The University of Southern California (USC) department of Facilities Planning & Management (FPM) is seeking a journey-level Painter to join its team.
The Work You Will Do
The Painter performs standard painting procedures. Estimates materials required for specific job components. Determines need to repair and/or replace equipment. Provides leadership and guidance to other employees; trains employees on specific skills and tasks as required.
Performs standard paint, furniture refinishing and decorating tasks. Works from blueprints, specifications and plans.
Estimates materials required for specific job components.
Performs plaster repair and other related types of repair.
Finishes drywall (taping).
Maintains clean job site throughout duration and cleans up job site following work completion. Maintains safe working conditions for self and others. Stores and maintains supplies, tools and equipment.
Provides leadership and guidance to others who perform similar work. Sets priorities and timelines and monitors the work of others.
Trains other journeymen, Zone Maintenance Technicians, or other employees specific skills and tasks, as required. Identifies additional training or defines needs for new or continuing training which would benefit staff.
Prepares reports and/or maintenance records, as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
The ideal candidate for the position of Painter has the following:
High School diploma or equivalent
Completion of four year apprenticeship program; however, four years of experience as a trade-related trainee may substitute for completion of a four year apprenticeship program
Additional 5 years minimum of journey-level Painter experience, performing standard trade-related procedures
General knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment
Experience in matching colors
Familiar with other trades
Familiar with city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other requirements for workplace safety. Familiar with painting and gas codes
About USC FPM
FPM (formerly named Capital Construction & Development / Facilities Management Services) is responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining the breadth of the facilities at USC, and is also dedicated to creating a safe environment for our USC community. Woven into every service, safety is of upmost importance. As FPM, this diverse group of innovative and talented professionals provide high quality facilities construction, operations and maintenance services at USC and serve as dedicated stewards of USC and FPM core values. FPM values employee recognition, accountability, collaboration, respect, and trust.
Come and join the FPM team â a team that works as trusted partners shaping an environment of innovation and excellence. Apply today!
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent and completion of four year apprenticeship programMinimum Experience: 5 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Four years experience as a trade-related trainee may substitute for completion of a four year apprenticeship program. Additional five years minimum experience must be as a journeyman. Experience performing standard trade-related procedures. General knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment. Experience in matching colors. Familiar with other trades. Familiar with city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other requirements for workplace safety. Familiar with painting and gas codes.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.