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DynCorp International LLC. Painter in WASHINGTON, DC, District Of Columbia

Job Summary

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ThePainterwill smooth and finish surfaces and paint floors, walls, and miscellaneous surfaces using a variety of tools and materials.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Apply paint, stain, varnish, enamel, and other finishes to equipment, buildings and other structures, using brushes, spray guns, or rollers.

  • Apply primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces, such as bare wood or metal, for finish coats.

  • Cover surfaces with canvas drop cloth or masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting.

  • Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster; or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives.

  • Read work orders or receive instructions from supervisors in order to determine work requirements.

  • Remove fixtures such as frames, door knobs, lamps, and electric switch covers prior to painting.

  • Remove old finishes by stripping, sanding, wire brushing, burning, or using water and/or abrasive blasting.

  • Smooth surfaces, using sandpaper, scrapers, brushes, steel wool, and/or sanding machines.

  • Erect scaffolding and swing gates, or set up ladders, to work above ground level.

  • Waterproof buildings, using waterproofing membranes and caulking.

  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of preparation and painting of equipment, buildings and other structures, support equipment, and components, for both interior and exterior work.

  • Ability to work independently with good decision-making skills.

  • Ability to recognize occupational hazards of the painting trade and take precautionary measures as needed.

  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.

Experience & Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Two (2) years of experience in a paint preparation, painting, sanding and scuffing or related field required.

  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Ability to lift/carry at least 50 lbs.

  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.

  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.

Job: *Facilities / Maintenance / Repair

Title: Painter

Location: UNITED STATES-DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON, DC

Requisition ID: 2001208

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.

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