Painter Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Painter interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

Painter was updated by on March 3rd, 2016. Learn more here.

Question 1 of 25

For an airless paint sprayer, what size tip do you typically use to spray a closet?

"When spraying a closet, I will typically use a 513 or 515. It's important to choose the right size for such a small and closed in space."

Next Question

25 Painter Interview Questions & Answers

Below is a list of our Painter interview questions. Click on any interview question to view our answer advice and answer examples. You may view 5 answer examples before our paywall loads. Afterwards, you'll be asked to upgrade to view the rest of our answers.

  • 1. For an airless paint sprayer, what size tip do you typically use to spray a closet?

  • 2. Do you prefer edging with tape, or without?

  • 3. As a painter, do you have any experience being your own boss? Handling customers and employees?

  • 4. Do you have any problems climbing tall ladders?

  • 5. How familiar are you with this market? Any experience painting here?

  • 6. Do you have your own hand tools?

  • 7. Do you have your own car to get to and from work?

  • 8. Have you removed wall paper before? What is your easiest and most effective method?

  • 9. What is more important, the money or the job?

  • 10. When you arrive for a single room repaint, what is the order of operations?

  • 11. The job specs are for prime and paint and you come across some wood rot. What is your next move?

  • 12. Do you have experience patching holes? If a hole is roughly 4-6 inches in diameter, what do you do?

  • 13. Do you have experience using an airless paint sprayer?

  • 14. How long have you been a painter?

  • 15. How important is quality to you? Give an example of something where the quality of your paint job turned out really well.

  • 16. Tell me about a painting project which you are very proud of.

  • 17. Do you have experience using a lift or a boom?

  • 18. What would you do if you could not be a painter?

  • 19. How do you stay focused and committed to a room while painting?

  • 20. Typically how many coats of paint do you prefer applying to any job for perfection?

  • 21. Where do you see yourself as a painter in five years?

  • 22. Do you use a roll on brush or a paint sprayer? In what situations do you use the other?

  • 23. What was the most difficult room you have painted before?

  • 24. When did you decide you wanted to become a painter?

  • 25. What is your most challenging piece of work you have completed?