Traffic Control Painter
A traffic control painter prepares surfaces and applies paint on asphalt. Projects include painting traffic directional signs and lines on streets and highways, painting bike lanes, school crossing and crosswalks, runways, and play surfaces. Stripers work outdoor and work can be weather dependent. Traffic control painters mabe be required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License to drive and operate on-the-road striping equipment.
The Traffic Control Painter apprenticeship is a 4 year program. The apprenticeship consists of 7000 hours of on the job training and 144 hours of trade related classroom instruction per year. Classes are generally held in three 1 week block sessions November thru February.
Pay scale at: http://iupatdc5.org/wage-schedules