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Painter Helper job

San Diego, CA
Long term
Starting now
Posted 1 year ago

Job Description

San Diego based painting contractor is hiring painter’s helpers for residential work. 1+ years of painting experience is required.

Projects will be in San Diego County.

You will assist lead journeyman painter whenever necessary on the following:

  • Preparation of surfaces to receive paint and other finishes and treatments
  • Interior and exterior wall painting and repair
  • Door and window frame painting
  • Wallpaper removal and drywall repair
  • Tape and mud drywall
  • Match paint and texture
  • Wood deck refinishing, painting, staining, and waterproofing
  • Ceiling grid and tile painting
  • Epoxy painting
  • Patching and sanding
  • Cleaning all equipment (brushes, rollers, spray rigs, cup guns, texturing hoppers)


  • 1+ years of experience in residential painting
  • Desire to learn new techniques and painting products
  • Follow instructions from the lead journeyman
  • Works well with others and follows guidelines
  • Ensure work is done with the utmost quality and provide updates to the supervisor on progress
  • Professional, precise and detail oriented
  • Comply with company safety policies and procedures
  • Reliable, show up on time every day
  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Able to operate paint sprayers
  • Basic tools: Paint rollers & refills, drop cloth, paint tray, brushes, tape, etc


  • $17 p/h
  • Typical work week M-F, from 8am-4:30pm
  • Overtime available

References & background checks will be required.