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CV, Painter Seeking Work

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Serial No: 47136
(12/27/1962, male)
List top 5 skills: decorator, painter
Short Bio:

Multi skilled, hard working and efficient from a practical background having worked in the construction industry as a Painter/Decorator for over 30 years with a proven track record of ensuring work is undertaken to specification and completed on time.

Current location: 

Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

Scottish

Spoken languages: 

english, gaelic

Locations I am interested in working:

United Kingdom



Personal Summary:

Multi skilled, hard working and efficient from a practical background having worked in the construction industry as a Painter/Decorator for over 30 years with a proven track record of ensuring work is undertaken to specification and completed on time.

 

Professional Experience & Competencies:

 

My professional experience involves undertaking high quality painting work covering repairs, refurbishment and upgrades to a range of housing and other properties and buildings working individually, as part of a team and as a supervisor. I provide a responsive service to clients, liaising effectively with customers and other contractors.

 

Experience of decorative finishing such as:

• Application of all types of paint systems by brush and roller for interiors and exteriors

• Fitting and hanging wall coverings

• Preparation of surfaces for the application of decorative and/or protective finishes

• Application of specialist finishes such as graining, marbling

• Ames taping and filling

• Application of various floor paints ie. Epoxy and water based

• Application of road marking paints, eg. runways

 

Experience of industrial painting such as:

• Experience of working in industrial settings and working on industrial, marine and mechanical structures

• Experience of paint application equipment, sandblasting, spray equipment and brush treatment working on high end marine work, eg. leisure boats, fishing industry boats providing high quality finishes

• Preparation of work areas by special treatments and abrasive blasting

• Application of industrial finishes including paint spraying/by brush

• Application of T-wash to galvanized steelworks

 

Awareness and knowledge of Health & Safety/Risk Assessment issues:

• Working at heights – height safety awareness/equipment standards, eg. safe erection of scaffolding, ladders, etc.

• Working knowledge of confined spaces and their hazards

• Working knowledge of COSHH

• Manual handling – experience of complying with safe working practices and assessment of risk.

• Experience of maintaining a safe working site including safety precautions for operating machinery, awareness of potential hazards, use of personal protective clothing/equipment, completion of risk assessments and method statements

 

Personal skills:

Good communication and inter-personal skills

Ability to work on own initiative or work within team setting

Ability to work to deadlines

Excellent eye for detail

Training and supervisory experience

Full clean driving licence

Basic computer skills

Experience of night shift working patterns (12 hour shifts)

 

Vocational Qualifications:

4 year Apprenticeship Painter & Decorator with N. Morrison (Painter & Decorator) and Hebridean Decorators

Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Construction: Painting & Decorating Level 2

 

Other Training:

Construction Skills Certification Scheme/Health & Safety Test

Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate

Fire Safety courses

Ladder Safety Course

Portafleck Spray Painting Course

 

Work History:

Sept 2014 – Oct 2015–
Alex Murray Construction – Painter & Decorator

Dec 2013 – Aug 2014 –
BiFab, Arnish Point – Painter & latterly Janitor/Handyman

1995 to Dec 2013 –
Self employed Painter & Decorator (with one employee)

1988-1995 –
H. Walker & Son – Foreman Painter & Decorator

1987-1988 –
Nuttal – Painter/Shotblaster

1978-1987 –
Hebridean Decorators – Painter & Decorator and Norman Morrison – Painter & Decorator (Apprenticeship)

 

Summary of some previous projects undertaken:

Western Isles Hospital (new build) – Painter Supervisor in charge of 18 staff to undertake all painting work for this new build

Western Isles Council – painterwork – cyclical maintenance of local authority housing stock, schools, Sports Centre, care homes

Marine industry work – paint treatment to leisure boats, fishing industry boats and industrial structures

Stornoway Airport – internal painterwork of offices for Bristows Helicopters and Airport Terminal building

Various Churches/Church buildings – internal/external painterwork using graining skills

Uig Lodge – full renovation of Lodge building

Nessglaze Ltd – varnishing and staining of replacement/new windows and doors

Fort George, Ardersier – internal painterwork of buildings

New pier at Holm, Stornoway – industrial painting of steelworks