Painting Jobs - Painters Profile
skill of painting encompasses diverse working conditions
and skill sets required. Painters are segmented
into interior and outside, house painting or other,
and by the kinds of craft labor they perform. An advantage
painting is the potential for having year round
The qualifications include abilities the procedures of mixing paint, boxing gallon
containers, thinning paints and appropriate thinners, and all phases of preparation
from pressure washing and cleaning, to scraping, sanding and applying recommended
primers -- with which the painter has familiarity. (like for the treatment of
rust at various stages, or paint peeling on wood, plaastic or glass surfaces).
Product knowledge with the types of paint and their application is important,
as are all safety measures. This could be working with exposure to fumes and
combustables for solvent based liquids, and taking preventative measures such
as the wearing of respirators, and proper storage of liquid container items.
The specialty of the paint projects being completed has a lot to do with materials
specified, block walls often mean block fillers, high durability environments
often translate to mixing and applying epoxy and other special protective coatings.
Whether the projects are maintenance coatings, repaints, or custom new-work has
much to do with the duties being performed.
Painters are aware of time efficient procedures as it relates to commercial and house painting costs from initial setup to leaving
the project. This can include access from automated booms and scaffolding to
extension ladders and step ladders while employing methods for applying paints
in a professional and skillful manner, like cutting-in and brushing, rolling
paint and spraying techniques.
Painting is physically demanding and requires balance, with capabilites to work
in held, turned and bent postures over sustained periods, even throughout the
The intricacies of painting normally mean that painters have experience in terms
of years but this depends on the skill level of the position
This is not an advertisment to fulfill any current or future position.