Job Description

Job Title: Painter (Children's Hospital)
Job ID: 41120156
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Children's Hospital of Pgh
Department: Plant Maintenance
Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224


Under the general guidance and direction of the Manager of Operation, performs a variety of painting, construction, repair and maintenance services in and around the buildings of the hospital complex.

  • Remove snow and ice.
  • Erect scaffolding or ladders, speard cloth or canvas over floor and furniture for protection.
  • Smooth or prep surfaces using sandpaper, wire brushes, or steel wool.
  • Smoothes surfaces using sandpaper, putty knives, wet sponge, etc.
  • Cleaning and maintaining of all equipment necessary to perform any painting task.
  • Remove old paint from surfaces using paint remover, scrapers, and wire brushes.
  • Paint surfaces using brushes, spray guns, or paint rollers as necessary.
  • Install and repair wall covering.
  • Record time and material expended.
  • Wash walls when necessary
  • Prepares drywall wall board system with smooth finish for paint.
  • Select pre-mixed paints or prepare paint to match specified colors by blending and mixing required portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying substances.
  • Properly fill joints, nails and screw holes and cracks.


  • High school diploma is required.
  • Trade or vocational school degree plus 4 year apprenticeship 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:
  • Driver's License
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: Yes

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