Prepare surfaces by cleaning, sanding, and priming them as necessary.
  • Fill cracks, holes, and gaps with appropriate materials to ensure a smooth and even surface.
  • Mask and cover areas not to be painted, such as windows, trim, and floors, to protect them from paint splatter.

2. Paint Application:

  • Apply paint, stains, varnishes, or other finishes to various surfaces, such as walls, ceilings, doors, cabinets, and furniture, using brushes, rollers, or spray guns.
  • Select and mix paint colors to achieve desired shades and finishes.
  • Ensure consistent paint coverage and uniformity of color.
  • Apply multiple coats of paint as needed, allowing sufficient drying time between each coat.
  • Apply decorative finishes, such as glazes, faux finishes, and texture coats, when required.

3. Surface Repair and Maintenance:

  • Repair and patch damaged or deteriorated surfaces prior to painting.
  • Remove old paint or wallpaper using appropriate techniques and tools.
  • Inspect painted surfaces for flaws, such as cracks, peeling, or bubbling, and perform necessary touch-ups or repairs.

4. Safety and Risk Management:

  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to ensure the safety of yourself, team members, and clients.
  • Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety procedures at all times.
  • Handle and store paint, chemicals, and equipment safely.

5. Customer Service and Communication:

  • Interact professionally with clients to understand their painting needs and preferences.
  • Provide recommendations on color choices, finishes, and paint types.
  • Communicate effectively to understand project requirements and provide progress updates.
  • Address client inquiries, concerns, and requests in a timely and courteous manner.

6. Clean-Up and Maintenance:

  • Clean and maintain painting tools, brushes, rollers, and other equipment.
  • Ensure work areas are left clean and organized after completion of projects.
  • Dispose of paint cans, containers, and waste materials properly.


Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Painting Specialist or in a similar role, with a strong background in interior and exterior painting.
  • Excellent knowledge of painting techniques, tools, materials, and finishes.
  • Proficiency in using brushes, rollers, spray guns, and other painting equipment.
  • Ability to mix and match paint colors accurately.
  • Knowledge of different paint types and their applications.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to achieve smooth, even finishes.
  • Ability to repair and prepare surfaces for painting.
  • Excellent color sense and understanding of color harmonies.
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and guidelines related to painting work.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Physical stamina and ability to perform painting tasks that may involve lifting, climbing, and working in various environments.
  • Valid driver's license.

Salary

$16 - $30 per hour