PAE, Inc Painter in Baghdad, Iraq

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Painter

Under general supervision, apply coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect interior/exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings and structures throughout the BDSC

TASKS:

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.

  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation

• Apply paint to surfaces including canvas, walls, floors, doors, and cabinets.

• Scrape, sandpaper, prime, or seal surfaces prior to painting.

• Clean walls to ensure proper adherence.

• Cover surfaces with cloth or plastic to ensure protection.

• Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives.

• Erect scaffolding, movable and immovable staging and various rigging to gain access to difficult areas; moves furniture and equipment as necessary.

• Remove fixtures such as pictures, doorknobs, lamps, and electric switch covers prior to painting.

• Apply several coats according to paint directions.

• Tape off areas when needed.

• Apply touchups or second coats.

• Remove paint splatters when finished.

• Clean up all equipment, including brushes and spray guns.

• Utilize spray guns for large jobs.

• Work on ladders to reach high ceilings or walls.

  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Iraq for extended periods is required. Position may be located in a war zone in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment - temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50-55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere and extreme environment.

  • Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including but not limited to heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time; and being capable of running and ‘duck & cover’ during emergencies without putting oneself or others at risk.

  • Must successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by PAE and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 6 days per week and 10 hours per day, some jobs have higher daily and weekly minimums.

  • Must possess satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health and security measures.

REQUIRED:

Experience: Three (3) years of verifiable experience as a journey-level painter, performing work on interiors and exteriors of structures, industrial facilities or components

Citizenship: US Citizenship is not required for this position.

Education: Completion of a recognized painters’ apprenticeship program.

Security Vetting : Moderate Reliability Public Trust (MRPT) is required. Must maintain eligibility at the required security level for the duration of the contract.

Medical: Favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination.

Language Skills: Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Work Ethic: A strong commitment to maintaining a high performing team which delivers high customer satisfaction.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

PAE is a drug free workplace.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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