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Company: Grand Canyon Railway and Hotel
Location: Williams, AZ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure


This is a full-time year round position working at the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, AZ. The Painter is responsible for handling all work orders relating to painting of Grand Canyon Railway facilities.


  • Fully understand and support Xanterra Mission Statement and Core Values.
  • Works to maintain all painting equipment.
  • Mix and blend paints.
  • Prepares painting tasks above and beyond minimum standards.
  • Prepares all types of surfaces for painting to ensure maximum degree of durability.
  • Performs interior and exterior spray painting and properly maintain equipment.
  • Gives accurate estimate of time and material needed for a given project.
  • Applies tape and textures drywall.
  • Applies spray-on acoustic ceiling.
  • Safely operates and use sandblasting equipment to prepare surfaces.
  • Handle all work orders regarding painting, interior, and exterior, in a timely, thorough, and cost effective manner.
  • Develop formal work plans to paint or repair the facilities that include labor and material costing and all elements of safety and material handling.
  • Maintain high levels of quality control throughout painting projects.
  • Refinish or touch up furniture coatings to extend the life of the item.
  • Order paint for projects, ensuring that paint color(s) are matched, and/or approved colors.
  • Professional interface with guests and internal customers.
  • Maintain a clean work site and do cleanup of site to housekeeping standards.
  • Prioritize work orders for painting, based on guestroom occupancy, weather, and GCR Service requirements.
  • Ensure that painting projects adhere to all Xanterra/GCR environmental policies in the application, mixing, disposal, storage and transport of paint and associated paint products.
  • Provide training and development to lower Painter grades.
  • Adhere to all safety, risk management and environmental policies concerning tasks.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment in performance of tasks.
  • Adhere to Lock Out /Tag Procedures
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License, and be able to comply with the Xanterra/GCR Company Vehicle Policy.
  • Minimum four-year's experience as a commercial painter.
  • Competent in all areas of Painter positions II & III
  • Working knowledge of National Fire Code requirements pertaining to storage and use of paint products.

Basic Competencies:

  • Verbal comprehension (Understand oral and written communications, follow detailed directions)
  • Communication skills (provide clear instructions/directions)
  • Reasoning skills (problem solving and troubleshooting skills)

Employment Conditions:

  • Work safely to prevent on the job accidents and injuries.
  • Work in all inclement weather conditions.
  • Work safely to ensure company equipment is secure.
  • Wear protective equipment as required by the job duties.
  • Work hours may include a nonstandard workweek, overtime, and various shift work as needed.

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly standing, walking, balancing, climbing, twisting, eye/hand coordination, manual dexterity, handling, wrist motion, bending/ stooping, ascending and descending ladder.
  • Trunk Strength-The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving our or fatiguing.
  • Static Strength-The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects.
  • Constant carrying, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, and pulling items weighing up to 10lbs.
  • Frequently carrying, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, and pulling items weighing up to 25lbs.
  • Occasionally carrying, bending, stooping, lifting, pushing, and pulling items weighing up to 100lbs.
  • Constantly listening, hearing, seeing, and speaking.
  • Will be required to stand and walk for long periods of time on cement floors and to occasionally walk on uneven surfaces.

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