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Painter Job Description

A Painter job description template to hire for your Construction department.

About the Painter position

We are looking for a Painter to help us with proper decoration of the interior and exterior of structuresÙ« buildings and other surfacesÙ« delivering high-quality painting work. Your duties will include obtaining both practical and aesthetic benefits with your painting work.

You should be knowledgeable in selecting the right material for their jobÙ« have experience in painting with various tools and in various heights and spaces while observing all safety measures. We also expect you to be reliable and deft as well as possess great attention to detail.


Painter responsibilities are:

  • Examine surfaces to determine the kind and amount of work necessary after reading blueprints and instructions
  • Prepare sites before starting the work: performing building scaffoldingÙ« covering fixtures etc.
  • Perform scrapingÙ« using sandpaperÙ« removing old paint etc. to prepare walls and other surfaces for painting
  • Fix cracks and holesÙ« filling them with appropriate materialÙ« such as plaster
  • Prepare rights colors and textures by mixing paint and other materials
  • Paint surfaces according to instructions with various tools
  • Make final arrangements of painted surfacesÙ« applying varnish and other finishes
  • Analyze costs and negotiate prices
  • Ensure the compliance with all health and safety requirements


Painter requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working on a Painter position
  • Significant experience with various painting materialsÙ« including selectingÙ« mixing and applying them
  • Excellent knowledge of commercial and/or construction painting techniques
  • Good experience of using appropriate toolsÙ« such as brushesÙ« caulking guns and so on
  • Strong basic math skills
  • Manual dexterity with excellent balance to work on scaffoldingÙ« ladders etc.
  • Strong creativity with great attention to detail
  • Successful completion of a painter apprenticeship
  • High school diploma

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