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Position: Architectural Paint Craftsman
Organization: Sage Restoration
Location: Kingston, Ontario

Are you a painter/glazier who sees architectural painting as a craft?

We are looking to hire an experienced paint craftsperson who is dedicated to traditional natural materials and techniques, is proficient in the best practices of heritage restoration, and is always looking to elevate their work.


We are looking for an experienced painter with proficiency in using traditional finishes and natural oils. The ideal candidate should prioritize quality of work, cleanliness, and attention to detail while working efficiently with a team and improving their craft over time.

European training at a trade-relevant school or work as an apprentice under a master painter is considered a strong asset. Awareness of the Windowcraft system of window restoration and the use of linseed oil paint also an asset.

The ideal candidate should be physically fit and comfortable working at heights.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Restoration, preservation, and finishing of architectural building elements, such as windows, doors, and other architectural details.
  • Coordinating with workshop joiners and on-site construction teams.
  • Tracking work progress and improving efficiencies.
  • Oversee an apprentice.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Experience and interest in traditional materials and methods.
  • Completed diploma or certificate from a relevant trade/craft school.
  • 2-3 years of heritage finishing experience is an asset.
  • Knowledge or experience of linseed oil paint an asset.
  • Health and safety awareness.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent time management skills
  • Able to take direction and work independently.

Perks and Benefits: Staff discount on Sage Restoration product.
Pay Range: $18-28/hr depending on experience.
Start date: September 2021
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $18.00-$28.00 per hour

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 14 2021    ID: 61328