Lead Painter

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Norman Public Schools
Lead Painter Job Description


Job Title: Lead Painter


Credentials: Valid Oklahoma Driver's License and acceptable driving record.


Education: High school diploma or GED, and specialized vocational training in painting.


Training or experience required: Between 5-7 years of directly related experience or training in painting.  Must be experienced in application of paint with roller, brush and spray equipment.  Must be skilled in drywalling: taping, bedding, and texturing; and in wallpapering.


Site: Central Services Center


Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor


Contract: 260 days


Salary Schedule: Lead Maintenance


FLSA Classification:  Non-exempt


Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform supervision over other painters.  Assign work, review progress, and provide training and technical assistance as necessary.

  • Provide input to supervisor concerning cost and quantity of materials and supplies/equipment necessary to do the job.

  • Perform skilled level painting including both inside and out school building; paints furniture and fixtures, playground equipment; paint lines on tennis courts, stripes parking lots, metal poles, signs, etc.  Operate various spraying equipment.

  • Perform drywall installation or repair including rocking, taping, bedding, and texturing.  

  • Strip and refinish woodwork. Stain and varnish. Match paint colors and textures.

  • Install and repair ceramic and vinyl tile and vinyl base.

  • Oversee housekeeping duties to include ensuring work area, paint shop and tools, including assigned vehicle are properly cleaned and maintained.  

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Employees must possess the basic communication skills to exchange information, give and receive simple instructions and respond to inquiries. Employees in this position may be required to perform routine computations requiring a knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals and/or percentages. The employee must use tools or equipment in a manner requiring competence and must meet certain performance standards which normally would be gained by on the job exposure or training.In a workday, the employee must stand/walk 6 hours per day.  Employee's job requires frequent bending/stooping, squatting/crouching, pushing/pulling, climbing and reaching and occasional crawling/kneeling. Employee's job requires occasional carrying/lifting of up to 75 pounds loading material and supplies. The job requires the employee to use both feet for repetitive movements; both hands for such repetitive actions requiring a simple to firm grasping and/or fine manipulation. The employee must possess manual dexterity to operate hand and power tools safely.  Must possess the color vision to mix and match colors and to see flaws from any angle. The employee must possess hearing/speaking ability to provide instructions and communicate. The employee must be able to hear sufficiently to know if there is an equipment malfunction. Employee's job requires working on unprotected heights (high ladders and scaffolding); Use of/close to machinery; working in the outdoors with temperature changes; driving motorized equipment; exposure to solvents, dust, paint fumes, toxic chemicals.  Must be able to wear a respirator.

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Norman Public Schools

131 South Flood , Norman, OK 73069

At the following locations


425 12TH AVE NE , NORMAN, OK 73071