MAINTENANCE PAINTER II
DISTINGUSHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for performing skilled work in the maintenance and painting of public buildings, fixtures and various equipment. The maintenance aspect of this class requires an ability to perform a variety of repair tasks related to the completion of a job assignment. This class is distinguished from Maintenance Painter I by the ability to perform a job with a higher degree of skill and complete an assignment of a finished basis. Technical supervision and assistance may be given to subordinate workers. Instructions regarding the nature of the work to be done are usually general and some independence may be exercised in completing the assigned task 'Work is subject to review upon completion and/or occasional on‑the‑job inspection. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Prepares surfaces to be painted, cleans work area, removing dirt, scales, rust, old paint, grease and other foreign matter; scrapes, sands, spackles patches and putties work area.
Performs general painting tasks on interior and exterior surfaces insuring completion on a fine or finished basis.
May paint motor equipment using these same techniques.
Applies varnishes, shellac and other stains as necessary.
Sets up and dismantles rigging, scaffolding and ladders.
May do skilled sign paintings, silk‑screening, and stenciling.
May repair windows, floor tiles and replace broken glass.
Cleans and stores painting equipment and material.
Reports equipment repair and replacement needs to supervisor.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS‑ABILITTES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of principles, methods, tools, materials and practices of the painting trade. Good knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the work. Skill in the use and care of painting equipment. Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.
Three (3) years of work experience, or its part‑time equivalent, in commercial or residential contract painting.