JOB PURPOSE: Summit Truck Bodies, LLC, a quality manufacturer of custom designed service and lube truck bodies, is expanding its workforce due to increasing sales in our Henderson, CO location. If you are a motivated team player who is committed to producing a high quality product on time and safely, we want you on our team. Summit Truck Bodies is looking for a Painter/Prep responsible for the proper application of paint to the body and parts by operating paint spray equipment. We offer competitive wages and a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability insurance, 401(K), paid holidays, paid vacation/personal time, and an employee car discount program. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: * Prepare work to be accomplished by studying work order, bill of materials and blueprints.
Operate paint spray equipment to paint surfaces of bodies and parts.
Dispose of hazardous waste from the painting process in accordance with federal and state laws.
Apply paint coats in accordance with company specifications.
Adjust paint spraying equipment to get proper flow and coating thickness.
Match or detect differences between colors, including shade of color and brightness.
Responsible for inspecting work on an assortment of parts and bodies after paint is applied.
Observe health and safety by wearing respirator, paint suits and all other PPE.
Document actions by completing production and quality forms.
Maintain a clean and safe work area.
Participate in all continuous improvement programs by offering suggestions and exhibiting initiative in areas within direct control.
Other duties as assigned by the manager.
Single stage painting -- base and clear coat capabilities
Paint preparation with sandblasting.
Priming, sanding, beginning to end skills
Finishing processes -- buffing, bodywork, dent repairs. WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL ABILITIES: * Frequent mobility and / or sitting, standing, bending or stooping for prolonged / extended periods. Requires lifting up to 50 pounds frequently.
Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 75 pounds.
Requires working in areas which are not ventilated or air-conditioned.
Requires eye-hand coordination sufficient to operate machinery.
Requires exposure to chemicals and solvents.
Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.
Requires eyesight correctable to 20/20 to read numbers, reports and computer terminals.
Requires hearing within normal range. REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: * High School diploma or equivalent.
Valid driver's license with good standing MVR.
Some technical training helpful.
Must have experience in automotive paint and prep work.
Must have experience using pressure feed spray equipment.
Attention to detail is a must! * Able to use hand and power tools and equipment.
Ability to operate a forklift if required.
Ability to work with multiple priorities and constant interruptions.
Must have basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with constant demands and shifting of priorities.
Ability to work with all levels of employees.
Ability to be responsive and highly efficient with relaying information.
Ability to successfully complete respirator medical evaluation.
Ability to successfully pass a General Abilities Assessment and Post-offer background check, physical and drug screening. * 6 months experience in collision repair, painting, or equivalent training
Must be available for swing shift