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ARAMARK Painter I-EVS-Highland Park in Highland Park, Illinois

Job Description

We're looking to add a PAINTER I to our Environmental Services team at Highland Park Hospital in Highland Park, IL. Candidates MUST upload a resume or cover letter to be considered for this position.

The Painter is responsible for applying preparatory materials, paints, and stains to surfaces of walls, ceilings, equipment, and furniture throughout assigned locations and projects. Essential functions and responsibilities of the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirements and business needs.

Job Responsibilities

? Patches, repairs, and paints all types of surfaces within the hospital. Repaints/touches up entire

areas as necessary.

? Properly prepares surfaces and area for painting (spackling and sanding, removing fasteners and

electrical plates, washes surface areas, sets up ladders/scaffolding and lays drop cloths, etc.)

? Thoroughly cleans area when work is completed; vacuums dust, removes trim tape, and resets

furniture and equipment.

? Strip and refinish office furniture, wall trim and woodwork as well as measure and hang

wallcoverings and signage.

? Repairs minor wall damage. Creates work orders when damage is significant or a leak exists.

? Supports the teardown of old construction, relocation of millwork and shelving.

? Obtain proper approval before using enamels, oil base, epoxy paints, paint thinners and

combustible or flammable products in designated areas. Stores all combustible/flammable supplies

in explosion proof cabinet

? Manage and maintain a paint shop, order and procure materials, cleans and maintains equipment

and all painting supplies.

? Maintains friendly, efficient, positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients and coworkers. Is responsive to customer needs.

? Must be able to work independently and with others.

? Follows all safety procedures.

? Maintains compliance with ARAMARK?s standards of operation, client and within ARAMARK?s

Business Conduct Policy. Maintains all records and reports necessary to regulations and codes.

At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to communicate (both verbal and written) effectively.

  • Two years painting experience utilizing different techniques and experience hanging/removing wallpaper preferred

  • Proven knowledge of painting and finishing techniques, and hazardous materials handling, application, and disposal.

  • Demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

This role may have physical demands including, but not limited to, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and/or extended walking and standing. This role may also require uniforms and/or usage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).


About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .