3CM00:Medical Center Physical Plant
Type of Position
Position Time Status
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Required Related Experience
Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to and possibly over 50lbs; Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; Repetitive motion. May work at heights above four feet; in tiring and uncomfortable positions; outside and inside; and on slippery or uneven walking surfaces, ladders, and scaffolding. May be exposed to loud noises, fumes, confined spaces, and/or temperature extremes while on job sites.
7:30am – 4:00pm (Monday – Friday)
Hours of work may vary dependent upon situational factors and may include
some nights(s), weekend(s), and holiday(s) response
Under the direction of the Supervisor and Department Management, the Painter receives and completes work orders while maintaining accurate records on material and labor used; Detects needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment by following established inspection procedures; Smoothes and prepares surfaces for painting, including sanding and removing old paint; Fills nail holes, cracks, and joints with putty, plaster, or other fillers; Tapes, floats, finishes, and textures walls and ceilings; Removes graffiti from the interior and exterior of buildings; Repairs glass of building windows; Prepares all painted signs required by the Campus; Erects scaffolding or sets up ladder to perform tasks above ground level; and Utilizes a computerized maintenance management system (SAP) for work order processing. In addition, this position paints surfaces, using brushes, spray gun, or paint rollers, and applies paint with cloth, brush, sponge, or fingers to create special effects; Stains, seals, and varnishes wood surfaces; Performs maintenance roof coatings and repairs; Performs mold and paint removal; Operates tools and equipment according to established safety procedures; Performs preventive maintenance on tools and equipment and ensures that equipment is in safe operating condition; Follows established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.; Stores, handles and disposes of paint, stain, varnish, and other chemicals according to established procedures; Corrects unsafe conditions in work areas and reports any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately; and Ensures proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
MS Windows/Office; KRONOS; SAP
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
High School + 4-years
Driver’s License — Preferred
Deadline to Apply
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