Western & Southern Financial Group

Senior Painter

Corporate Campus Services
Full Time
Western & Southern Financial Group


Summary of Responsibilities:

Assists the Building Manager/Supervisor in the scheduling of painting projects. Paints and redecorates walls, ceilings, doors, etc., in the Western & Southern Financial Group home office and other properties managed by Western & Southern's Real Estate subsidiary. Works with some supervision and is responsible for making a minimal range of decisions, escalating to manager when appropriate and updating manager on a regular basis.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the scheduling of painting projects. Coordinates multiple projects and sees through to completion.

  • Prepares specifications for contract painting projects.

  • Maintains finish products inventory and requisitions materials.

  • Mixes and matches paint color.

  • Paints with brush or roller – oil base, latex, varnish, stains, etc.

  • Performs caulking, patching holes and cracks, finishing drywall, sanding, plastering, washing walls and woodwork.

  • Hangs various wall coverings – vinyls, grass cloth, walltex, style-tex, foil burlap, etc.

  • Rigs scaffolding for small jobs.

  • Assists with moving of furniture and various modular wall systems.

  • Cleans up after completing job assignments.

  • Observes and adheres all safety regulations and practices.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.


Selection Criteria:

  • 5+ years of experience as a commercial painter required. Must be able to use tools and equipment connected with finish work.

  • Proven knowledge of all finish products and uses, acquired through formal apprenticeship or equipment connected with finish work.

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of safety procedures and EPA/OSHA regulations pertaining to safety and proper use of thinning solvents, paints, etc.

  • Proven experience using more complex painting equipment, such as electrostatic, low pressure, high volume and hydrostatic painting equipment.

  • Proven experience coordinating multiple projects/assignments simultaneously and completing assigned tasks accurately and on a timely basis.

  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skills. Expected to cite examples of organization and time management/methods used to manage or prioritize workload demands.

  • Demonstrated project management experience in planning, executing and maintaining a project from start to finish.

  • Demonstrated experience working independently. Experience must include identifying and resolving problems where independent decision-making and initiative were demonstrated.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels of staff and management.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written and oral instructions.

Work Setting:

  • Demonstrated abilities to walk, stand, stoop, reach, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, push, balance, climb and lift a maximum of 75 lbs. unassisted.

  • Must be able to work from 40-foot extension ladder, scaffolding, manlift up to 120 feet and use in a safe and approved manner.

  • Frequent exposure to noise, dirt, odors, temperature extremes and potentially hazardous tools and equipment.

  • Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the construction trades. Must be able to handle hazardous materials safely and tolerate exposure to electrical hazards as well as environmental hazards such as molds and various solvents.

  • This position works in both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions.

Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.

Computer Skills and Knowledge of Hardware & Software Required:

  • Working knowledge of basic computer with the ability to retrieve emails, send emails and access the Company’s intranet homepage.

Certifications & Licenses (i.e., Series 6 & 63, CPA, etc.):

  • Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory and safe driving record required.

  • Ability to obtain manlift certification up to 120 feet.

Position Demands:

  • Extended hours required during peak workloads or special projects.

  • Must be willing to adjust work schedule to complete major project assignments. This includes shift work and weekends as necessary.


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