Make on-site preparations such as building scaffolding, covering fixtures, etc.
Prepare walls and stucco for painting by scraping, using sandpaper, removing old paint, power washing with or without detergent, etc.
Fill cracks and holes with appropriate material (i.e. plaster)
Mix paint and other materials to prepare the right color or texture
Paint surfaces according to instructions with various tools
Able to apply paint by spray application and/or back roll method
Apply varnish and other finishes
Take and adhere to all health and safety precautions
Work with other constructions professionals, such as carpenters, electricians and plumbers to prepare units
Protect all nearby furnishings and building materials before and during every painting job, including carpets, cabinetry, outlet covers, lighting fixtures and landscaping
Practice self-supervision on small jobs and ensure completion of each project in an efficient, timely manner
Match paint samples for touch-ups and other projects
Removing fixtures such as door knobs and light switch covers
Taping off areas as needed
Cleaning up supplies and replacing fixtures when project is complete