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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 


Oregon & SW Washington Painters JATC

In Portland: 503-287-4856
Website: www.rtctraining.org

View Nov 1, 2019 - Sept 30, 2020 Opening Notice

OR - Statewide: Painter

Area 1: Traffic Control Painter

MA# 1056 


Area I Painters JATC

Phone: 503-675-0548
Email: apprenticeship@areaonejatc.com
Website: www.areaonjatc.com

View July 1, 2019 Opening Notice for Painter


Area 1 : Painter

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