PRIDE Industries Painter in Fort Polk, Louisiana


PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:

Job Description

PRIDE Industries

Job Description

Job: Painter

Job Code: A93 - PK-Painter

SCA Occup: 23760 Painter, Maintenance

Salary Grade: Federal Wage Determination or Collective Bargaining Agreement

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Approval Date: March 2017


Under general supervision, the Maintenance Painter, paints and redecorates walls, wood work, and fixtures. This position requires practical skill and knowledge of surface peculiarities and types of paint required for different applications. This position requires rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience


  1. *Paints walls, wood work, metal, and fixtures.

  2. *Prepares surface for painting by removing old finish, pressure washing, sanding, or by replacing putty, caulk, or filler in nail holes and interstices.

  3. *Applies paint with spray gun, roller, or brush, and utilizes rollers over brush paint

  4. *Applies textures including stucco.

  5. *Applies and finishes drywall mudding compound and gypsum tape to gypsum board before painting.

  6. *Where required, mixes colors, oils, and other paint ingredients to obtain proper color or consistency.

  7. *Maintains tools and equipment to ensure they are in good working order.

  8. *Documents work completed.

  9. *Complies with PRIDE’s safety program and adheres to proper safety practices

  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Denotes Essential Job Function


• Three (3) years progressively responsible experience, typically acquired through on-the-job training or through a formal apprenticeship training program, or equivalent training and experience.

• May be required to pass cardiopulmonary fitness test for respirator use.

• Knowledge of tools and equipment common to the Painter’s trade.

• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

• Ability to travel to various facilities.

• Effective communication and customer service skills to act responsively to customer inquiries and requests, and escalate the more difficult matters appropriately.


High School Diploma or GED


The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements:

Valid Driver's License


Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance:

• Maintaining an upright position while moving

• Bending and stooping

• Climbing a ladder

• Working at heights exceeding 50 feet

• Lifting or moving tools, equipment, or materials up to 50 pounds

• Breathing through a respirator


Work is performed at a customer’s location in office, shop, warehouse, or outdoor environment. Employees may be required to work in confined spaces. Painters may also be exposed to toxic substances where it is required to wear a respiratory mask which fits snug and close to the face. There is also a risk of exposure to hazardous equipment, noise from work environment, and depending on external weather conditions, wind, rain, cold, and heat.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.

How to Apply

If you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at.PRIDE Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more!

PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.

Job ID 2018-8932

Type Full Time Regular

Location US-LA-Fort Polk

Additional Information N/A