Join a team growing with Seattle


The Seattle metro construction industry is booming. We are grateful to have been a part of this unprecedented growth since 1968. While our business strategies change and adapt to the nuances of the industry, one thing has remained the same: Investing in our people comes first.

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Maintenance Painters: A Unique Opportunity

SKIS is proud to service over 13M square feet of downtown office space, including the offices of Seattle’s largest online retailer. We provide training, additional benefits, and flexible swing shift schedules to all maintenance painters. Start here to learn a new trade, or bring your knowledge and experience for even greater opportunities.

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A Career For Life

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  You can have a career in commercial painting that truly supports your family. SKIS Painting provides competitive compensation, weekly pay, health, dental, vision, paid-time off, 401(k) benefits, and a defined career path. We’re a family-owned business built by painters, for painters.

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Define Your Career in Commercial Painting

From day one, we will work with you to develop your career path. SKIS Painting offers training and mentoring to employees of all skill levels. Take a look at our Painter Progression Program to discover the opportunities SKIS Painting has available for you.

Painter Progression Program


Trainee Painter

New to the field? Trainee painter is the starting point of your new career, where you'll learn essential skills so you can grow as a painter. No previous experience necessary.


Painter I

As a painter I, you'll continue to develop jobsite, safety, and customer service skills as you advance in your trade.


Painter II

The painter II phase combines a growing skill set with greater responsibility, including leading smaller teams and training newer painters.


Painter III

A painter III demonstrates a seasoned skill set while communicating with customers and team supervisors, training newer painters, and overseeing jobsite safety.


Lead Painter

Ideal for people with industry knowledge, our lead painters retain a robust skill set while supervising a team of painters at one of our many jobsites.


Master Painter

The master painter oversees our largest teams, providing mentoring and development for team members while performing jobsite tasks at an expert level.


At SKIS Painting, People Come First

We care about our employees as painters and as people. Here's how we demonstrate our commitment to the SKIS family:


Safety is—and always will be—our first priority. SKIS Painting is dedicated to a safe work environment.



We value an environment of collaboration. We empower our team to be creative, think innovatively, and make decisions.


Career Path

We offer an extensive training program and career path. Employees know how and when they can be promoted within the company.


SKIS Painting strives to be the “employer of choice.” We provide a comprehensive rewards package and weekly pay to all employees.


Educational Assistance

SKIS Painting encourages our team members to maintain expertise in their profession and keep abreast of changes within the industry.


SKIS Painting provides a defined contribution 401(k) plan where employees are provided with the opportunity to plan and save for their future.



We believe in proper rest and relaxation. Paid time off is a standard benefit for all employees.


SKIS Painting provides an employee benefit package unparalleled to others.

“If we want to have employees for life, we have to be able to provide a career path for them.”

Jesse Ficks

Let us know if you have questions. Call, email, or check out our full list of open positions.

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