Our client a multinational organization with offices in several continents is urgently looking to fill vacancies for their operation at Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean Highland.





  • Responsible for executing painting work on construction projects. Responsible for pre-job planning, painting, preparation, application, and clean-up painting activities.
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned including. general labor duties, operating equipment, and assisting other workers to complete assigned projects.


  • Reports to and receives assignments, instructions, and direction from the Foreman.
  • Reads and interprets instructions and documentation and plans work activities.
  • Performs maintenance on buildings, ground structures, utilities, and installed equipment and systems to ensure proper operation, minimize breakdowns and maximize useful life.
  • Performs routine to moderately complex surface preparation, painting, and finishing tasks, applying a variety of methods, media, and techniques to both interior and exterior surfaces.
  • Applies paints, sealers, and solvents to the exterior and interior building surfaces such as carbon steel, weathering steel, plaster, sheetrock, concrete, and wood.
  • Performs building exterior and interior caulking, finish repair, drywall finishing, and texturing tasks.
  • Operates equipment such as airless spray equipment, texture gun, scaffolding, and motorized lifts.
  • Uses mechanized high-reach equipment to renew caulking on exterior building panel seams, windows, and doors.
  • Performs special refinishing tasks including wood surface preparation, staining, and sealing.
  • Performs minor plaster repair, blending newly renovated wall surfaces with existing plaster.
  • Surveys building painting project sites to estimate time and material quantities required; selects appropriate surface coatings.
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating professionally with customers, coworkers, and supervisors.
  • Moves materials and equipment to work locations and sets-up work site.
  • Completes records, maintains tools and equipment, and performs various clean-up/housekeeping activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, sanitary, healthy, presentable, and professional atmosphere, free of dust, clutter, and trash in all working facilities/areas.
  • Responsible for proper utilization and safeguarding of all government and contractor-provided property (e.g., including government facilities, equipment, and tools).
  • Responsible for the precise execution of Company time reporting procedures and accurate completion of timesheets.
  • Observes and follows all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal protective equipment.
  • Performs other duties and activities as directed.


  • Skill in selecting and applying paint and associated products.
  • Skill in applying coatings and/or caulking and completing repairs to the exterior and interior surfaces.
  • Skill in wood surface preparation, staining, and/or sealing techniques.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Ability to select, mix, and apply surface coatings that successfully match and/ or restore interior or exterior surfaces.
  • Must have knowledge and skills in hazardous materials handling, application, and disposal.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and written reference material, and follow engineering drawings, specifications, and instructions.
  • Able and willing to work periods of long hours to meet mission and project requirements.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, bending, standing, climbing, or walking.
  • Must speak, read, and understand the English Language.
  • Must pass overseas medical screening and be in good health.
  • Must have a valid country of origin driver’s license.


  • Any painting certification/s is highly desired.


  • Must be at least a High School, Technical, or Vocational course graduate is required.


  • Must have at least (3) years of experience in painting various facilities and equipment.

Basic terms of the job offer.

  • Assignment Duration: 12 months. Renewal subject to performance.
  • Base Monthly Salary: 48 hours per week minimum work requirement: $500.40 (based on 48 hr. work week requirement)
  • Working schedule: 48 hours per week (8 hours per day/6 days a week)
  • Payroll period: Monthly. Amount give take home.
  • Overtime: Work more than 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday, will be paid as overtime at the base salary rate.
  • Accommodations: Housing, transportation, meals in-country, and laundry facilities are provided
  • Sick Leave: Employee will accrue 2.67 hours of sick leave for each full month of service, beginning with the completion of the first full month of Foreign Service employment.
  • Annual leave Up to 21 days paid at the end of each 12-month contract.
  • Travel will be provided by the employer to the employee’s home country.
  • Project Holidays: 10 paid holidays. New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, President’s Day, Philippine Independence Day, USA Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Other requirements

  • Your Passport must be valid for at least 12 months, with at least 6 total blank visa pages remaining.
  • Updated covid and yellow fever vaccination certificate
  • Medical exam report at a date to be advised.

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Experience Required3 Years

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