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 Painter - Building Operations
Location: 500 South Denver, Tulsa, OK
Openings: 2
Job Definition: Under general supervision, prepares, paints and maintains interior and exterior surfaces of county buildings.
Job Grade: C
Description: Paints wall, ceilings, furniture and furnishings; prepares wood, metal, plaster, and sheet rock surfaces for painting by filling cracks, holes, and scratches with metal or wood putty and spackling paste. Cleans surfaces by scrubbing with water and detergent; removes old finishes with paint remover. Estimates quantities of materials and supplies needed, such as sealers, varnish, water, and oil base paints, shellacs, thinners, stains, pastes, tape and sandpaper. Mixes and blends paints and stains to proper color and consistence; seals, paints, stains and finishes surfaces using brushes, rollers, and paint spray equipment and hand tools; sands surface between coats. Floats tapes and cement cover over sheet rock joints with broad knife; sands dry taped surfaces lightly before painting. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Skills: Skill in mixing paints and stains; and in application of paints with brush, rollers or spray equipment. Knowledge of painting methods; of mixing and blending paints; and of departmental policies and procedures. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment; to discriminate between colors; to maintain the physical stamina necessary to perform heavy manual labor; and to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Education / Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and broad trade knowledge equivalent to two years of training received in a formal apprentice program in painting and over three years experience in painting or related field; or any equivalent combination of education or experience, substituting one year of satisfactory full time paid employment for one year of the required education with a maximum substitution of two years.
Licenses/Certificates: Valid Oklahoma Drivers License
Salary Range: $2,108.60 - $2,424.89 per month
Work Schedule: 6am – 2:30pm, Monday through Friday
Tulsa County Benefits: Benefit Summary

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