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Why work for us?

Our work environment at Third Generation Painting Co. encompasses the best of the construction industry. We supply training and opportunity for individuals to expand their knowledge in not only the construction industry but interpersonal and team building skills. We provide our employees with job stability. We have some employees who have been with TGP for 20-30 years.

Our compensation package provides not only a competitive hourly wage but benefits that are attractive and necessary. We supply group medical insurance, vacation/sick leave, 401K retirement, and opportunities to work on prevailing wage projects. When traveling out of the Eugene/Springfield area is required, TGP supplies transportation, daily per diem to cover meals and hotel costs. TGP is committed to following labor laws, consistent safety training, and a drug-free workplace that is safe for everyone.

Journeyman Painter

Job Description

We are looking for skilled journey-level painters to prep and paint the interior and exterior of structures, buildings, and other surfaces. Your job will be important since good painting has both practical and aesthetic benefits. An excellent painter is knowledgeable in selecting the right material for their job. They have experience in painting with various tools and in various heights and spaces while observing all safety measures. They must be reliable and deft as well as possess great attention to detail in completing their duties. The goal is to deliver high-quality painting work.


  • Read blueprints/instructions and examine surfaces to determine the kind and amount of work necessary
  • Make on-site preparations such as masking, covering fixtures, laying drop cloths, etc.
  • Prepare walls and other surfaces for painting by power washing, scraping, using sandpaper, removing old paint, etc.
  • Fill cracks and holes with appropriate material
  • Mix paint and other materials to prepare the right color or texture
  • Paint surfaces according to instructions with various tools
  • Apply varnish and other finishes
  • Interact with customers and contractors to ensure satisfaction
  • Take and adhere to all health and safety precautions


  • Proven experience as a painter
  • Excellent knowledge of painting material and how to select, mix and apply them
  • Solid knowledge of commercial and/or construction painting techniques
  • Aptitude in using appropriate tools (spray pumps, HVLPs, brushes, maskers, caulking guns, etc.)
  • Good basic math skills
  • Manual dexterity with excellent balance to work on lifts, ladders, etc.
  • Conscientious with great attention to detail
  • Ability to have positive interactions with customers, contractors, and co-workers


  • Must pass a Drug Test and remain drug-free
  • Must show up on time and ready to work
  • Must give your best effort and work hard
  • Working Saturdays and overtime is required
  • Occasional out of town work required

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year