Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: November 10, 2019
$67,067 - $75,523
The Painter/Signage performs journey-level work related to
preparing and painting walls, ceilings, floors, woodwork, stucco
and masonry for interior and exterior campus facilities. The
Painter will install, finish and patch/repair drywall and stucco
walls. Applies paints, stains, and other topcoats and finishes with
rollers, brushers and sprayers. Performs lead abatement on interior
and exterior surfaces, metals and woodwork. Responsible for
following all safety procedures while performing tasks related to
the painting trade; such as but not limited to preparation of areas
prior to painting, mixing paints and applying paints to all types
of surfaces. Maintains clear and accurate documentation of all
operating data, inspections, testing and maintenance (corrective
and/or preventative) performed. Updates equipment documentation,
specifications and drawings, as needed. Reviews and updates all
shop logs, both paper and electronic according to updates and
changes. Responds to emergency situations to mitigate and/or
resolve immediate paint concerns or safety issues. Reviews and
creates blueprints/drawings, and specifications for new
construction and retrofit/renovation projects according to building
code requirements. Responds to emergency situations during or after
hours for the purposes of resolving immediate safety concerns.
Performs all job duties in adherence with University and
departmental safety guidelines. Maintains a positive attitude and
communicates effectively with colleagues, supervisors, staff,
faculty and students.
Facilities Services is one of the largest departments at UC
Riverside employing nearly 400 career employees. Facilities
Services provides exceptional service in maintaining an environment
conducive of teaching, learning, living, working and research for
the entire campus community. The department maintains buildings,
facilities and landscape totaling over 6 million square feet across
1,350 acres of campus. We are a team of service oriented
professionals focused on exceptional client engagement, continuous
improvement and development opportunities.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
4 years of journey-level experience in the painting skilled trade
related to maintenance repair and construction and/or completion of
a certified apprenticeship program; or an equivalent combination of
education, training and experience.
Knowledge and experience of the proper and safe usage for paints,
solvents, chemicals common to the painting skilled trade. Knowledge
and experience with colorants, paints, primers, solvents, patching
compounds, sealers, lacquers, enamels, epoxies, and thinners.
Knowledge and experience in safe and proper procedures with
removal/abatement of lead based paint.
Skill in operating shop equipment and tools common to the skilled
trade. Skilled use of power and hand tools related to
maintenance/painting including but not limited to rollers, brushes,
airless and conventional sprayers, hammers, screwdrivers, sanders,
scrapers, grinders, wall texturing machines, pressure washers,
Ability to effectively communicate and understand safety
regulations and hazards. Knowledge in safe and proper procedures
when hazardous materials are suspected. Ability to estimate time,
methods and materials needed from construction documents. Ability
to read and understanding documents such as complex technical
procedures, work instructions, blue prints, plans, manuals,
specifications, and diagrams.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers,
supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional
customer service. Ability to follow verbal and written
instructions. Ability to record information accurately as is
necessary to perform the job responsibilities.
Physical requirements: ability to work from ladders, scaffolds,
man-lifts, and boom trucks or stages at varying heights of up to 25
feet above grade; ability to lift up to 75 pounds; ability to
perform repetitive lifting, bending, stooping, climbing, kneeling,
pushing, pulling and reaching. Ability to lift, load, carry, move
and manipulate various building materials; ability to work in areas
where noise levels may exceed 90 dB. Ability to withstand frequent
exposure to extreme temperature conditions up to 125 degrees F
(boiler rooms, steam pits, outdoor weather, etc.). Ability to
follow safe precautions and utilize appropriate safety devices,
equipment and gear to safely perform physical requirements and
Environmental requirements: ability to work in confined and dusty
spaces and wear respirator or other required safety gear. Ability
to work outdoors in extreme and inclement weather conditions
ranging from high heat with humidity, to freezing, rainy, and windy
conditions. Ability to work around and be exposed to unpleasant
sights and smells, dangerous and/or hazardous substances. Ability
to drive a van or pick-up truck and ability to safely work around
moving vehicles, machinery and equipment. Ability to follow safe
precautions and utilize appropriate safety devices, equipment and
gear to safely perform duties with exposure to environmental
Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays. Ability to
work occasional scheduled and unscheduled overtime, emergency
call-back, and a flexible schedule as needed.
Hired candidate must pass a background check through the Department
of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) prior to
appointment start date; must obtain or possess a valid CA Driver
License in accordance with California Department of Motor Vehicles;
must participate in the campus DMV pull; and successfully complete
a pre-employment physical examination.
Lead abatement certification/license.
Experience and/or certification of training in fork lifts, lifts
and/or boom truck operations.
Prior experience and ability to prioritize work orders, routine
work, emergency requests and ability to choose the proper materials
or equipment to accomplish work in the most expeditious and safe
Basic knowledge and technical skills with computer programs and
applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Design Cad 2, etc.).
Experience working with a diverse student, staff, faculty and
visitor population and ability to provide exemplary customer
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017
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