Building Painter Resume Samples

The Building Painter is accountable for applying paint, varnish, and other finishes to buildings and other structures based on the client’s requirements. The duties often listed on the Building Painter Resume are – preparing surfaces by cleaning and smoothing them, selecting and mixing paints, applying the chosen coatings using brushes, and rollers; and ensuring a smooth and even finish. The painters also play a crucial role in completing tasks such as repairing and priming surfaces, protecting surrounding areas from paint splatter, and collaborating with other professionals to achieve desired aesthetic results.

Successful Building Painters possess – a keen eye for color, excellent manual dexterity, the ability to work independently; familiarity with various painting techniques; surface preparation methods, and safety protocols; and proficiency in learning new techniques of painting and using relevant software. While formal education is not always a requirement, a high school diploma or GED is commonly preferred. Additionally, painters can benefit from certifications in painting or related fields.

Building Painter Resume example

Building Painter Resume

Summary : As a Building Painter, responsible for mixing and matching paint colors to meet specific project requirements, responsible for executing basic painting tasks, including cutting edges, applying primer, and applying finish coats.

Skills : Painting Techniques, Color Matching.

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Description :

  1. Performed surface preparation including sanding, patching, and priming to ensure a smooth and durable finish.
  2. Selected and mixed paints, ensuring color accuracy and consistency according to client specifications.
  3. Applied paint or other finishes using brushes, rollers, or spray equipment, achieving high-quality results.
  4. Executed various painting techniques, such as faux finishes or texture applications, based on project requirements.
  5. Collaborated with clients to understand their preferences and provide recommendations for color schemes and finishes.
  6. Ensured compliance with safety regulations and use of proper protective equipment during all phases of painting projects.
  7. Prepared surfaces by cleaning, scraping, and sanding in preparation for painting.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Building Painter Resume

Headline : As a Building Painter, responsible for maintaining and cleaning painting tools and equipment, responsible for assisting in the setup and breakdown of job sites, and ensuring safety protocols.

Skills : Surface Preparation, Attention to Detail.

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Description :

  1. Cleaned and prepared surfaces by removing dirt, grease, old paint, or rust to ensure proper adhesion of new coatings.
  2. Applied primer to surfaces to create a smooth and even base for paint application.
  3. Mixed and matched paint colors according to specified formulas or client preferences.
  4. Used various application techniques, such as brushing, rolling, or spraying, to apply paint or other finishes to surfaces.
  5. Applied finish coats to achieve the desired color, texture, and appearance, meeting client and project specifications.
  6. Executed specialized painting techniques, such as faux finishes, texture application, or mural painting, depending on project requirements.
  7. Worked closely with clients to understand their preferences, provide color and finish recommendations, and ensure customer satisfaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Building Painter Resume

Headline : As a Building Painter, implemented safety measures, including personal protective equipment and the proper set up of job sites to prevent accidents, and cleaned and maintained painting tools and equipment to ensure proper functionality and longevity.

Skills : Safety Practices, Time Management.

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Description :

  1. Inspected completed work to ensure it meets quality standards, is free of defects, and adheres to project specifications.
  2. Estimated the quantity of materials, including paint and primer, needed for each project, and ensure adequate supplies were available.
  3. Ensured compliance with safety regulations, environmental standards, and industry best practices.
  4. Collaborated with other construction professionals, such as contractors, carpenters, and project managers, to coordinate painting activities with overall project timelines.
  5. Efficiently managed time to complete projects within deadlines and budget constraints.
  6. Identified and addressed issues related to surfaces, paint application, or project constraints to achieve successful outcomes.
  7. Stayed informed about new painting techniques, materials, and industry trends through ongoing learning and professional development.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Building Painter Resume

Objective : As a Building Painter, used pneumatic power tools and equipment of all types, accurately read a taped measure, and performed and remembered how to perform multiple tasks from day to day.

Skills : Customer Service, Communication.

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Description :

  1. Performed the physical requirements listed in that section of this job description.
  2. Employeed must look for potential cost savings in the work process, help keep scrap and waste to a minimum, and be efficient in the use of all supplies.
  3. Performed the assigned tasks in a way that met or exceeded the required production level.
  4. Inspected product as instructed by standard operating procedures.
  5. Worked with hands and to work in mechanically oriented situations following supervisor’s instruction.
  6. Aptituded to learn and retain the latest information, followed instructions, given either verbally or in writing.
  7. Identified and resolved problems on time, and communicated effectively in English.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Building Painter Resume

Objective : As a Building Painter, strived to maintain the university buildings and grounds through efficient and effective paint practices, followed all safety procedures, and kept accurate records.

Skills : Communication, Project Management.

