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Make Ready/Painter

Houston Full-Time
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This position will be located near the Southwest

Do you love the idea of rolling a paint brush up and down on a wall, filling cracks and holes with gooey stuff, all to beautify a room or home? If so, then Olympus wants to talk to you!

The MAKE READY / PAINTER is a responsible position accountable for day-to-day painting operations in a beautiful apartment community, ensuring that apartment units are ready as scheduled, and assisting in the achievement of property maintenance goals.




  • The Painter/Make Ready must cover surfaces with drop cloths or masking tape and paper to protect surfaces during painting.

  • Fill cracks, holes, or joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives.

  • Apply primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces, such as bare wood or metal, for finish coats.

  • Apply paint, stain, varnish, enamel, or other finishes using brushes, spray guns, or rollers.

  • Calculate amounts of required materials and estimate costs, based on surface measurements or work orders.

  • The Painter/Make Ready must-read work orders or receive instructions from supervisor to determine work requirements.

  • The Painter/Make Ready must remove fixtures such as door knobs or electric switch covers prior to painting.

  • Wash and treat surfaces with oil, turpentine, mildew remover, or other preparations, and sand rough spots to ensure that finishes will adhere properly


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) Please, no third-party calls or inquiries.
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Make Ready/Painter
Estimated Salary: $60K
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