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Initial Review Date (IRD): 06-22-2021
Dept Marketing Statement Physical Planning, Development & Operations (PPDO) manages and oversees all University activities and services related to physical and environmental planning, design and construction, engineering, physical plant maintenance and operations, capital planning and space management, and the associated business services necessary to support these functions. The Universitys main campus is spread across more than 2,000 acres and includes over 500 buildings comprising more than 8 million square feet. The department includes operating budgets of over $48 million, manages a capital project portfolio of approximately $500 million, and employs nearly 300 full time staff to carry forth the duties necessary for the campus development and operation.
Under supervision of the Paint Shop Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of painting maintenance tasks on buildings, facilities, equipment, woodwork, fixtures, and road surfaces.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Range Information: $38.52/Hourly, Step 1.0 (Upon completion of the 6 month probation, the employee's salary will increase to $42.81/Hourly, Step 2.0) No. of Positions: 1 Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits. Schedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Days Employee Classification: This is a Career Appointment Job End Date: None Job Code Classification:  PAINTER Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus, Barn G Union Representation: K7 Union
Job Duties 75%: Performs general maintenance painting on buildings, facilities, equipment and fixtures. Prepares surfaces for painting by patching, sanding, sealing stains and graffiti, masking and covering floors, equipment and furniture. Using universal colorants, color matches coatings to match existing colors. Installs joint tape and textures wallboard by hand (skip-trowel) and with texture spray rig. Applies coatings to wallboard, wood, metal, concrete, plaster and stucco with the use of equipment related to the trade including conventional spray guns, airless sprayers, rollers and brushes. Erect and/or properly utilize boom lifts, scaffolding, ladders and safety equipment related to the trade. Instruction for tasks may be issued by oral and/or written instructions, reading of architectural drawings and/or drafting sketches.
15%: Prepare wood and metal surfaces for finishing. Handle and choose proper materials including lacquers, enamels, epoxy, etc. Strip old finishes using chemical remover and solvents to prepare furniture for refinishing. Use airless and conventional spray systems to coat cabinets, tables, chairs, shelves, etc. Using universal colorants, match stains and putty colors to furniture wood grain color or coating color. Sand, touch up, hand rub, and polish furniture.
5%: Maintains painting equipment such as, airless pumps, pressure pots, texture rigs, compressors, spray guns (conventional and airless), brushes, ladders, scaffolding, mechanical lifts and other related equipment.
5%: Attend various training classes and seminars when offered. Interacts effectively with the campus community by providing information about painting methods and schedules. Makes coating and scheduling recommendations to the supervisor and/or lead painter. Provides estimates by utilizing oral and/or written instructions, reading of architectural drawings and/or drafting sketches and by performing basic mathematical computations.
These tasks may be performed while bending, stooping and/or kneeling and lifting up to 75 lbs. such as extension ladders, bags of sand, etc., unassisted and/or with the assistance of co-workers or moving equipment.
Work involves driving a University vehicle to various locations on and off the campus.
Performs safety inspections and routine maintenance on tools and equipment used. Attends safety and training classes and performs job related tasks in a safe manner. Follows all product and university specific safety procedures when using tools and equipment. Writes and maintains a weekly timesheet. Effectively employs good interpersonal skills when interacting with members of the campus community. Helps Physical Plant mechanics and supervisor maintain an inventory of shop materials, supplies and tools by informing them of specific needs.
Excellent knowledge and experience equivalent to completion of apprenticeship as a painter.
Good knowledge of the basic use, mechanics and maintenance of painting equipment, compressors, airless pumps, pressure pots, airless and conventional spray systems, etc.
Ability to read and write, to perform basic mathematical calculations, and read architectural drawings, plans, and sketches.
Ability to perform a variety of painting maintenance tasks on buildings, facilities, equipment, furniture and fixtures.
Ability to install, tape and texture sheetrock.
Ability to match paint, stains and putty colors to samples, furniture, floors, walls, doors, etc.
Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with members of the campus community, including co-workers, staff and faculty.
Knowledge of safe working methods and willingness to ask for assistance.
Ability to work from detailed schedules, organized preventative maintenance programs and work repair orders.
Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new information and skills.
Ability to climb ladders in excess of thirty feet; ability to work in mechanical rooms, attics, basements, and other noisy, confined spaces.
Ability to learn Enterprise Asset Management System Software (FAMIS) work order tracking program, UCSC electronic purchasing tools.
Ability to implement a customer service approach, with a commitment to high ethical standards in accordance with UCSC Principles Of Community.
Ability to take initiative, organize, and perform work in various situations where numerous and diverse demands are involved.
Ability to communicate effectively and work harmoniously with a diverse group of individuals at all levels of the organization directly or indirectly involved with task and work assignments.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those within PPDO and other individuals within the University as necessary to successfully conduct assigned tasks and work.
Ability to accommodate changing priorities and complete tasks despite intermittent interruptions.
Ability to be part of a team and foster teamwork by maintaining a cooperative atmosphere and effective working relationships with a diverse population from various cultural backgrounds.
Ability to operationalize and incorporate the concepts of sustainability into daily work efforts.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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