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Painter Assistant III - Facilities Services

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Painter Assistant III

MR04 – Starting rate depending on experience

Under direct supervision the Painter Assistant assists with preparing and repairing interior and exterior buildings, walls, ceilings and other components and paints them.


Paint different surfaces (interior and exterior)

Prepare surfaces for painting; scraping, sanding, cleaning, patching and repairing walls (Drywall and plaster), pressure washing

Clean work area and leave in its original condition


Minimum/Required Qualifications (include education, experience, skills and abilities, licenses and certifications);

Valid Tennessee Driver’s License

High school diploma or GED

This is an entry level position.  No experience is necessary.

Must be able to test, pass, and wear a respirator.

Applicant should be able to lift, climb and work at varying heights. 

·       Must have some knowledge of proper ladder use.

·       Must have some knowledge of proper hand tool use.

·       Must have some knowledge of safe work practices, be in good physical health and able to perform moderately strenuous work activities.

Job: Crafts
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Fs Construction
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jan 8, 2024, 4:41:09 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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