Painter (Contract)

August 9, 2019by administratorCareers


Elite Painters & Contractors Limited is seeking experienced, driven and dependable painters for residential, commercial & industrial painting.

Painter Job Purpose:

Responsible for mixing paints, matching colors, preparing surfaces, and applying paint to these surfaces. May perform touch-ups or coordinate large painting projects related to the construction industry.

Painter Job Duties:

  • Preparing painting surfaces by washing walls, repairing holes, or removing old paint
  • Mixing, matching, and applying paints and other finishes to various surfaces
  • Providing decorative and faux finishes as the project requires
  • Handling planning and prep work in an efficient manner
  • Preparing the surrounding area by covering with cloth or plastic to prevent messes
  • Moving furniture and equipment as necessary to reach the entire surface of the project
  • Calculating the amount of materials and time required for the said project
  • Removing fixtures such as doorknobs and light switch covers
  • Taping off areas as needed
  • Choosing and purchasing paint, brushes, and other supplies from vendors
  • Quoting and negotiating job prices
  • Cleaning up supplies and replacing fixtures when the project is complete
  • Communicating with clients to ensure they’re getting the look they’re hoping for

Painter Skills and Qualifications:

CSEC English and Mathematics, High School Diploma or GED Certification Required; Understanding of Color Theory and Various Finish Types (Although On-The-Job Training May Be Provided); Ability to Climb Ladders; Ability to Carry Heavy Equipment (Including Painting Tools and Heavy Buckets of Paint); Ability to Stand for Long Periods of Time; Attention to Detail; Excellent Communication Skills; Good Customer Service Skills (When Assisting Clients in Choosing the Right Materials); Good Math Skills for Calculating Surfaces and Equipment Requirements; Outstanding Physical Dexterity; Strong Ability to Follow Directions; Exceptional Sense of Creativity.

Interested applicants, please submit CV/Resumes to with the position being applied for in the subject line of the email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Contact Information:

  • Name: Human Resource Manager
  • Address: Three Miles River District, Savanna-La-Mar, Westmoreland, Jamaica
  • Email:
  • Work Phone: +1 (876) 895-0830
  • Work Fax: (302) 269-7170