Overview

Spend the Winter in Arizona!

Southwest Scenic Group, a Scenic Fabrication shop in Arizona has been providing quality Scenery and Staging for Corporate Events, Broadcast News Sets, Exhibits and Themed Environments throughout the United States for the last 35 years. We are seeking to hire a Full-Time Scenic Artist to work in our Scenic Paint Shop.

Full Job Description
Experience in the following area is preferred; general painting, operation of conventional spray gun, airless sprayer, HVLP sprayer; experience with color matching; working knowledge of paint products and their application in painting; faux finishing techniques.

Responsibilities
– Paints various props (ex. wood graining, aging, textures) to match existing surfaces.
– Prepares surfaces for painting; using sandpaper, brushes, or steel wool, and removes old paint form surfaces, using paint removed, scraper, wire brush, or blowtorch.
– Preps and paints new surfaces for new construction and remodels; Fills nail holes, cracks, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other filler, using caulking gun and putty knife.
– Specialized painting and Faux Techniques, new work and touch up.
– Selects premixed paints, or mixes required portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying substances to prepare paint that matches specified colors.
– Simulates wood grain, marble, brick, or tile effects.
– Applies paint with cloth, brush, sponge, or fingers to create special effects.
– Equipment cleaning, care, and maintenance.
– Understands and demonstrates the proper use of safety practices and ensures department standards are maintained and safety policies for Southwest Scenic Group.

Requirements
– Must be 18 years of age or older
– Ability to lift 60 lbs.
– 2-3 years technical and trade experience in theme painting and air brush painting
– Ability to apply finishes to wide variety of surfaces
– Knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment used within the field
– Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written on technical level
– Demonstrate ability to work with all levels of employees and management, and willingness to give assistance to co-workers
– Demonstrate ability to work independently under pressure; proactive thinker/ self-starter
– Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Benefits Include:
Paid Time Off
Health Insurance
Vision Insurance
Dental Insurance
IRA w/ Employer Contributions
Supplemental Insurance Options
Tuition Reimbursement
Legal Assistance

Pay:
$22.00 – $25.00, Depends on Experience

To apply for this job email your details to jsears@southwestscenic.com