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Painter

Apply now Job no: 531775
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades

Department: CPFM Facilities Services
Classification: Painter
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $20.62 - $26.00 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins

Position Closes May 30, 2023

Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to the online application, please submit a current resume that includes dates of employment.

Department Summary

Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant department, which comprises five units and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. We plan, build, maintain, and operate the infrastructure that supports the University of Oregon's mission of exceptional teaching, discovery, and public service. As stewards of a physical legacy, we enable the university community to achieve its potential by providing a campus that is safe, clean, beautiful, inspiring, and environmentally responsible.

Facilities Services (FS) is responsible for the management of human, financial and material resources, the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures related to the operation, maintenance, repair and minor renovation of university buildings, grounds and infrastructure systems. These services provide the University of Oregon community with a safe, efficient, reliable, functional and aesthetically pleasing learning environment in support of the University’s mission and vision.

The Paint Shop provides a safe and quality environment for students, staff, and community through maintenance and repair of interior and exterior facility architectural systems and components. This includes maintenance, repair, and installation of finish and coating systems.

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to perform the duties of a painter for Facilities Services at University of Oregon. This department believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. It is our expectation that each employee will offer their services whenever and wherever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

This position will often be responsible for all stages of a painting job. Preparing for each painting job by inspecting and prepping the work site, as well as preparing equipment and staff needed. This includes prepping the surface areas and the necessary coating materials, some mixing of materials to achieve the color and/or consistency required. This position will be responsible for the application of a wide variety of coating materials by brush, roller, and/or sprayer. Upon completion of a painting job and between work orders, this position will also be responsible for cleaning, servicing, and repairing all equipment necessary to completing the work. This also includes ordering and stocking supplies, tracking time and materials, and other miscellaneous job related tasks.

This position does not have budget authority. The Painter can be expected to provide direction, training and guidance to student paint crew(s). Interactions/contacts occur daily with the campus community in the course of performing work and responding to emergencies. Position works as a member of a team while frequently performing tasks independently. The Painter will be assigned a van with their own equipment and will be expected to complete tasks independently and as a team. Decisions may be made about the best method and materials necessary to perform a particular task. They may also include setting priorities, assessing customer needs, and responding to those needs. Work is reviewed regularly by the supervisor to ensure it is performed efficiently, safely, and meets both expectations and applicable requirements. A performance appraisal is conducted annually.

DRIVING REQUIREMENT:
It is an essential requirement of this position to qualify for and maintain UO driver's certification eligibility, which includes maintaining an Oregon driver’s license throughout employment in this position.

ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL
This unit may provide essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times.

Minimum Requirements

• Completed painter apprenticeship training and be a journey worker; OR
• Three years of varied painting experience.

Professional Competencies

• Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and university.
• Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective relationships for problem solving and positive interactions.
• Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing it.
• Pay close attention to detail.
• Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
• Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude.
• Model the highest ethical standards.
• Provide superior customer service.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working safely on ladders, scaffolding, scissor lifts and high lifts.
• Training in lead abatement
• Basic computer skills.
• Experience ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies.

FLSA Exempt: No


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.

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