Company Name:

MAA

Location:

Raleigh, North Carolina

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:

High School or Equivalent

Date Posted:

April 30, 2018

Painter

The Painter reports to the Property Manager and is responsible for painting, finishing and maintaining a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces and structures.  Applies paint to the interior and the exterior of apartments and other property facilities; makes sufficient preparation for painting; repairs sheet-rock; cleans out air vents; performs other jobs as needed.  


The successful candidate will embody and work to reinforce MAA’s Core Values.  Those values include:

• Appreciating the uniqueness of each individual

• Communicating openly and with integrity

• Embracing opportunities

• Doing the right thing at the right time for the right reasons


Duties and Responsibilities

• Receives work order or instructions for a paint job or another task; assembles all needed equipment and transports it to the work site; may drive to different properties in the same area.

• Prepares surfaces to be painted; smooth’s surfaces to be painted with sandpaper, brushes, steel wool, etc. and removes old paint with paint remover, scrapers, wire brushes, etc.

• Fills holes in surfaces such as nail holes, cracks, and joints with putty, plaster, or another filler; may wash surfaces before painting.

• Selects paints and/or mixes paints and may add thinners to gain the desired color and texture.

• Removes fixtures and other items from walls; erects scaffolding or sets up ladders as needed.

• Applies paint with brushes, rollers, sprayers, or other standard equipment to walls, ceilings, doors, baseboards, molding, vents, porches, sheds, garages, and other surfaces.

• Cleans up equipment and painted area after completion; replaces fixtures.

• Repairs sheetrock, caulks windows, and cleans air vents as needed.

• Performs the duties of other positions such as Landscape and Make Ready.

• Performs other related duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business. 


Required Qualifications

• High school diploma/GED

• Six months of interior and exterior painting experience. 

• Thorough knowledge of painting equipment and techniques. 

• Ability to read instructions and complete standard paperwork.

• Must have valid driver’s license or immediate means of transportation and ability to travel to multiple properties.


Preferred Qualifications

• Extensive full-time maintenance painting experience.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

• Knowledge of painting equipment and techniques

• Knowledge of  paints such as flats, semi-glosses, oil-based and water-based, and which tools are best to use in each situation

• Ability to work in disagreeable environments including paint fumes and all types of weather

• Ability to understand written and verbal instructions

• Ability to bend, stoop, climb, and other difficult physical motions

• Ability to lift weights of 50 lbs. or above regularly


Physical and Environmental Requirements

• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

• This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

• This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Visit www.maac.com to apply online. 


EOE M/F/V/D     

Drug Free Workplace

Company Name:

MAA

Location:

Raleigh, North Carolina

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Entry Level

Required Education:

High School or Equivalent

Date Posted:

April 30, 2018

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