Providence Health Care
Reporting to the Building Supervisor, performs skilled painting work at the journeyman level in the preparation of materials, equipment and surfaces, and the selection and application of paint, varnish, stain, wall coverings and/or other finishes to interior and exterior surfaces.
Qualifications / Skills and Education
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Painter and Decorator recognized by the Province of British Columbia. Two years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares surfaces for painting by removing old paint and mending cracks, scraping, brushing, sanding and/or burning off existing surfaces, and applying putty/plaster as required. Prepares paint and other finishes by mixing colours and/or paint ingredients and preparation. Removes wall hung items as required for painting and preparation and reinstalls upon completion of work. Applies other coverings to surfaces by cutting, pasting and applying materials such as wallpaper, fabric and/or vinyl. Prepares for work project by arranging work schedule with user departments and assembling required supplies, tools and equipment. Performs general clean up, erects scaffolding as required. Reviews work requests and consults with user departments regarding specifications and other project requirements; interprets blueprints, drawings and specifications in order to determine the materials and equipment required; calculates materials and labour in estimating cost of projects and makes recommendations as required. Assigns work tasks to designated staff and provides related training and orientation. Maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment and tools; completes related reports and records; recommends purchase of related supplies and equipment. Performs other related duties as assigned.
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.