Finish Painter


Smyrna - 1 (Smyrna, TN)


Job Summary:

The Painter will use paint application techniques and equipment to professionally finish interior and exterior surfaces.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Measures area to be painted; determines quantity and type of paint to use for the project.
  • Identifies and orders appropriate paint colors and finishes, mixing if needed.
  • Prepares surfaces to be painted, which may include removing prior finishes through chemicals, grit blast, or other methods.
  • Masks, removes, covers, or otherwise protects furniture, hardware, trim, and other nonpainted surfaces.
  • Applies paint to interior and exterior surfaces using brushes, rollers, sprayers, airbrushes, stencils, and other tools.
  • Performs basic stencil and line work, which may include painting lines on factory floors, parking lots, and other surfaces.
  • May apply wallpaper, specialty finishes, and glazes.
  • Complies with chemical and waste storage and disposal regulations and best practices.
  • Builds scaffolding according to safety regulations.
  • Maintains a clean work area.
  • Prepares invoices and other paperwork detailing material and labor time and costs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow instructions and provide consistent work.

Education and Experience:

  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship program, previous experience, or on-the-job training required.

Physical Requirements:

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing and painting.
  • Must have adequate balance and ability to climb ladders and scaffolding.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to distinguish among colors.