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Shaw Industries Inc Painter in Columbia, South Carolina

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Position Overview

Position Overview:

Provide painting and carpentry skills for Site.


  • Ensure adequate stock of painting supplies

  • Manage waste fluids generated in the operating areas. Ensure proper labeling and delivery to Drum Yard.

  • Repair lavatory facilities.

  • Repair office ceiling tile systems.

  • Repair/Install flooring systems as required.

  • Paint offices and other plant areas as instructed by Supervisor.

  • Secure cabinets, bookshelves and other furniture to prevent tipping

  • Secure white boards and corkboards to walls.

  • Caulk and seal building as required.

  • Relocate office furniture as needed.

  • Spread sand/deicer during periods of inclement weather.

  • Maintain/Install outdoor signs.

  • Build wood boxes as required for shipment of items.

  • Participate in preventative maintenance activities as required.

  • Make minor repairs to insulation in all areas of plant

  • Applies, removes, mixes and matches paint.

  • Remove old finishes and prepares surfaces for painting by repairing, sanding and patching.

  • Repairs, maintains and constructs buildings’ woodwork and equipment.

  • Selects materials and operates equipment to complete work with a variety of carpentry tools, portable power equipment and large machinery such as saws, drill presses, wood lathes and sanders.

  • Makes computations relating to dimensions of work

  • Uses a variety of hand tools, such as brushes, paint rollers and sponges, as well as hand power tools to complete work.

  • Performs visual inspection of all material prior to painting.

  • Thins and strains paints to required consistencies and viscosities to produce specified finishes.

  • Performs work of appreciable difficulty, where areas are not easily accessible due to unusual contours and irregular shapes, as well as a number of raised or required depressed surfaces.


  • Ability to sit, stand, or walk for 8 to 12 hours

  • Ability to bend, stoop, squat, lift, carry, and reach frequently.

  • Able to ascend and descend a ladder.

  • Able to lift 50 lbs frequently

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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