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Traveling Commercial Painter



Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

PaintJet is redefining the industrial painting market by introducing advanced robotics, AI and material sciences to optimize the coating process. Our automated approach tackles the systemic labor shortage by focusing on increasing painter productivity and precision application while reducing material waste. We are hiring a Traveling Commercial Painter to ensure operational excellence as we scale the company nationwide. The primary responsibilities of this role are applying paint and coatings to various commercial surfaces while working in settings such as offices, warehouses, and construction sites. The ideal candidate will have basic painting skills and the ability to follow instructions from supervisors.

The Impact You'll Make in This Role:

The Traveling Commercial Painter is a highly skilled role and in this position, you will deliver high-quality painting services. The ideal Traveling Commercial Painter will also have the ability to adhere to safety protocols, operate painting equipment, and work collaboratively with other painters.

As PaintJet’s Traveling Commercial Painter, you will:

Painting Tasks:

  • Apply paint and coatings to surfaces using brushes, rollers, or sprayers.
  • Prepare surfaces for painting by cleaning, sanding, and priming as necessary.
  • Follow color schemes and coating specifications provided by project managers or clients.

Surface Preparation:

  • Clean and prepare surfaces before painting to ensure adhesion and a smooth finish.
  • Fill holes and cracks with appropriate fillers or sealants.
  • Mask and protect surrounding areas from paint splatter or overspray.

Safety Compliance:

  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) while painting.
  • Report any safety hazards or concerns to supervisors immediately.

Equipment Handling:

  • Operate painting equipment such as brushes, rollers, sprayers, and sanders safely and effectively.
  • Clean and maintain painting tools and equipment after use.
  • Notify supervisors of any equipment malfunctions or maintenance needs.

Team Collaboration:

  • Work collaboratively with other painters, contractors, and team members to complete projects on time and within specifications.
  • Follow instructions from supervisors and communicate any issues or concerns promptly.
  • Participate in team meetings and training sessions as required.

To set you up for success in this role from day one, PaintJet is looking for candidates who have the following:

Skills, Abilities, Attitude

  • Ability to follow instructions and work effectively in a team environment
  • Willingness to learn and develop painting skills through on-the-job training
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to producing quality work
  • Ability to work at heights and in various environmental conditions
  • Can-do mindset with the ability to multitask and maintain composure during stressful situations
  • High aptitude to learn quickly, assimilate to new teams and projects, and work well under pressure with appropriate attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal presence, and ability to collaborate cross-functionally with people from various teams and various backgrounds
  • Ability to inspire and influence those around you, even without direct management responsibility
  • Comfortable with the pace and dynamic environment within a growing organization

Education & Work Related Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Commercial painting experience required with basic knowledge of painting techniques and surface preparation methods
  • OSHA-10 required
  • Aerial boom lift certification preferred
  • Moderate proficiency with email, Google sheets, MS Office Suite preferred
  • CPR and First Aid certification preferred

Reasons why it pays to work at PaintJet (besides the pay itself!)

In addition to a hands-on, fun work environment with likable co-workers, PaintJet also offers:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 11 paid holidays and unlimited PTO
  • Health, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k)
  • Exceptional training opportunities

Target Pay: $22.00/hr, full-time

Work Hours: This position requires the incumbent to be available during core business hours

Work Location: Remote with travel to job sites regularly

Travel Requirements: This position requires the incumbent to travel for up to 80% of the time

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every. single. qualification. At PaintJet, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and just workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with 100% of the qualifications listed, we encourage you to still apply. Our hiring philosophy looks to weed people INTO our process, not weed them out! Who knows, you may be just the right candidate for a future role with PaintJet. Just go for it... submit your resume!

PaintJet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.