Job Description

Job Title: Journeyman-Painter
Job ID: 702672
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Maint L_O
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232


Mix and apply paint provided by using brush, roller or spray. Perform minor repairs to surface. May be required to install and repair UL-rated fire stop products.

  • Assist carpenters in construction projects, stud walls, hang drywall, demolition, installation of grid work, rile and acoustical ceilings.
  • Custom surface finishing, grouting, installation and setting of ceramic tile, stone and marble; repair/replacement of existing materials.
  • Maintain clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
  • 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.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures, including setting up appropriate level of infection control containment (ICRA) based on risk level and maintaining the integrity of that containment.
  • Perform any maintenance work required in which skills can be utilized.
  • Perform fire barrier preventive maintenance and maintain code knowledge base.
  • Perform minor repair jobs on walls, floor leveling and surface preparation/masonry repairs as needed before painting.
  • Record personal work orders and submit hours on a daily basis.
  • Refinish furniture, stain, lacquer, paint and polish.


  • High school diploma/GED is required. 
  • Minimum of three years full-time experience as a painter in industry, commercial or an institution.  
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance (must be provided within 30 days of hire)  
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance (must be provided within 30 days of hire)
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Driver's License

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

Salary Range: $22.60 to $39.11

Union Position: No

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