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Painter & Carpenter at Home Office

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: McLean, Virginia

Job Description:

Summary Objective:

Complete all carpentry and paint projects in a timely manner to include installation, maintenance, and repairs.

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver the Ultimate Fitness Experience to every member, every time

  • Execute miscellaneous carpentry and painting jobs in commercial settings

  • Ensure all carpentry and painting jobs and projects meet the highest level of US Fitness standards while critically examining and driving down costs

Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply paint to surfaces including canvas, walls, floors, doors, and cabinets

  • Mix, match, and apply paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, and other finishes

  • Scrape, sandpaper, prime, or seal surfaces prior to painting

  • Clean walls to ensure proper adherence

  • Cover surfaces with cloth or plastic to ensure protection

  • Calculate amounts of required materials and estimate costs

  • Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives

  • Erect scaffolding, movable and immovable staging and various rigging to gain access to difficult areas; moves furniture and equipment as necessary

  • Remove fixtures such as pictures, doorknobs, lamps, and electric switch covers prior to painting

  • Select and buy paint from vendors

  • Negotiate prices

  • Purchase quality brushes

  • Apply several coats according to paint directions

  • Tape off areas when needed

  • Apply touchups or second coats

  • Remove paint splatters when finished and clean up all equipment, including brushes and spray guns

  • Utilize spray guns for large jobs

  • Follow blueprints and building plans to meet US Fitness needs

  • Install structures and fixtures, such as windows and molding

  • Measure, cut, or shape wood, plastic, and other materials

  • Construct building frameworks, including walls, floors, and doorframes

  • Help erect, level, and install building framework with the aid of rigging hardware and cranes

  • Inspect and replace damaged framework or other structures and fixtures

  • Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed

  • Work on ladders to reach high ceilings or walls

  • Attend all mandatory meetings

  • Assume all other duties as assigned

  • Work morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours as necessary

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials

  • Hands-on experience with paint application on multiple surfaces

  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction

  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers etc.)

  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings

  • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times

  • Professionalism, honesty, integrity and work ethic

  • Verbal and Non-verbal Communication Skills

  • Work independently in the absence of supervision

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Multi-tasking ability

  • Willingness to learn new tasks

  • Collaborative, Problem-Solving and Analytical Skills 

  • Decision-Making Ability, Good Listening Skills, Strong Verbal Communication 

  • Time-Management Skills

  • Customer-Service and Interpersonal Skills

  • Physical Stamina and Strength

  • Excellent Trouble-Shooting Ability

  • Friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude

Required Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • Minimum of 2-5 years related experience

  • Proven experience as carpenter and hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials

Physical Activities Required: 

Physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Walk, lift, bend, squat, and reach with ease

  • Stand for long periods of time

  • Lift up to 100 pounds unassisted

  • Clear diction and acute hearing for communication

Employee Benefits:

All US Fitness team members receive:

  • Complimentary Membership and Guest Privileges

  • Discounts on Personal Training, Mind&Body, Aquatics, and Kids Programs

  • Discounts on Serenity Day Spa Services and all apparel

  • Employee Referral Bonus

  • In-house Continuing Education Credits and CEC Reimbursement

Additional Full Time Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Benefits and Group Life Insurance Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off


If you have an inquiry about an application or have a physical and/or mental disability and need special accommodations applying for a job using our online application system, please call 703-740-9009. 

Candidates outside of the specified area are welcome to apply but if selected for an interview, they must be willing to travel at own cost. Relocation assistance is not offered. 

US Fitness is an equal opportunity employer and conducts all hiring and employment practices strictly in accordance with applicable employment discrimination laws and regulations. Discrimination in employment on the basis of any classification protected under federal, state, or local law is a violation of our policy and is illegal. The Company does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), pregnancy, protected veteran status, status as a uniformed service member under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“uniformed service member status”), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or other categories defined by federal, state, or local law.