Position Overview

Painters and decorators apply paint, wallpaper and other finishes to inner and exterior surfaces of commercial and residential buildings and new structures. They are usually engaged by construction companies, private contractors and building maintenance service providers, or they might be self-employed.

Cover Letter Guidelines

In a painter cover letter, use all kinds of keywords related to painter job. Provide necessary information regarding your credentials and draw attention to your reasons for being interested in a painter job. Mention why you need this job and what you want to attain in your career as a painter. Show how your exceptional background fits the requirements of your future employer. Bear in mind that employers are looking for painters that will match the kind of job opening. Thus, you must show what skill set you can bring to your prospective company and how this matches the kind of painter job.

Following is an excellent cover letter sample for a painter resume. This sample cover letter might also be useful for the following relevant job titles.
• Construction or Maintenance Painter
• Decorator
• Painter / Decorator Apprentice
• Paperhanger


Painter Cover Letter Example


Alex Rogers
132 2nd Street
Monson, MA 65947
(000) 767-5463
alex @ email . com

November 8, 2015

Mr. Davis Joe,
Senior Production Manager
Polymer Corporation
52 North Ave
Monson, MA 65987

Re: Painter (Job ID 4345)

Dear Mr. Joe:

I am writing to apply for the position of painter with Polymer Corporation that I viewed on your web site today. I am very interested in pursuing painting profession, specifically working with your company due to its standing in market. I am energized about the prospect of being able to deliver my skills and capabilities and achieve your targets effectively.

As you will note in the enclosed resume, I am very skilled in reading specifications to identify quantities of required materials, preparing and cleaning surfaces by means of different methods such as sandblasting, scraping, sanding, hydro-blasting and steam-cleaning. Moreover, I have demonstrated ability to apply oil, varnish, fiberglass, stains, lacquer, enamel and metal coating by means of rollers, brushes and spray tools.

In addition, my superb customer service, communication, and time-management skills gained through my previous experiences at different companies would contribute significantly to your success.

I am certain that my painting acumen will enable me to exceed your expectations. I am available for an interview at a time suitable to you and can be contacted by telephone at (000) 767-5463. Also, I will call you next week to follow-up.

Thank you for your time and consideration.




Alex Rogers

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