UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

SIGN PAINTER

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8868 (WFSE Skilled Trades)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Perform layout, fabrication, and painting of signs for exterior or interior use.

BASIC FUNCTION

Perform journey-level work in the layout, fabrication, and painting of signs for exterior or interior use.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

First level class of series. Under general supervision, perform journey-level sign painting.

TYPICAL WORK

Perform hand lettering on signs, posters, show cards, doors, and glass;

Layout and cut stencils for lettering and numbering;

Prepare and use pounce paper patterns;

Apply gold, silver, or bronze leaf to surfaces;

Paint and letter numerals and symbols and background pictures for lettering;

Construct signs using materials such as &quotScotch lite", &quotScotch cal", and other adhesives; utilize silk screen process to prepare signs;

Mix paints as required and care for tools and equipment;

May operate motor vehicle and transport materials;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Three years of experience/training in the sign painting trade. May require a valid State of Washington driver's license.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 6-22-87
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05