at City of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Department of Water Management
Bureau of Operations and Distribution
Number of Positions: 3
These positions are open to the public and all current City employees covered under the City's collective bargaining agreement with the Painters Council 14, Bargaining Unit 39. Only employees in City job titles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid.
BID INSTRUCTIONS: Apply on the bid site: AND
1. Check the box on your profile titled "Currently employed by the City of Chicago"
2. Enter your employee ID (located on your pay stub labeled 'payee/employee number')
3. Select your correct bargaining unit
FAILURE TO FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION
Under supervision, performs journey level work in the preparation and painting of interior and exterior walls, floors, ceilings, structures and surfaces of municipal facilities; and performs related duties as required.
*Reads blueprints, specifications and work orders to assess work required and to determine most appropriate preparation and application methods to use.
*Applies primer, paint, stain, varnish and other finishes to multi-surfaces such as, concrete, metal, glass, wood, vinyl, sheetrock and plaster with sprayers, rollers and brushes.
*Cleans and prepares surfaces to ensure paint and other finishes will adhere properly.
*Fills and smooth's holes, cracks, and joints with spackle, caulk and compounds.
*Removes old paint from wood, brick, metal and other surfaces by stripping, sanding, wire brushing, air blasting and power washing.
*Erects scaffolding and ladders to perform painting work above ground level.
*Mixes latex and oil-based paints, tints primers and prepares epoxies.
*Paints viaducts, crosswalks, stripes parking lots and applies street pavement markings such as, stop bars, skip dashes, bike lanes and symbols, and other markings.
*Loads and unloads equipment and supplies from work vehicle.
*Spreads drop clothes to protect equipment and surrounding areas.
*Cleans paint applicators, equipment and work sites after paint jobs are completed.
*Prepares work activity reports.
*Moves furnishings, equipment and other obstacles to complete paint jobs, as needed.
Additional duties may be required for this position.
Location:JWPP (Jardine Water Purification Plant) and SWPP (Sawyer water purification plant)
Days:Monday through Friday
Hours:6:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
*Successful completion of a U.S. Department of Labor registered painting apprenticeship training program and journeyman status; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
*Some positions may require a valid State of Illinois driver's license.
*Some positions may require the permanent use of an automobile that is properly insured, including a clause specifically insuring the City of Chicago from accident liability.
*Some positions may require completion of a U.S. Department of Labor Outreach Training Program (OSHA card)
*Some positions may require an EPA Lead Abatement Certification
*Heavy lifting (up to 50 pounds) is required (e.g., ladders, scaffolding, paint cans)
*Ability to stand for extended periods of time
*Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with one's body, arms, and/or legs
*Ability to access difficult to enter spaces (e.g., cramped quarters)
*Ability to operate applicable hand tools, power tools, and equipment
This position does not require a test or interview. Qualified bidders will be hired in seniority order.Applicants who successfully apply for the position, meet the minimum qualifications, and possess the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be hired in a lottery/random order.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
*Successful completion of U.S. Department of Labor registered painting apprenticeship training and journeyman status.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago in an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of ChicagoDepartment of Human Resources
Brandon Johnson, MayorKathleen Doyle, Acting Commissioner
Applications for this position will be accepted from November 22, 2023, until 11:59pm CST on December 6, 2023
Job Posting:Nov 22, 2023, 6:01:00 AM|Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External:Dec 7, 2023, 5:59:00 AM
BU:39|Salary:$51.55/ per hourPay Basis:Yearly
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer