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Maintenance Assistant Painter, Campus Operations
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 29, 2024
Title Maintenance Assistant Painter, Campus Operations
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Campus Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
This position is located within the Facilities Department at the University. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for:

  • Applies paint, varnish, stains, enamel, or lacquer to interior and exterior surfaces, trimming and fixtures of buildings, to furniture, a variety of equipment, signs and like surfaces requiring protective or decorative treatment.
  • As required, erects scaffolding, swing stages, or ladders.
  • Places drop cloths over shrubbery, furniture, or floors to avoid paint splattering.
  • Moves furniture and moveable equipment from area to be painted.
  • Prepares surfaces for painting using a variety of tools and materials including sandpaper, brushes, or steel wool, and if required removes paints using paint remover, blow torch, wire brush, or scraper.
  • Removes electrical wall plates prior to painting and replaces when job is completed.
  • Fills nail holes, cracks, crevices, or joints with putty, plaster or other filler.
  • Uses premixed paints or prepares paint tip match specified colors by mixing the required portions of pigment, oil, and thinners.
  • Paints surfaces using brush, spray gun, paint roller, or mittens.
  • Cleans brushes and equipment with soap and water, turpentine, or other solvents.
  • Cleans work area of spotted paint and dirt. May assist in covering interior walls with wall coverings.
  • Prepares and cleans surfaces to be covered and cuts wall covering to proper lengths.
  • Mixes paste, brushes on back of wall covering, and places and smooths strips on wall.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefits website.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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