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Painter

4523 Military Avenue

Omaha, NE 68104

402-556-9373

 

Four (4) year apprenticeship

 

The painter applies coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel or lacquers to decorate and protect interior and exterior surfaces, trimmings and fixtures of building and other structures. The painter prepares surfaces to receive paint or other finishes. A painter caulks, fills nail holes, and makes other repairs, etc. before painting. The painter applies paint and other materials with brush, roller, trowel and spray gun. A painter may also work with all wall coverings to include vinyl and fabrics.

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

At least 18 years of age

Physically fit to perform work of the trade

 

Familiarity with construction is helpful

 

Needs to furnish own hand tools

 

Work will be both outdoors and indoors

 

The apprentice will receive increment wage rate increases based on a percentage of the journeyworker rate, beginning at approximately 50% of journeyworker pay.

 

The apprentice will be required to attend related training classes, most likely in the evenings.

 

Condensed Work Experience:

 

Surface preparation for paints and stains

Priming

Paints (oil, latex, enamel, etc.)

Lacquers

Varnishes

Stains

Spray painting

Wallpapering

Abrasive blasting

Lead abatement

Drywall taping and finishing

Blueprint reading

Care, use and operation of tools and equipment used by the painter

 

Applications taken year round

 

Benefits include:  Pension Plan, Health Insurance, Training and Education, Vacation, 401k Plan

 



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