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Based in Boulder, CO, Melton Design Build is one of the top firms in the country. With a focus on ecstatic clients and happy employees, we’ve made it possible for hundreds of residents to enjoy well-designed homes that enhance their lifestyles since 1993.

Position Overview

Conducts painting and material finishing services for contracted Melton Design Build Projects. Provides start to finish “in-house” painting and wood finishing, painting support, touch-ups, and painting/finish element quality control services as designated. Provides great customer service and communication while conducting paint/finish services on-site.

Essential Functions

  • Application of various finishes to buildings, rooms, walls, ceilings, cabinetry, and other built structures and construction elements.
  • Preparation, cleaning, masking, taping, and protection of various areas of jobsites for painting and material finishing.
  • Paint and stain mixing, color theory, and color matching.
  • Mixing and applying paints, varnishes, stains, and sealants for a quality and lasting finish.
  • Caulking, puttying, plastering, sanding or otherwise, to repair and prepare surfaces and materials for painting and finishing.
  • Paint and finish applications for both Interior and Exterior building materials, for Residential and Commercial projects.
  • Obeying workplace safety rules.
  • Keeping workspace, tools, and vehicle clean and organized.
  • Buying paint and finish materials, and other supplies, as necessary.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge and experience in painting residential and commercial spaces.
  • Ability to receive detailed instructions and execute job functions with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to work independently in a very organized manner.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Excellent follow through with numerous simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to work in a team setting, as well as individually motivated.
  • Ability to work unsupervised, and self-manage time and deadlines of assigned projects.
  • Good balance and physical endurance.
  • Knowledge of quality painting and wood finishing techniques.
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety standards.
  • Experience operating various painting related tools and equipment, such as paint sprayers, brushes and rollers, ladders, scaffolding, lifts etc.

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on painting experience, in the construction industry.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of standing.
  • Must be able to lift up to 80 pounds.
  • Must be able to operate a full spectrum of carpentry tools.
  • Must have an extensive set of personal tools which can be used on the job.
  • Must have reliable transportation to reach (multiple) project sites.
  • Must be able to work safely at client sites in a variety of weather conditions and terrains.

Contributing Behaviors:

  • Emotional intelligence.
  • Building and exhibiting team member trust.
  • Engaging in effective and productive communication.
  • Engaging in unfiltered conflict around ideas.
  • Commitment to decisions and plans of action.
  • Holding oneself and other accountable for delivering against the agreed upon action plans.
  • Focusing on the achievement of collective results.


Melton offers an excellent benefits package, including:

  • 100% paid health, dental and vision insurance
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care FSAs
  • Short Term Disability
  • Employee Wellness Reimbursements
  • Company-matching Simple IRA
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Tool loan program 
  • Competitive salary
  • Fun & rewarding place to work
  • Monthly employee events and annual parties
  • Core values that include integrity, respect, dependability, and continuous improvement
  • Training and career advancement opportunities
  • Family-friendly atmosphere

Position Pay Information:

Full-Time (40 hours)
$20 – $30 / hour

Why Work With Melton

At Melton Design Build, our commitment to a people-first culture extends beyond our projects to the very heart of our team. As a proud Certified B Corp, we passionately believe in not just doing well, but doing good—offering a benefits package that reflects our deep commitment to employee well-being and community impact. From 100% employer-paid medical premiums to enriching work-life balance initiatives, and robust retirement planning, we ensure every team member feels valued, supported, and empowered.

Comprehensive Health Plan

100% paid medical premiums. Comprehensive dental and vision plans. Plus an HRA to offset costs.

Financial Wellbeing

Simple IRA with a match, enhancing your savings. FSAs for health and dependent care, stretching your dollar further.

Work-Life Harmony

Generous vacation and sick leave. Seven holidays off. Engage and grow with our community and team events.

Total Well-Being Support

From wellness reimbursements for your fitness journey to an extensive Employee Assistance Program for life’s challenges.

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