Painter/Prep

Transwest Henderson , CO 80640

Posted 2 months ago

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

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