Commercial Painter

Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama

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$18.00 - $23.00

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Experience Required

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Job Description

As Commercial Painter with PeopleReady Skilled Trades, you’ll support Commercial Painting contractors throughout Huntsville, AL. In this long-term, temp-to-hire role, you’ll earn $20- $27 an hour, enjoy weekly pay, health insurance benefits and a flexible work schedule. Plus, the more hours you work, the more meaningful prizes you can unlock with Respect the Craft — our recognition program specially designed to help tradespeople grow and thrive in their careers. This is a Federal Project at the Redstone Arsenal, passing a background check is required.

Whether you’re new to the trades or a seasoned pro, come take charge of your career with PeopleReady Skilled Trades. Interested? Apply today!


Hours: 5x8's, Monday-Friday, 40+ hours

Painting surfaces using brushes, spray gun, or paint rollers;

Removing old paint from surfaces using paint remover, scraper, wire brush, or blowtorch to prepare surfaces for painting;

Trouble shoot functional issues with product;

Safely operate jib and overhead crane equipment;

Performing preventative maintenance tasks;

Erecting scaffolding or setting up ladders safely to perform tasks above ground level;

Fills nail holes, cracks, and joints with putty plaster, or other filler;

Understanding of adhesion testing equipment to prevent paint failure;

Assist in the paint preparation which could include: sanding, washing, and drying of product;

Perform related work as assigned;

Skills relating to Color Management Systems;

Operates and utilizes lifting aids as necessary to perform work.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Be at least 18+ years of age
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism;
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions;
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. may be required;
  • Mechanical aptitude;
  • Ability and desire to work as part of a team;
  • The job duties require the employee to bend or stoop;
  • Good communication and interaction skills;
  • Ability to stand for 8-10 hour shifts required;
  • Experience operating overhead cranes, forklifts, and related equipment;
  • Production of quality end products in a timely fashion;
  • Regular and on-time attendance;
  • Knowledge of material and equipment prepping.
  • Ability to stand, bend, kneel and walk for extended periods throughout the day
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Prior experience in the industrial field preferred
  • Prior experience using Rollers, Air spraying, Paintbrushes required
  • Position may require a drug screen

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.