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Oregon Apprenticeship Guide - Traffic & Decorator Painter


Job Description
Painters apply paints and prepare surfaces for painting. Preparation is the most important part of painting and all sorts of surfaces, including wood, metal, masonry and sheet rock must be prepared. Painters also apply other types of wall coverings besides paint, such as vinyl, fabric and aluminum. Traffic control painters paint striping on roads.
Working Conditions
The work is done indoors and outdoors. Painters spend many hours on their feet and often work at heights from scaffolding or "boson chairs." The work is strenuous and physically demanding. 

Apprenticeship Committees    


MA# 1024 


Western-OR SW-WA Painters JATC

In Portland: 503-287-4856
In Eugene: 541-747-1884
Website: www.paintertraining.org

OR - Statewide: Painter

Area 1: Traffic Control Painter

WA: Clark, Klickitat, Skamania, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum and parts of Pacific County

View our July - December, 2015 Opening Notice here

 Portland: Accepting applications every Tuesday
 Eugene: By appointment only
*Application must be made in person and completed on site*

MA# 1056 


Area I Painters JATC

Phone: 503-675-0548
Website: www.areaonejatc.com

Area 1 : Painter

​ ​ View Opening Notice for 2015



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