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PAINTER

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

university, fl, usa
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
PAINTER - (T217664)

Description

The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.

Description

If you are looking to join a growing team, and you possess expertise in painting techniques, attention to detail, and a commitment to creating a positive environment for co-workers, patients, staff, and visitors, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position. Join our Hospital Maintenance team and contribute to the positive team environment and the success of our healthcare facility. As a Painter in UAB Hospital Maintenance Facilities, you will play a vital role in maintaining the aesthetic appeal of our healthcare facility while maintaining a safe and comfortable healthcare environment, all while demonstrating a dedication to providing excellent customer service.

Maintains and repairs painted surfaces and wall coverings. Performs skilled painting work and installs wall coverings on a wide variety of surfaces. Reads, understands, and interprets blueprints, drawings, floor plans, schedules and manufacturer's operating and/or maintenance specifications as they relate to electrical, mechanical, plumbing, HVAC & special equipment, building structures and finishes. May be called upon to perform the work of or assist other maintenance personnel, including carpenters, masons, maintenance technicians, HVAC mechanics, electricians, plumbers, general mechanics, etc. Responds to requests for maintenance and service from Hospital building occupants.

Essential Accountabilities:

  • Performs a variety of duties such as scraping, sanding, repairing walls and painting, varnishing and hanging wallcovering in an effort to maintain and upgrade the aesthetical values of the Hospital.
  • Performs repairs, modifications, replacements, and installations of sheet metal items to include heating, ventilating, and air conditioning ducts and equipment, exhaust hoods, grilles and diffusers, housings, cabinets, pitch cups, gutters, and other similar items.
  • Fabricates sheet metal items to include heating, ventilating, and air conditioning ducts and equipment; exhaust hoods; grilles and diffusers; housings; cabinets; pitch cups; gutters; and other similar items.
  • Maintains and operates hand tools and powered sheet metal fabricating equipment such as press brakes, shears, rollers, slitters, welding equipment and other similar items.
  • Develops sheet metal layouts according to design drawings, sketches and an analysis of the job site.
  • Maintains accurate records of paint colors used, quantities, and locations for future reference.
  • Coordinates with other maintenance and staff to schedule and execute painting projects efficiently.
  • Provides reports on completed projects and ongoing painting activities.
  • Follows safety guidelines and protocols to create a safe working environment.
  • Uses appropriate safety gear and precautions during painting activities.
  • Attends monthly safety meetings and other required training.
  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Proven experience as a painter, preferably in a hospital or healthcare setting.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Knowledge of painting principles, methods, materials with use of hand tools.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature, without loss of efficiency or composure
  • Ability to perform effectively when confronted with emergency, critical, unusual or dangerous situations
  • Must be able to use Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to print, manage and complete scheduled and unscheduled work orders
  • Must be able to maintain a customer focus and strive to satisfy the customer's perceived needs
  • Must be comfortable with working in a healthcare environment

Required to possess the necessary physical requirements, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the duties and responsibilities that require performing tasks requiring wearing respirator and other personal protective equipment, such as self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), to include:

    o Lifting and carrying a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.

    o Climbing stairs, ladders and scaffolding, and working at heights above thirty (30) feet.

    o Performing tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, and walking significant distances between and within buildings on campus.

    o Working in confined spaces.

    o Working within extreme temperature ranges.

    Hourly Pay Range: $17.00 - $23.00 (Commensurate with experience & qualifications)

    For more information about UAB Facilities, please visit: https://www.uab.edu/facilities/

    UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Qualifications

    High School diploma or GED and three (3) years of related experience required.

    Incomplete job profiles will not be processed. Please be certain to showcase depth and breadth of experience, as related to the needs of this job announcement.

    Licenses/Certifications/Registrations

    Driving record should meet University underwriting guidelines to drive vehicle in performance of University business. Current underwriting guidelines include possession a valid driver’s license, issued in the United States; at least 21 years of age; at least three years of driving experience; maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

    Work Schedule: Typical work schedule is Monday-Friday, 7am-3:30pm. Incumbent must have flexibility due to on-call requirements. Position is designated as essential personnel. Essential personnel are required to work during emergency situations, such as inclement weather, regardless of the University’s closure. Employees should be prepared to travel to work during inclement weather, emphasizing the importance of their role in critical situations. Qualifications

    For more information about UAB Facilities, please visit: https://www.uab.edu/facilities/

    UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression or sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Primary Location

    : University

    Job Category

    : Facilities

    Organization

    : 112301000 Hospital Maintenance

    Employee Status

    : Regular
    Shift: Day/1st Shift
    Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite