University of North Texas - Facilities Paint Technician I

The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Facilities Maintenance Technician I - Paint Technician I to join our team. ** POSITION TO START ON OR AFTER 09/01/2017 **Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Determines sequence of paint operations and methods to be used including need or advisability for scaffolding and rigging, color blending and matching required, time allowance between coats, order of application and number required, type and amount of materials needed, and areas to be painted according to specifications, blueprints, and sketches, written or verbal instructions, and trade practice. * Sets up for job by mixing, blending, and matching paint to proper color and consistency as required and when necessary, directing the erection of scaffolding and rigging. * Performs such typical operations as applying decorative and/or protective finish coats to such items as office furniture (as desks, chairs, tables, cabinets, picture frames, blackboards, and Venetian blinds), office interiors, rolling stock, etc. Rubs down and mirror finishes office furniture. Applies trim to office interiors using a trim brush. * Performs painting, applying prime or finish coats, on exteriors and interiors which require working from scaffolding. The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. The successful candidate will possess a High school diploma/GED equivalent and one year experience in related maintenance/repair field. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:* Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task.* Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance.* Knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings.* Ability to use basic shop math applications.* Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs.* Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather.* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.* Valid driver's license and ability to drive a vehicle, and maintain coverage under University auto insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.