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CBRE Painter in Boston, Massachusetts


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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Building Management, Engineering/Maintenance, Property Management


Boston - Massachusetts - United States of America, Cambridge - Massachusetts - United States of America

*About the Role: *

As a CBRE Painter, you will be responsible for protecting, preparing, and painting both interior and exterior surfaces.

This job is part of the Engineering and Technical Services job function. They are responsible for providing support, preventive maintenance, and repairs on equipment and systems.

Day Shift hours with off hour needs, must be flexible. Working in several clean and modern patient care facilities. Company van and tools provided.

*What You’ll Do: *

• Oversee the general operation, repair and maintenance of the building’s structure and painted surfaces.

• Perform interior preparation, painting, touch-up, and finishing of areas in need of commercial-level painting. Working under close supervision, utilize several trade skills such as patching, painting, and finishing.

• Use necessary tools and equipment to complete duties related to the application of varnish, polyurethane, primer paint, and other specialty coatings. Including knowledge of different painting specifications.

• Repair and remodel imperfections. This includes masking, preparing, and protecting surfaces, removing, and reinstalling existing signage and mounted hardware to ensure facilities are properly maintained.

• Review assigned work orders. estimate time and order materials, equipment, tools to complete assigned work.

• Ability to understand the scope and timing of a project, and work with other craftsmen to complete various projects or repairs.

• Collaborate with employees, end users and stakeholders concerning work orders, prints, and sketches to understand the structure that needs to be finished.

• Ensure that all tools and equipment are thoroughly cleaned, stored, and maintained for optimum performance and safety.

• Participate in all required HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing, and assessment, etc.

• Report any conditions that could result in an accident or injury to management.

• Apply in-depth knowledge of standard principles and techniques/procedures to accomplish complex assignments and provide innovative solutions.

• Coach others and share in-depth knowledge of their own job discipline and broad knowledge of several job disciplines within the function.

• Lead by example and model behaviors that are consistent with CBRE RISE values. Work to build consensus and convince others to reach an agreement.

• Impact a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams.

• Work within broad guidelines and policies..

• Explain difficult or sensitive information.

• Be able to work both independently and under supervision

*What You’ll Need: *

• High School Diploma, GED, or trade school diploma with 4-5 years of job-related experience. In lieu of a diploma, a combination of experience and education will be considered. Prior shift manager or supervisory experience preferred.

Valid Driver License.

• Ability to exercise judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.

Meet the physical requirements of this role including stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs/ladders, and the ability to lift/carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.

• In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Examples include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

• Organizational skills with an advanced inquisitive mindset.

• Ability to work off hours as needed.

CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate’s education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the Painter position is $31.00 per hour and the maximum salary for the Electrician position is $34.00 per hour. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company’s success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.


CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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