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by Western University

Reference #: 21747
Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Apr 30, 2021
Experience: 5 Years
Education: High School Diploma
Western University

Job Description

Considered Canada's most beautiful University, Western's main campus spans 400 acres of Gothic-style buildings mixed with modern LEED-certified capital structures providing an idyllic environment for our community of scholars. The university is located in London, Canada, a safe, vibrant and welcoming community of more than 350,000 people serving as a regional medical and industrial hub for southwestern Ontario.

Facilities Management (FM) is responsible for the planning, development, construction, operation, maintenance and stewardship of all the buildings, infrastructure, sites and services within Western's campus community.

The Painter will perform skilled paint work associated with painting, tinting, spraying booth, refinishing, taping, filming, decaling, glazing, glass replacement, minor plaster repairs and other related processes in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial settings.

- Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
- Completion of Ontario College of Trades Painter Program (or Provincial/Territorial equivalent with Red Seal Endorsement (RSE))
Professional Qualifications and Licenses:
- Certified and Registered Painter as recognized by the Ontario College of Trades (or Provincial/Territorial equivalent with Red Seal Endorsement (RSE))
- Maintain a valid Ontario Driver’s License
- Maintain a current First Aid Certificate including CPR where required

- At least 5 years of construction and/or maintenance experience working as a Painter in a large commercial, industrial or institutional setting

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Comprehensive knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the Painter trade
- In-depth understanding of tools, equipment, principles, materials, and terminology associated with the Painter trade
- Basic understanding of other positions within Facilities Management with which you interact
- Comprehensive knowledge in the current versions of all applicable legislation, regulations, codes and
- Ability to investigate, identify, analyze and document information in written or electronic form and resolve problems
- Ability t o meet physical demands of the role, including to lift and transport materials, bend, excavate, climb and reach repetitively, as well as to work in confined spaces or in areas containing designated substances found within OH&S Act as required
- Ability to work well in a team environment as well as autonomously with minimal supervision, and to perform tasks in emergency situations
- Ability to interpret and work from electronic/written operation instruction sheets as well as mechanical electrical, and geographical drawings/maps and produce quick-sketch working diagrams
- Comprehensive electronic, oral and written communication skills with ability to listen fully and respond courteously to instructions, questions and comments
- Dependable and co-operative disposition with ability to establish a rapport with customers, leaders and peers, as well as to interact with others in positive ways which develop mutual understanding, respect and productive relationships

Interested applicants are asked to visit: to apply online to job reference #21747, by midnight on May 12, 2021.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at or phone 519-661-2194.