The Painter performs routine painting maintenance functions, in-house construction projects, and finishing of cabinets and casework.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Reads work order or receives instructions from supervisor regarding painting.
Evaluates and performs roof repairs on all types of roofs.
Smoothes surfaces and removes old paint from surfaces to prepare surfaces for painting.
Fills mail holes, cracks, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster or other filler.
Removes fixtures such as pictures and electric switch covers from walls prior to painting.
Spreads drop cloths over floors and room furnishings, and covers surfaces such as baseboards, doorframes, and windows with masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting.
Paints new or repaired drywall or plaster walls with brushes, spray guns or paint rollers.
Erects scaffolding or sets up ladders to perform duties.
Assists in the facilities review process by doing annual inspections and providing information for the facilities inventory system.
Performs other related duties as required.
Education, Experience, and Licenses
High school graduate or GED required.
Three years experience in basic painting, wall finishing and roof repair is required. Previous experience in a paint or maintenance shop environment is preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Journeyman Painter preferred. Must have valid Driver's License and be able to meet the University's insurance requirements for driving University vehicles.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read, understand and interpret procedure manuals, work orders, equipment operating instructions, blueprints, specifications and general correspondence.
Ability to read and accurately complete maintenance requests, time sheets, and supply requests.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Ability to effectively communicate with staff, students, administration and visitors.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Requires the ability to be accountable for inventory/property management.
Requires the ability to use or repair small/light equipment, such as power tools.
Requires the ability to use or repair medium equipment and machinery.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; stand and work on their feet for several hours at a time; bend, stoop, climb ladders and/or stairs; use hands to finger, handle, feel or use a computer keyboard; reach with hands and arms; and lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. The employee is frequently required to work overhead using a ladder or scaffolding; and talk or hear including the use of a telephone and 2 way radio. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, texture perception, color perception, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires the ability to see, smell, and hear.
Typically the employee works indoors, in classroom, business office and athletic facility environments with a moderate noise level. Frequently the employee is required to work in the paint shop doing finish or refinishing work on cabinets and furniture. Occasionally the employee will be required to work outside painting buildings, structures and parking lots doing construction, repair and maintenance functions.
NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Internal Number: 1449327
About Missouri Southern State University
Missouri Southern State University is a four year liberal arts public institution serving more than 5,000 students in over 140 academic programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Internationally-focused semesters and enriching cultural events in theatre, art, music and film create an engaging learning environment for students and citizens of the region. MSSU is located in Joplin, MO, which is considered to be the Crossroads of America, and serves as the commercial hub for the four states area. Joplin is a resilient and vibrant city with a population of over 50,000 serving a metropolitan statistical area of 208,000. There is quick and easy access to Northwest Arkansas, Kansas City, and Tulsa, as well as numerous outdoor activities and attractions throughout the Ozarks.