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2 Mar 2023

Painter (All Interested Candidates) at USA Embassy Dar Es Salaam

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Job Description


Paint preparation/selection: 30%

Selects premixed paints and primers as required. Selects proper paint finish (flat, semi-gloss, high gloss), and type (enamel, plastic oil base, water base). Prepares paint by mixing or stirring to meet project requirements. Mixes portions of pigments, dyes, oils and

thinning or drying solvents to match specified color and maintain proper paint consistency. Covers and protects all surfaces or areas not to be painted by installing drop cloths, masking tape, or any other approved method which adequately protects surfaces not to be painted, including (but not limited to) electrical switches, outlet covers, knobs and handles, floors, carpets, furniture, glass surfaces in windows and doors, kitchen appliances, and bathroom fixtures.

Paint applications: 25%

Applies paint to old and new surfaces using brushes, rollers, or spray. Selects the application method best suited to meet the project requirements. Applies paint to a smooth finish, free from brush and roller marks. Avoids runs, splatters, and droplets. Immediately cleans and removes all paint spills, splatters, and droplets.

Removing devices in protected surfaces: 20%

Removes all devices used in surface protection and returns carpets and furniture to their original locations. When practical, reinstalls.

light fixture covers, switch or outlet covers, and replaces any hardware items removed during the surface preparation. Informs supervisor when technical assistance from other tradesmen is required. Safely erects, disassembles, and climbs scaffolds, work platforms and ladders as necessary to gain access to high work areas and complete painting assignments.

Removing old paint: 15%

Removes old paint from surfaces using remover and wire brush to prepare the surface for painting. Fills nail holes, cracks, joints, or other surface blemishes with putty, plaster, or other filling compounds. Smooths surfaces using electric machines, sandpaper, wire brushes or steel wool.

Tools maintenance 10%

Signs for and maintains all tools required to satisfactorily complete project including brushes, rollers, sprayers, etc. Completes a thorough clean-up of all tools and equipment at the end of each workday and upon completion of the project. Secures all tools,

equipment, and materials against theft or vandalism for projects lasting more than one day. Orders supplies and replacement parts and
performs all other related duties as assigned.

*Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the complete duties to be performed by incumbent. Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as necessary and requested by the supervisor.

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Method of Application

Interested qualified candidates should submit their letter of application together with their CV in PDF or Word format in a single attachment which outlines their experience and sustainability of the position applied to email address [email protected] not later than 16th March 2023.

The applicants should clearly state the Job title applied for in the subject line of the email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Female candidates, people with disability and people from other recognized marginalized backgrounds, are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.  CRS Tanzania recognizes many people do not have access to university education, limited capacity to travel, women take career breaks to care for family, and physical access for people with disability is limited in some workplaces including in the field.  In all recruitments, CRS Tanzania uses a competency-based selection process.  This ensures that if a candidate does not have a university degree or many years of experience, their competencies and existing expertise is assessed and valued.

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