$20.00 - $25.00
As Skilled Commercial Painter with People Ready Skilled Trades, you’ll support a network of contractors by applying paint to exterior/interior surfaces including canvas, walls, floors, doors, cabinets in the Greater Chicago, IL region and surround suburb areas. In these short-term projects, you’ll earn $20-$25hour. You can also earn up to a $1,500 bonus as part of our Respect the Craft tradesperson recognition program!
Whether you’re new to the trades or a seasoned pro, come take charge of your career with PeopleReady Skilled Trades. Interested? Apply today!
- Apply paint to exterior/interior surfaces including canvas, walls, floors, doors, and cabinets.
- Mix, match, and apply paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, and other finishes.
- Scrape, sandpaper, prime, or seal surfaces prior to painting.
- Clean walls to ensure proper adherence.
- Cover surfaces with cloth or plastic to ensure protection.
- Calculate amounts of required materials and estimate costs.
- Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives.
- Erect scaffolding, movable and immovable staging and various rigging to gain access to difficult areas; moves furniture and equipment as necessary.
- Apply several coats according to paint directions.
- Tape off areas when needed.
- Apply touchups or second coats.
- Remove paint splatters when finished.
- Clean up all equipment, including brushes and spray guns.
- Utilize spray guns for large jobs.
- Work on ladders to reach high ceilings or walls.
Qualifications & Experience
- 5+ years verifiable experience with residential/commercial painting experience
- Experience with interior/exterior brush and roll surfaces
- Experience with brush and roll, various paints, coatings, applications, spray coating experience
- Committed to starting and completing job
- Possess tools of the trade and required PPE gear, including painter's whites
- Strong work ethic
- Able to lift up to 50lbs
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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.