Trades Represented In Arizona

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PAINTERS AND PAPERHANGERS

Painters and Paperhanger are  skilled craftsman working in the finishing industry of building construction. 

  • Painters apply coatings per the specifications to both, interior and exterior substrates for the purpose of protection and decoration.  


  • Paperhangers  apply wall covering such as paper, fabric and vinyl to the interior finished walls of a construction project.


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DRYWALL FINISHERS/TAPERS

Drywall Finisher/Tapers are skilled craftsman working in the finishing industry of building construction. 

  • Drywall Finishers/Tapers apply tape over drywall seams and apply additional coats of drywall compound to provide smooth, unbroken surface ready to accept whatever finish has  been selected per the specifications.

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INDUSTRIAL PAINTERS

Industrial Painters are responsible for applying coatings per the specification, and following the industry standards designated by SSPC and NACE.


  • Industrial painters are generally employed in the construction and manufacturing industries, applying coatings to bridges, waste water treatment plants, power generating stations and a variety of other substrates that need protection from corrosion.

Local 86 Members Classifications

- Journeyman Painter

- Journeyman Drywall Finisher

- New Journeyman

- Apprentice Painter

- Apprentice Drywall Finisher

  • -Pre-Apprentices