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  • Painter

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Skilled Trades
  • Overview

    SJS Executives holds an Engineering/Facilities Support contract with the US Navy, and is seeking out qualified and talented commercial painters.  These assignments are direct workforce augmentation - our contractors work right alongside the maintenance staff of the Navy bases.

    First Shift

    Full Time


    Preparing surfaces for painting: removing old paint, filling holes and washing walls. Sandpaper, wire brushes, scrapers and abrasive blasting may be used to prepare a surface. Holes and divots are filled with putty, plaster or caulk.

    Must also ensure that surfaces are not susceptible to moisture by sealing cracks and corners where building materials meet.

    Primer and paint selections,  based on the location and type of surface being finished.

    Professional application of primer, paint, and other surface treatments, at the appropriate spread rate and temperature in order to ensure the best results.


    Use of varnish, oil or paint additives to derive specific colors and textures, also use special techniques to provide decorative and faux finishes,  often requiring the use of washes, glazes and layering, and may also use techniques such as sponging, distressing, stippling and color blocking to create desired effects.


    Job site preparation and clean up: building of scaffolding and use drop cloths or tape. Paint spills, dust from sanding and other materials must be cleaned and removed from a completed job site.

    Able to quote job costs, including manhours, materieals, etc. for budgeting.



    5 Years of Commercial Painting experience


    Preferred candidates will have experience with DoD, US Navy clients or projects.


    All Candidates must have/be:

    a) Valid California "C" State driver’s license.

    b) Strong communication skills in the English language, both written and oral.
    c) U.S. citizenship or resident alien. Proof of US Citizenship or resident alien card will be required.

    d) OSHA 10 - General Industry or Construction Certified before starting work.

    e) Ability to perform regular and recurring field inspections, investigations, or surveys in which there is a considerable amount of walking, stooping, bending, and climbing.
    f) Ability to perform work in an office setting, with occasional visits to construction sites. Work involves moderate risks of discomforts that require adherence to safety precautions.
    g) Ability to acquire a Common Access Card (CAC).


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