Pearl Painters
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • 23-34
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Bonuses, Medical insurance, a retirement plan with a 3% company match and paid time off (PTO)

Pearl Painters located in Portland, OR is looking to hire a full-time Painting Crew Leader to paint and lead a crew by directing all aspects of interior and exterior painting projects. Pearl Painters is seeking people who are highly responsible, have strong leadership skills, love to paint, and want to be a part of a company that highly values its employees. Did we mention Pearl Painters gives great bonuses, continued training/development, highly competitive wages, and PTO!

Starting pay for the Crew Leader position is $23-$34 an hour depending on experience plus large bonuses for bringing projects in under budget. We also provide awesome benefits, including medical insurance, a retirement plan with a 3% company match, and paid time off (PTO).


Since 2001, we've been providing high-quality interior and exterior painting for residential customers in the Portland area. We walk customers through each step of the process so that they are involved and confident in choosing us. We also ensure that our crew members have the right tools so that, no matter the job, it will get done right. The scope of work is clear to both the crew and the customer so that everyone has the same expectations. At Pearl Painters, we believe in delivering what we promise to ensure 100% customer satisfaction!

Our team of outstanding professionals is at the core of all we do. Competitive pay, great benefits, a substantial bonus structure, and an environment of continual learning and individual growth are a few of the ways we express appreciation to our employees for the important contribution they make to the success of our company. Pearl Painters is a professionalized company that wants to add to our dream team! Think you match what we stand for?


In this painting / Crew Lead position, you are, first and foremost, a skilled painter. You will play a strategic and tactical role as a lead in the overall success of the company. When on-site, you establish yourself as the customer's point of contact and walk them through the project timeline and expectations. You will spend most of your time painting, and you will lead your crew of 1 -2 people by setting expectations for each project beforehand and coaching them on the company's best-known methods (BKMs), which ensures a smooth process and top-notch results each time. As a master problem-solver, you create ideal outcomes by sticking to the budget for each project without sacrificing quality and customer satisfaction. Additionally, you manage supplies inventory, keep the van and trailer organized and stocked, and set up job sites to ensure they're clean and organized.

You play a vital role in creating and maintaining an efficient crew. You are fair and professional as you assist the management team with hiring, disciplinary, coaching, and termination decisions. You enjoy the variety in your work, take pride in your work results, and love having the opportunity to lead / coach a successful team that delivers more than the customer expects. Manage and perform like an owner, be compensated like an owner!


  • 5+ years of experience in residential repainting
  • 1+ year as a crew leader
  • Physical ability to perform the necessary functions of the job
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • cell phone with data plan

Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you well versed in all aspects of interior and exterior residential painting, including fine finish? Do you take pride in a job well done? Are you detail-oriented? Do you have the desire to be kick-ass? If so, you might just be perfect for this crew lead position. Overqualified or underqualified? Check out our other positions here on our career page:


If you feel that you would be the right fit for the Painting Crew Leader position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you.

Location: 97223

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