Auto Exteriors LLC Auto Painter in Lancaster, South Carolina
Job SummaryRefinish all assigned vehicles to pre-accident condition according to the written work-order, effectively diagnose and refinish vehicles thoroughly, safely, and profitably in a manner according to Caliber S.O.P., insurance partner and OEM industry guidelines/standardsEssential Job DutiesResponsible for following proper repair procedures and performs all refinish procedures according to factory specificationsto restore damaged vehicles to their original structural appearanceUtilize air sanders, spray guns, sanding blocks, etc. in order to complete quality workManage and control materials cost maximizing usage and inventoryPrepare color tint to match paint color; Mix paint colors, and ensure all formulations, preparations, top coating and curing meet OEM recommended standards for proper application sequence, timing and materials usageFollow all paint manufacturing guidelinesSpray test panels for each vehicle to ensure color matchEnsure that all paint operations are complete, all masking is removed, and all prior paint-related disassembly has been reassembled prior to returning the vehicle to the body technicianComplete QC sheet for every vehicle as applicableAdhere to all regulatory compliance guidelines for hazardous waste disposalMaintain clean, orderly and organized work areaComply with Comp[anysafety rules, guidelines and standardsPerform other duties as required to successfully meet the needs of the businessSkill/RequirementsTypically has a minimum of 3-5 years of refinishing experienceAuto Body Vo-Tech certificate or ASE certification in refinishing preferredMust be at least 18 years of ageComply with all safety requirements, respirator safety, and fitment/usage. Maintain compliance to pass required safety mask fit testAbility to effectively communicate with others, oral and writtenAdvanced communication to mentor/coach/train apprentices as requiredAbility to read and understand basic instructions, written estimates and work ordersMulti-taking; adapts easily to fast-paced environmentPersonable, friendly demeanor with World Class customer service approach to internal and external customersMaintain a well-groomed appearancePhysical Requirements / Working ConditionsPosition is based in a normal shop environment. Frequent physical activity such as kneeling, bending, squatting, stooping, lifting above shoulders is a part of daily activity as well as repetitive tasks involving hand and arm motion and lifting objects over 50 pounds. Must be able to push/pull parts carts and cars with assistance. Working environment consists of: Exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust, along with high levels of noise. Weenforces the Mandatory requirement to wear protective equipment. Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment. Subject to weather conditions both inside and outside. Must have visual acuity to determine the accuracy and thoroughness of the work assigned.