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Painters apply products like paint, wallpaper, and other finishes on walls located both indoors and outdoors. Painter tasks include discussing job requirements with clients, preparing the job site, applying pre-coating agents, leveling surfaces, removing old paint, matching colors, filling holes, and cleaning tools. Ideal candidates demonstrate in their resumes painting techniques knowledge, on-the-job previous training, the ability to perform physical activities, attention to details, teamwork, and good communication abilities. No formal training is required for this job, and most candidates highlight in their resumes a high school diploma or apprenticeship at a trade school.

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1

Painter/team Lead

Supervised team of more than 25 workers

  • Increased retention of entry-level employees significantly
  • Delivered products to production line using forklift
  • Performed quality assurance checks on finished orders
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Technology
2

Painter

High quality indoor and outdoor paint application using a variety of hand and power tools

  • Prepared products for painting after inspecting condition and performed maintenance work when required
  • Met specific customer requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Averaged 3-4 work sites per day
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
3

Painter

Worked with a team of 3 to insure quality and prompt completion of jobs.

  • Prepped and painted residential units and offices using insulcap paint.
  • Implemented roller, brushing and spraying techniques.
  • Completed 4 residential and 2 offices per week.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
4

A Painter

Supervised a crew of twelve individuals

  • Trained new hires on how to prep a aircraft for the paint process
  • Performed water break test
  • Completed and reviewed customer work packages
  • Applied placards and stencils
  • Stripped, prepped, and painted commercial aircraft
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
5

Painter

Painted apartment units sometimes alone and other times with another team member
Painter's assistant for [company name] Summer 2007

  • Helped prep areas to be painted
  • Assisted painters
  • Charged, washed and changed batteries of golf carts
  • Picked up golf balls from golf course
  • Parked golf carts in garage at the end of the day
  • Served as cashier in concession area
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Scenic Art Painter BVCC

Developed identical set and props for multiple versions of murals.

  • Analyzed set designer specifications to prepare appropriate designs.
  • Evaluated required special effects and mix all paints accordingly.
  • Provided appropriate details for all paintings as per requirement
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Architecture
7

Powder Coat Painter

Operated automatic power coat sprayers

  • Filled hopper, reservoirs, troughs, or pans with materials used to coat, paint, or spray
  • Performed tests to ensure the equipment was working properly
  • Selected appropriate coatings, paints, or sprays and prepared them by mixing substances according to formulas using automated painting equipment
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Primary Painter

Painted all guest and hotel rooms in 300+ room hotel

  • Worked in solitude as only painter on site
  • Ensured jobs were completed in a timely manner as required by strict guidelines
  • Maintain all painting tools and supplies
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Blueprint Reading
9

Sandblaster/painter

Sandblast internally/externally large oil storage tanks and products of many sizes and shapes before painting.

  • Test and assure that the correct coverage, colors, thickness, and quality of the paint and coatings meets the specification for the job.
  • Cleaning, preparing, painting, coating, and clean-up on tanks and other non-paint items.
  • Storage, handling, cleaning, and disposal of all paints and other chemicals and tools used in the painting process.
  • Maintaining an accurate inventory of all paints, chemicals, and tools.
  • Testing, welding, material handling, and other tasks within the department
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
Criminal Justice
10

Painter

Loaded and moved materials to work area, using handtruck and dolly.

  • Covered specified areas of metal and wooden parts to be spray-painted, using masking tape, cardboard and paper.
  • Cut and tore paper and cardboard to specified size.
  • Smoothed unmasked surface, using sandpaper.
  • Set up and operated machines to paint and coat products with materials such as silver and copper solution, rubber, paint, glaze, oil, and rustproofing materials.
  • Selected appropriate coatings, paints, and sprays. Prepared them by mixing substances according to formulas, using automated paint mixing equipment.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
GED
GED

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