Facilities Management welcomes applications for a Structural Trades
I - Painter! This position functions as an individual contributor
in the Structural Trades Shop performing journey-level painting,
staining, color matching and mixing, and/or drywall finishing to
complete painting-related work requests. As an essential services
employee, the position is responsible to respond to other duties as
assigned on an as-needed basis, including alternative work
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
Facilities Management (FM) is responsible for the overall physical
development and maintenance of the campus. The mission of the
department is to provide a safe physical environment that promotes
the advancement and transfer of knowledge.
We help create and maintain a physical environment for campus
through high-quality, competitive services that have earned us
recognition as a national leader in the stewardship of physical
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Painting, Wall Preparation & Color Matching:
This position will assist journey-level painters with various
aspects of painting work including painting interior and exterior
surfaces for protection and decoration by patching, texturing,
priming, sanding, and/or caulking. Applies finishes by use of
brush, roller, and/or spray equipment. Will assist with drywall
finishing by joint compound application, drywall taping, sanding,
and texture matching resulting in a finished wall. Assist with
mixing and matching paint, stains, and other finishing
The position assists the STC II positions in the Structural Trades
Shop to complete small construction projects and fabrication
projects. In support of small construction projects, duties may
include assisting with the removal of existing materials, framing
new walls, hanging drywall, installing doors and windows,
installing ceiling materials, installing flooring materials, and
installing interior trim, and painting. In support of fabrication
projects, this position may assist the STC II positions to cut,
sand, assemble, move and install shelves, cabinets, and other
Asbestos Abatement and Lead-Based Paint Awareness:
This position is required to maintain certification as a “16-hour
asbestos abatement certified employee”. Within this function, this
position is responsible to remove, drill, scrape, clean and
generally work with materials that may contain asbestos. Window
putty, ceiling tiles, floor tiles, and walls may contain some level
of asbestos. Additionally, this position is required to attend
annual training for lead-based paint awareness and stabilization
Paperwork, Scheduling, and Other Duties as Assigned:
The position is responsible for completing material issuance
requests and purchase requests to procure any material needed to
support the position's workload. The position is limited to a
$1,000 per event purchase at the FM Construction Stores without the
approval of their supervisor. The position is provided 15 minutes
at the beginning and/or end of each day to complete their timecard,
close work orders, and schedule their work for the following day.
Timecards are required to be completed daily, when closing work
orders the position is required to include closing comments and
ensure any repair work orders are created. To complete the duties
within this PDQ the position will be required to drive a State
vehicle and maintain a valid State of Colorado driver’s
Actively participates in safety meetings. Follows all safety
policies, procedures, and guidelines, as well as adheres to
Standing Operating Procedures for assignments and use of equipment.
Participates and completes all safety training. Reports potential
safety hazards, mistakes, accidents, and/or procedural violations
to the supervisor in a timely manner.
What We Can Offer
The salary range for this position is $39,192 - $41,922.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder
Be Empowered. Be Successful. Be Boulder.
What We Require
What We Would Like You To Have
- Two years of progressively responsible experience in the
structural trades (building maintenance trades including carpentry
and painting experience).
- Successful completion of a formalized apprenticeship program or
higher-level course work from an accredited, non-correspondence,
vocational or trades school appropriate to the work assignment may
substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year
- Must be a current Colorado resident.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
- Excellent customer service skills.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full-time
or part-time work.
2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements
and outlines qualifications.
3. DD-214 for veteran applicants.
a. Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s preference points
within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would
like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for
preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this
posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy
to Recruiting@Colorado.Edu (mailto:Recruiting@Colorado.Edu) or send
via fax at 303-492-4693 and reference the job to which you are
4. If using the educational substitution for experience: proof of
degree or transcripts.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.
Please apply by August 5, 2021 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs
Select here for additional information regarding Classified Staff
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name:
Boulder Campus Human Resources
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