Apprentice Painting and Decorating Apply now

Job Reference: 2197

Closing date: Tuesday 28th May 2019

Hours: 40

Pay: TBC

Duration: Not specified

Location: London

CSCS Card: Required - Green (Labourer)

Description of Role:

  • Preparation to all surfaces including walls and woodwork (rubbing down, scraping, using sandpaper and removing old paint)
  • Fill cracks and holes with appropriate material
  • Mix paint and other materials to prepare the right colour or texture
  • Apply paints to ceiling, wall areas and all woodwork according to instructions with various tools
  • Apply specialist coatings to areas including internal and external floors, walls, ceilings.
  • Measure and calculate areas for paint coverage.
  • Assist with reading instructions, specification and examining surfaces to determine work required.
  • Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met.
  • Build on-site preparations such as scaffolding or covering fixtures.
  • To carry out any tasks within the employee’s skill and ability.

Person Specification:

  • Willing to learn a new trade and skills for painting techniques
  • Capacity to develop knowledge of painting materials and how to select, mix and apply them.
  • Aptitude in using appropriate tools (brushes, sandpaper etc)
  • Manual dexterity to balance on scaffolding and ladders
  • Ability to work at height or in dusty environments (appropriate PPE provided)
  • Good level of Maths and English

Essential Criteria: CSCS card


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