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Certified Painter Apprentice/Facilities Management
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Job ID: 2017-00370
Certified Painter Apprentice/Facilities Management
August 24, 2017
Open until filled
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Employment Status: Full-time, "non-exempt" temporary position.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 5, 2017.
The candidates that most meet the departments's needs and meet the required qualifications will be invited to take a written exam to assess "Basic General Skills". A separate email will be sent with information for the written exam.
The Facilities Management Department is a unit within the Administration and Finance division and is responsible for the management and development of facilities on campus. The Painter Apprentice works within the Building and Mechanical Services shop which is responsible for providing quality maintenance and minor repair and renovation services.
Under immediate supervision, in a trainee capacity, the Painter Apprentice performs a variety of progressively more complex painting tasks and performs related work, as required.
Incumbents in this apprentice classification are instructed in and learn with graduated responsibility in the following areas:
Scraping, sanding and filling surfaces in preparation for painting and finishing.
Assisting journey-level Painters in applying undercoats and finish coats by brush or by spray machine.
Learning paperhanging and assist journey-level workers in this procedure.
Learning to mix and match paints and finishes.
Becoming proficient in the process of erecting scaffolding.
Learning the cleansing and maintenance of brushes and other materials.
Painting simple signs and learning methods of selecting, ordering and storing various painting materials.
Making simple reports, keeping simple records and a daily log of work completed.
Recording progression through the work processes listed in the training guidelines.
Incumbents in this apprentice classification are instructed in and learn to perform a full range of responsible tasks during their designated training period. Incumbents scrape, sand and fill surfaces in preparation for painting and finishing; assist journey-level Painters in applying undercoats and finish coats by brush or by spray machine; learn paperhanging and assist journey-level workers in this procedure; learn to mix and match paints and finishes; become proficient in the process of erecting scaffolding; learn the cleansing and maintenance of brushes and other materials; paint simple signs and learn methods of selecting, ordering and storing various painting materials; keep simple records, and a daily log of work completed and records of their progression through the work processes listed in their training guidelines.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Entry to this apprentice classification requires the possession of a high school diploma, California GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience; learn and apply the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California.
Knowledge and Abilities
Follow oral and written instructions.
Read, write and perform such tasks at a level appropriate for the duties.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Perform basic arithmetic computations;
Learn and apply the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California.
Work in a trainee capacity, demonstrating continued progress and improvement in work habits, knowledge and abilities
Demonstrate a definite interest in a career as a crafts painter.
Meet all the criteria as defined in the CSU and SETC Apprenticeship Standards Addendum.
Duties may involve the use of a state vehicle which would necessitate possession of a valid California driver's license and the successful completion of the campus Defensive Driving examination.
Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-60 lbs.; must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 20-50% of day sitting, 20-50% of day standing, 20-50% of day walking
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
Perform necessary paint, finishing, and paper hanging to property interior and exterior surfaces.
Apply paint, varnish, stain, etc. to interior and exterior surfaces with brushes, rollers, and/or sprayers.
Properly prepare surfaces prior to application of finish including but not limited to sanding, filling holes, and cleaning.
Maintain all paints and painting supplies.
Perform preventative maintenance as needed.
Other duties as assigned by management.
High school diploma preferred.
Three (3) years of previous paint and paperhanging experience preferred.
Must have hand and finger dexterity necessary to accomplish duties.
Must be able to stand for extended periods of time during a shift.
Other physical requirements include but are not limited to grasping, reaching, climbing, kneeling, bending, and twisting.
Must possess knowledge of necessary equipment and the appropriate safety standards.
Knowledge of all necessary hand tools and painting equipment.
Must be able to match paint and wallpaper colors.
Must be able to obtain/maintain any necessary certifications and/or licenses.
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