La Vernia ISD

Maintenance/Painter (1488)

Job Posting

Job Details

Posting ID1488


Primary Purpose:

Under general supervision, apply coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect exterior and interior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings and structures throughout the district.  Perform general maintenance and repair of building structures and their mechanical, electrical, and sanitary systems throughout district. 




Clear and valid Texas driver’s license


Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, practices, and tools used in painting trade

Ability to properly apply paints

Knowledge of and ability to mix paint to match colors

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

Knowledge of basic construction and routine maintenance and repair procedures

Ability to communicate effectively (verbally)

Ability to operate hand and power tools

Ability to work independently



5 years experience in painting field


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Painting and Repair

  1. Prepare surfaces for painting, including sanding and removing old paint, filling holes, cracks, and joints with appropriate filler. Tape, float, and texture walls and ceilings.
  2. Select premixed paints or mix required portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying substances to prepare paint to match specified colors.
  3. Paint surfaces, using brushes, spray gun, paint rollers, or other methods to achieve required effects. Stain, seal, and varnish wood surfaces.
  4. Erect scaffolding, set up ladders, or use hoists to perform tasks above ground level.
  5. Pick up and deliver painting supplies to campuses; maintain delivery records.
  6. Receive and complete work orders. Identify and complete needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment using established inspection procedures. Maintain accurate records on material and labor used.
  7. Maintain inventory of tools and assist with inventory control of materials and equipment.
  8. Inspect jobs after completion and ensure areas are clean.

Maintenance and Repair

  1. Assist skilled workers with repair and maintenance of district facilities, including repairing woodwork; replacing electrical switches, fixtures, and motors; painting, repairing, and replacing plumbing fixtures and drainage systems; and replacing broken glass.
  2. Inspect building exterior and interior, playground equipment, and grounds; perform maintenance and minor repairs.
  3. Detect and report needed major repairs on building structures and their systems, including lockers, furniture, and equipment.
  4. Complete repairs as directed on work orders or by maintenance foreman.
  5. Assist with mowing and detailing of district grounds.
  6. Move, install, assemble, and repair all school furniture and playground equipment as needed.



  1. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting and climbing. Operate equipment and use tools according to established safety procedures.
  2. Maintain tools and equipment and perform preventive maintenance as required.
  3. Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment and ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.
  4. Handle and dispose of paint, stain, varnish, and other chemicals according to established procedures.
  5. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.


Supervisory Responsibilities:



Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Small hand tools, power tools, and measuring tools; light truck or van

Posture: Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving

Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis

Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; may work alone; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent district wide travel

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationSupport Center

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/27/2019