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Painter and Decorator — Industrial

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A Painter and Decorator — Industrial applies protective finishes in commercial, institutional and industrial settings. They prepare a variety of surfaces (wood, masonry, drywall, plaster, concrete, synthetics, stucco and metal) prior to the application of materials such as paint, high performance coatings, waterproofing, fireproofing, and specialty finishes. Specifically, a Painter and Decorator — Industrial:

  • reads specifications to determine quantities of materials required

  • prepares and cleans surfaces using methods, such as scraping, sanding, sandblasting, hydro-blasting and steamcleaning

  • mixes coatings according to manufacturer’s specifications

  • applies coatings using brushes, rollers or spray equipment

  • practices quality control

  • assembles and erects scaffolding, swing stages and other access equipment

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