Painter | Iowa Events Center & Wells Fargo Arena - Spectra (Des Moines · IA)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management
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Under general direction of the Engineering Department; position will be responsible for various painting projects around the facilities. Position will also assist in variety of non-skilled engineering duties as events require.


  • Mixes and matches paint, and prepares surfaces for painting by scraping, burning, sanding, and filling nail holes and cracks
  • Applies paint with brush, roller, and spray equipment; uses paint, varnishes, enamels and stains for building interiors and exteriors, furniture, concrete, parking lots, and other materials;
  • Cleans brushes and other equipment used
  • Rigs scaffolding and works off a ladder & lift
  • Maintain inventory of paint and supplies. Order and pickup paint as needed.
  • Keeps in good communication with lead engineer regarding arrival, location and departure
  • Maintain accurate records of labor time, parts/paint used, work accomplished through daily logs, micro-main and allocation sheets.
  • Clearly, effectively and timely communicate work issues with Engineering and Operations staff.
  • Perform Maintenance Technician and/or Carpenter duties/tasks as assigned.
  • Assists with event engineering needs as required including, but not limited to, laying power, unlocking doors, taking radio calls.
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal and external clients.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Demonstrated experience as a painter
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time and meet tight deadlines with limited direction
  • Knowledge of essential tools and equipment used in painting and general maintenance
  • General familiarity with OSHA requirements desired
  • Strong attention to detail and can work independently
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally & in writing in the English language
  • Ability to report for emergencies as required
  • Flexibility availability to work long hours, overnights, weekends and holidays