Painting Technician

All locations Full-time

GENERAL:  Under general supervision, perform painting, finishing and maintain a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces and structures. Must perform related work as required. Must be able to advise on proper course of action.


  • Prepares, primes, sands, seals, patches and paints various items (Walls, furniture, structures, buildings, and fixtures), etc.
  • Must be able to utilize all types of painting materials, varnishes, sealers,VOC’s, etc
  • Be able to handle tasks like removing graffiti
  • Knowledge of painting equipment (Sprayers, rollers, brushes. Maintains them and keeps them clean
  • Follows and knows safety guidelines
  • Assists in writing specs and estimates
  • Must be able to work within our work order system
  • Must maintain appropriate service and repair records
  • May train and work with other staff on projects
  • Perform any other work as assigned


  • Must be able to operate required tools and equipment
  • Must have knowledge of painting products, enamels, epoxies, paint removers, VOC’s and other related materials
  • Must have prior experience as a journey level painter in a commercial environment
  • Driver’s license
  • Be able to handle heights and operate lifts


  • Must have prior experience in a commercial environment
  • Time Management skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to changes in plans and schedules, may be some night work at times
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team

Ocean State Job Lot offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance - If eligible
  • Profit Participation  
  • Service Awards
  • 401K plan - When eligible
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, and Sick)
  • Store 20% discount

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other job duties and tasks, some of which may be essential to the position.  Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract, either express or implied.  You are an at-will employee, meaning either you or the Company may terminate your employment at any time, with or without notice.