Vacancy: MA Painter & Decorator

JOB TITLE: MA Painter & Decorator

REFERENCE NUMBER: GGA-2020-207

HOURS OF WORK : 39
SALARY/WAGE: £9491.04 / £4.68 p/h
CLOSING DATE: 19/04/2020

Modern Apprenticeship


Job Description

As an apprentice you will be employed throughout your training, both at college and on site. The college attendance will be block or day release then applying these skills and gaining further practical experience on site. All entries at college and site must be entered into your Log Book which has to be successfully completed to a high authorised standard. On completion of training you will be graded as a fully trained painter and decorator.

As a painter and decorator you could be :
• measuring surfaces and calculating how much paint or wallpaper you need
• preparing the work area, covering with dust sheets and setting up any ladders, scaffolding or cradles
• washing old paintwork and removing old paint and wallpaper using a blowtorch, liquid paint remover and a scraper or a steam stripper
• smoothing the surface with sandpaper and filling in cracks with plaster or other suitable material
• measuring and mixing colours to the required shade, by hand or using a computer, then applying the paint using brushes, rollers or a spray
• carrying open paint pots up a ladder or scaffolding and balancing them while painting
• cutting wallpaper to size, spreading paste over each piece of wallpaper, hanging it on the wall, matching patterns and trimming around doorways and windows; applying wallpaper to ceilings
• applying ornamental decoration such as coving or ceiling centre pieces, or creative textured finishes such as marbling
• Clearing up as you go and once the job is finished.

Key Responsibilities

As a painter and decorator you could be :
• measuring surfaces and calculating how much paint or wallpaper you need
• preparing the work area, covering with dust sheets and setting up any ladders, scaffolding or cradles
• washing old paintwork and removing old paint and wallpaper using a blowtorch, liquid paint remover and a scraper or a steam stripper
• smoothing the surface with sandpaper and filling in cracks with plaster or other suitable material
• measuring and mixing colours to the required shade, by hand or using a computer, then applying the paint using brushes, rollers or a spray
• carrying open paint pots up a ladder or scaffolding and balancing them while painting
• cutting wallpaper to size, spreading paste over each piece of wallpaper, hanging it on the wall, matching patterns and trimming around doorways and windows; applying wallpaper to ceilings
• applying ornamental decoration such as coving or ceiling centre pieces, or creative textured finishes such as marbling
• Clearing up as you go and once the job is finished.

Key Skills

Literacy & Numeracy test to be carried out prior to Interview.
Must be reliable diligent and punctual.

Apprenticeship Framework Level

SVQ

Apprenticeship Framework Title

Modern Apprenticeship

Training Provider

College

Company profile

Cruden Building & Renewals is an innovative construction company with operations across the West of Scotland.

We have many years’ experience in delivering high quality mixed tenure housing projects for local authorities, RSLs and Co-operatives and have particular expertise in the field of regeneration. Whilst this remains our core area of business, our portfolio extends to private housing marketed under the Cruden Homes brand, along with non-residential projects such as offices and primary care facilities.

A forward thinking and progressive business, we directly employ more than 300 operatives and staff and achieve an annual turnover in the region of £70-80 million, which is derived from framework and partnering agreements, competitive tendering and negotiations. Key to our continued growth and success is our commitment to pioneering construction technologies and integrated management systems, which ensure we can consistently operate highly efficient working practices resulting in project delivery on time and on budget.

Education, Qualifications and Training

Literacy & Numeracy test required at Cruden's Head office prior to interview

Experience & Knowledge

No experience is necessary but a Literacy & Numeracy test required at Cruden's Head office prior to interview

Any Additional Requirements

Apprenticeship will start August 2020 and will last for 4 years

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