DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is skilled work involving the responsibility for the efficient performance of a variety of painting tasks and related maintenance jobs requiring a thorough knowledge of the trade. General supervision is provided by the Master Mechanic I and/or Master Mechanic II, with considerable leeway for the use of independent judgment in planning the details of each assignment. General supervision is exercised over subordinate Maintenance Painters, Laborers or other helpers, while fully participating in the work. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of the common practices, tools, terminology and accident precautions of the trade; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to communicate effectively with others in completing tasks; ability to operate common painting equipment; ability to rig and work from scaffolds; ability to lay out the work for self and others; good motor, hand and eye coordination; manual dexterity.
Three (3) years of experience as a skilled painter.
Access to transportation may be required to complete possible field work assignments in a timely and efficient manner.
Pending Jurisdictional Classification
Highways and Facilities Dept