Job Description

Job Title: Painter
Job ID: 687898
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Plant Maintenance
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237


The painter will mix and apply paint provided by using brush, roller or spray. Must be able to finish drywall and perform plaster related repairs at industry standard production levels. Perform inspections of fire separation and fire stopping. Install and repair fire stopping at UL standards and certify their own installations.

  • Assist carpenters in construction projects, stud walls, hang drywall, demolition, installation of grid work, tile, and acoustical ceilings. 
  • Perform fire barrier preventive maintenance and maintain code knowledge base.
  • Custom tile installation and setting; repair/replacement of existing materials. 
  • Surface finishing and grouting of tile, stone and marble.
  • Floor leveling and surface preparation/masonry.
  • Preparation and installation of ceramic tile, stone and marble.
  • Maintain clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop area.
  • Mix and apply paint at the rate of 2,000 square feet per eight-hour-day on smooth or pre-finished walls, 1,200 square feet per eight-hour-day on rough walls, including but not restricted to concrete or masonry block, rough plaster, acoustical tile and others of similar texture.
  • Order material necessary for any job.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Perform any maintenance work required in which skills can be utilized.
  • Perform minor repair jobs on walls before painting.
  • Perform masonry repairs as needed.
  • Record personal work orders and submit hours on a daily basis.
  • Refinish furniture, stain, lacquer, paint, and polish.
  • Responsible for setting-up appropriate level of infection control containment (ICRA) based on risk level and maintaining the integrity of that containment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. 
  • Minimum of one year experience as a painter in industry, commercial or an institution.  
  • Preferred completion of a certified apprentice painting program.  
  • Must have working knowledge of fire rated applications and installation standards.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • OFSA: Act 73 Department of Aging Clearance is required and must be obtained within 90 days if not a resident of Pennsylvania for 2 years prior to hire.
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Driver's License

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 to $0

Union Position: Yes

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