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Description :

  1. Selected and mixed paints for desired color and finish, completed projects on time and within budget.
  2. Responded to maintenance requests from BYU faculty, staff, and students.
  3. Coordinated work with other BYU shops and collaborated as necessary.
  4. Maintained cleanliness of the working area, completed and stayed up to date with all training.
  5. Prepared interior and exterior surfaces for painting, staining, varnishing, and finishing by stripping, sanding, grinding, patching, puttying, caulking, priming, and cleaning.
  6. Applied paint, stains, varnishes, lacquers, or other protective and decorative coatings using brushes, rollers, or spray equipment.
  7. Installed, repaired, and maintained drywall, wall texturing, and acoustic ceiling texturing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Senior Building Painter Resume

Summary : As a Senior Building Painter, cleaned graffiti from all school property, cleaned equipment, paint mixing area, and work areas, and operated grinders, pressure washers, sandblasters, compressors, spray equipment, spray booths, and other small power tools and equipment.

Skills : Surface preparation, Color mixing and matching.

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Description :

  1. Erected various types of scaffolding, staging, ladders, and planks to reach surfaces of work areas for painters and others.
  2. Maintained existing surfaces by matching and applying the appropriate products.
  3. Performed all functions of general paint work for in-park painting services while ensuring a safe environment for guests and employees.
  4. Utilized application methods, airless spray, conventional spray equipment, and brush and roller applications.
  5. Performed pressure washing, assembled, and dismantled scaffolding.
  6. Performed tasks assigned within time constraints implied by park operational guidelines, organized and planned daily workload without direct supervision.
  7. Selected proper materials for jobs, and maintained cleanliness in the paint shop and storage areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Junior Building Painter Resume

Objective : As a Junior Building Painter, strictly adhered to all safety policies and requirements, and obtained a company drivers license including high reach and forklift licenses.

Skills : Paint application techniques, Attention to detail.

Junior Building Painter Resume Example
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Description :

  1. Gathered materials and equipment and drove Precinct vehicle to work sites. 
  2. Assembled and positioned scaffolding and ladders, applied masking, and placed drop cloths, and related protection.
  3. Applied primer, paint, and enamel to indoor and outdoor walls, doors, and trim, matched, added tints, and mixed paints to match existing colors.
  4. Maintained records of work performed and materials used.
  5. Worked in other areas of the Construction Department to provide support during absences or shortage of staff in other trades, or to perform duties associated with light construction projects.
  6. Prepared walls and other surfaces for covering application.
  7. Selected the correct tools, equipment, and surface finishes for projects.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Building Painter Resume

Summary : As a Building Painter, mixed and applied paints, varnishes, stains, and sealants for a lasting finish, mixed and matched paints, and finished products of various consistencies and colors.

Skills : Client collaboration, Safety compliance.

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Description :

  1. Used fillers and other surface preparation products such as primers, putty, and plaster for repairs.
  2. Applied paints to all types of surfaces using such equipment as brushes, rollers, and conventional and airless spray equipment.
  3. Hanged vinyl, wallpaper, and other surfaces applied to products.
  4. Maintained painting equipment in good clean operable condition, cut, replaced, and glazed glass.
  5. Performed general maintenance work as required, including cleanup of spaces, equipment, and tools after the painting was completed.
  6. Painted walls, equipment, buildings, and other structural surfaces, using brushes, rollers, and spray guns.
  7. Removed old paint to prepare the surface before painting.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Building Painter Resume

Summary : As a Building Painter, filled cracks, holes, or joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives, covered surfaces with drop cloths or masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting.

Skills : Equipment maintenance, Team collaboration.

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Description :

  1. Smoothed surfaces using sandpaper, scrapers, brushes, steel wool, or sanding machines.
  2. Applied primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces, such as bare wood or metal, for finish coats.
  3. Mixed colors or oils to obtain the desired color or consistency.
  4. Took and adhered to all health and safety precautions.
  5. Prepared new and old surfaces for finishing by using sandpaper, burners, scrapers, brushes, sanding machines, dusters, washing compounds, and finish removers.
  6. Replaced broken glass in sashes and doors.
  7. Removed putty or glazing compounds, caulked window frames, doorframes, and similar units.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Building Painter Resume

Summary : As a Building Painter, mixed paints and allied products to match colors and applied undercoats and finish coats to furnishings, machinery, equipment, and exterior and interior surfaces of buildings and other structures.

Skills : Time management, Communicational Skills.

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Description :

  1. Calculated the thickness of insulation needed to minimize heat or cooling losses and gathered needed materials and equipment.
  2. Insulated chilled water pipes, steam pipes, pumps, and tanks.
  3. Painted signs and hanging wallpaper.
  4. Cleaned brushes, rollers, spray guns, and other related equipment.
  5. Assisted other trades as may be required to support them in the completion of their work activities.
  6. Coordinated with the Project Manager of the job and Field job superintendent of the project and must work well with other trades on the job site.
  7. Maintained tools and painting equipment such as (sprayers, and sanders), to ensure the availability of equipment in safe operating condition.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma