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Painter-UPMC Mercy-Full Time


UPMC Mercy is hiring a Full-Time Painter to support out Pittsburgh, PA location!

Monday - Friday 7:00a.m. - 3:30p.m. 

Rotating Weekends Schedule: 2 weekends on, 6 weekends off. This will continue throughout the year!

To perform all painting and vinyl wall covering as required within the hospital.



  • Paint surfaces using brushes, spray gun, electrostatic spray equipment, or paint roller. Remove existing wall covering and prepare walls to accept new wall covering.
  • Rig stage or erects scaffolding. Spread cloth or canvas over floors and furniture to protect them from spattered paint. Responsible for cleaning and removing all supplies, equipment and office furniture. Remove all bulletin boards, electrical covers, shelves, handrails, protective coverings and signage from work area for painting. All work is to be done being conscious of safety hazards and cost containment efforts.
  • Must possess the ability to rotate all shifts, weekends and holiday work schedules.
  • Apply coats of paint, varnish, stains, enamels, lacquer or vinyl wall covering to decorate and protect interior and exterior surfaces, trimmings and fixtures of the hospital. Paint, clean or replace all forms of ceiling tile and vinyl baseboard.
  • Layout, fabricate and design all different forms of signage throughout the hospital complex. Work with outside sign contractors in the layouts, repairs and installation of hospital signs.
  • Smooth surfaces using sandpaper, wire brushes, or steel wool and remove old paint from surfaces, using paint remover scrapers, wire brushes, or blow torches to prepare surfaces for painting. Fill nail holes, cracks and joints with putty, plaster or other filler. Select pre-mixed paints or prepares paint to match specified colors by blending and mixing required proportions of pigment oil and thinning and drying substances.
  • Prepare daily and monthly time sheets. Estimate quantities of material and equipment needed and prepares requisitions. May be requested to carry pager if deemed necessary by management.
  • Will be utilized as a general maintenance trades person as deemed necessary by management.



  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Trade school or vocational school graduate preferred.
  • At least three years experience required in the painting and vinyl wall covering field.
  • Must possess the ability to move throughout the facilities various buildings, roofs, tunnels and confined spaces.
  • Must possess the ability and knowledge to operate and maintain power equipment/tools, both stationary and portable, pertaining to the maintenance field.Must be able to perform all forms of appropriate maintenance work or repairs on various forms of ladders, scaffolds, man lifts and safety equipment in order to complete work assignments at extreme heights.
  • 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 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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