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Painter (Paint Shop)

Employer
San Diego State University
Location
San Diego, California
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Job Details

Job no: 499554
Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Temporary, Full Time

Position Summary

Painter – Under general supervision, incumbent performs the full range of skilled painter work including preparation of surfaces for painting and finishing (scraping, sanding, patching, caulking, glazing and applying fillers and primers) and the application of finishes (using brush, roller, spray and electro-static spray equipment). Mixes and matches paints and finishes; performs sand and water blasting; erects scaffolding and hangs rigging. 

Objectives – Provide an “Industry Best Practice” preventive maintenance organization to the San Diego State University community.

Expectations – Provide a thorough and accurate accounting of time and materials. Complete all routine work assignments and perform all additional duties as assigned. Incumbent maintains equipment and a safe and clean working environment.  Consistent meeting of university needs in a timely and professional manner with increasingly improved skill.  Follow-up on every project or task to ensure that all items are completed to the satisfaction of the FS Associate Director. Maintains a responsible attendance record, punctuality and consistent meeting of deadlines.  Builds and maintains internal and external customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization. Seeks feedback, is responsive to stakeholders and takes appropriate action for the situation.

Performs work in a manner that supports and facilitates the work of others in Facilities Services and the university community. Maintains a positive and cooperative working relationship with members of the department and campus community by practicing individual dignity, using tact and diplomacy, and always being respectful and civil. Utilizes respectful communication when dealing with people in all situations, demonstrating restraint, fairness and firmness. Works effectively to understand by carefully listening and working to be understood. Demonstrates restraint, fairness and firmness with all people in all situations.

Must be able to effectively communicate and successfully interact with a variety of individuals in a diverse environment at all levels of the organization. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work appropriately within the department hierarchy. Communicates effectively to resolve problems and proactively resolve conflicts or disagreements in the workplace, makes suggestions and ask pertinent questions to facilitate effective communication.

Must be able to perform strenuous physical work while using mechanical aptitude and motor coordination. Ability to implement safety procedures, resolve problems and improve safety in the workplace. Works to instill in others the importance of workplace safety rules and regulations and takes appropriate actions. Ability to conduct hazard assessments, address hazards appropriately and apply controls as appropriate to address/mitigate hazards; promptly follow-up on health and safety risks, taking appropriate action(s) and provides necessary reports and documentation.

For more information regarding Facilities Services, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), this position is benefit eligible, temporary position anticipated to end 15 weeks from start date. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and are eligible for overtime compensation. Standard work hours are Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Experience

Knowledge: Work requires thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the painting trade including painting, finishing, drywall, and paperhanging; and a thorough knowledge of the applicable state codes and regulations, including the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California.

Abilities: Must be able to apply paints and finishes neatly and accurately; mix paints and finishes and match colors; erect and work from scaffolds, rigging and ladders; select the most appropriate materials; read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications; make rough sketches; estimate cost, time and materials of painting work; maintain records and retrieve data using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations; read and write at a level appropriate to the position; and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position. Incumbents may be required to possess a California Driver’s License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to operate.

These abilities normally would be acquired through any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard painter’s apprenticeship program.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Valid California Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years of experience painting in commercial setting
  • Two years of experience in drywall finishing
  • APPA EFP Credential
  • LEED Green Associate

Machines, tools, equipment, software, and motor vehicles used in the performance of duties:

Work may include driving pickups and other automotive equipment and operating various machines (computer and related complex software, iPod Touch or other hand held devices, calculator, using material moving equipment including hand trucks, carts, forklifts, and pallet jacks; operating and use of access equipment including ladders, scaffolding, aerial boom and scissor lift; ability to use painting equipment including airless sprayer, water pressure washer, abrasive blaster, and spray texture machine, etc.) and lifting and transporting equipment, material and supplies up to 50 pounds (in excess of 50 pounds with assistance).

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,726 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,402 - $6,904 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on August 2, 2021. To receive full consideration, please apply by August 1, 2021. This position will remain open until filled. 

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Jasleen Aguilar at [email protected].

Advertised: Jul 16, 2021 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled

Company

Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 89 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 21 areas. SDSU's approximately 32,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future.

SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.

Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.

Learn More About:

Research: Since 2000, SDSU faculty and staff have attracted more than $1.7 billion in grants and contracts for research and programs ranging from cardiovascular disease to marine biology.

Diversity: SDSU ranks No. 19 in the nation for racial diversity and among the top universities for economic diversity. SDSU was ranked No. 11 in the nation and No. 4 in California for bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook for Higher Education

International Study: SDSU offers 350 international education programs in 50 countries. Nearly 12,000 students have studied abroad in the past 12 years.

Community Service: SDSU is a recognized leader in innovative efforts to improve urban K-12 education. The City Heights Educational Collaborative and Compact for Success both positively impact the academic achievement of elementary, middle and high school students in the local area.

Sustainability: Sustainability is an every-day part of the university culture at San Diego State University. Students, faculty and staff all participate in a myriad of ways, from festivals, to research to academic programs. In spring 2014, SDSU opens its first LEED Platinum Certified building — the 206,000 square-foot Aztec Student Union.

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Telephone
619-594-5200
Location
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego
CA
92182
United States
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