Painter/Finisher / Fulltime / Days - Detroit

Facility/Security/Support Services
2010921 Requisition #



Under the direction of the Supervisor, Construction Services completes a variety of duties in addition to painting, which includes wall papering, plastering, partitioning, floor tiling, roofing and the like. Performs other duties as directed.



  • Prepares areas for work by removing furniture, fixtures, masking with tape and paper and positioning drop cloths. May erect scaffolding.

  • Utilizes varnish, wood stain, lacquer, epoxy finish, enamel, primer, spray paints, or premixed paints to decorate and protect interior and exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures. Blends colors or mixes paint to desired color or to match with existing colors.

  • Repairs holes and cracks in walls constructed of plaster with putty or other fillers.

  • Tapes and muds newly constructed drywall walls.

  • Restores surfaces by filling nail holes and cracks with caulk.

  • Prepares walls and adheres wall coverings with wall paper paste.

  • Measures rooms and installs new floor tile, cover base, vinyl covering, or repairs existing tile, cover base or vinyl.

  • Removes or installs drywall, drop ceilings or vinyl wall coverings.

  • Plasters walls and ceilings.

  • Performs tar roofing or reparation as needed.

  • Assists with masonry work by mixing mud and concrete, using jackhammers to remove concrete or sandblasting.

  • Completes fireproofing with a hopper gun and trowel after asbestos removal.

  • May assist in demolition prior to construction and hauls trash and other debris as directed by supervisor.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.



  • High school or G.E.D. equivalent required.

  • Three (3) years of experience as a painter or related experience in order to perform the variety of work required.

  • Commercial experience preferred.



  • Requires the physical ability to stand, bend, and kneel for long periods of time, possibly on ladders or scaffolding. It also requires extensive walking, arm usage and lifting a variety of tools and equipment.

  • Frequent exposure to toxic fumes, flammable material, harsh chemicals, falling debris, and dust.

  • Frequent exposure to fluctuating temperatures due to indoor/outdoor work.

  • Some risk involved in climbing ladders and scaffolding.



       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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