Central Shops Scenic Painter – Automotive/Spray Painter

Job ID:531382
Technical – Other
Orlando, FL

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Whether you’re bringing the world’s premier movie and TV scenes to life at Universal Studios, living the excitement of legendary heroes at Islands of Adventure, or exploring the thrills and relaxation in the lush tropical paradise of Volcano Bay; we want to do it with YOU!

JOB SUMMARY: Our Central Shops Scenic Painters provide comprehensive scenic painting services in a workshop facility which is instrumental in maintaining and expanding the visual portion of the guest experience at Universal Orlando Resorts.


  • Paint various props (ex. – wood graining, aging, textures) to match existing surfaces.
  • Perform layout, sculpting, theming and painting of various props from Artist direction and/or conceptual drawings.
  • Perform air brush and conventional spraying, fades and blending
  • Perform cosmetic fiberglass repairs and gel coats utilizing various materials.
  • Documentation of paints and procedures used in modifications and repairs.

EDUCATION: High school degree or GED is required. Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two year college or technical school is preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Required – 3-5 years’ experience in theme painting and air brush painting. Color matching and blending of new to existing finishes is necessary

Preferred – 5-7 years proven experience in a similar work environment dealing with critical paint issues.

Knowledge of all phases of paint, fiberglass and sculpting are needed to be successful in this job classification. Free Style painting is a plus.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Florida Drivers License/ required to operate company vehicles.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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