Painter - University Hospital
Madison, WI 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a Painter to:

  • Perform painter journeywork in accordance with practices and procedures consistent with the painting trade.
  • Do remodeling work with blueprint, drawings/sketches, schematics, written specifications etc.
  • Maintain high quality work specific to the trade. This includes timely and effective completion of assigned service requests, demonstration of knowledge, skills and ability required for successful performance in the trade.
  • Collaborate effectively with Maintenance and Engineering coworkers and other departments to complete work.

Minimum - High School Diploma or GED.
Preferred - Completion of Painter apprenticeship.

Work Experience:
Minimum - Three years as a painter.
Preferred - Painting experience in healthcare setting.

Licenses and Certifications:
Minimum - Journeyman Painter Certificate or ability to certify equivalency of required hours for Painter Journey Worker.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Valid driver's license.
  • Knowledge of all methods, procedures, practices and tools of the painter trade.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings/sketches, schematics, diagrams and written specifications as they pertain to the Paint Trade.
  • Must also have a general understanding of how they pertain to all other trades.
  • Must be knowledgeable of State, local building codes and life safety codes as they apply to UW Health.
  • Possession of good customer service skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of hand tools, hand help power tools, their setup, operation, maintenance, and safety precautions.
  • Must be able to effectively follow written & oral instructions.
  • Maintains high quality of work specific to the trade, as shown by: Timely and effective completion of assigned service requests, demonstration of knowledge, skills, and ability required for successful performance in the trade shown by actual work completed, computer, and paper records.

Physical Requirements:
Heavy: Ability to lift up to 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged. EOE, including disability/veterans.

Work Schedule:
This is a full-time position, or scheduled for 40 hours per week. The position is day/night shift, Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or 4:30 pm to 12:30 am. Hours may vary depending on the operational needs of the department.

Multiple Openings: This posting represents two open Painter positions.

in Madison is a Magnet-designated facility that's and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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