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Automotive Painter

Company: First Performance Auto Body
Location: Glen Ellyn
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description First Performance Auto Body is now hiring experienced detailers with extensive knowledge and experience in buffing exteriors and detailing interiors for Automotive Dealerships in your area This position has an opportunity for advancement and promotion as your wash and detail skills progress. $20 - $50 per hour based on experience Job Responsibilities: Inspect refinished body panels for proper color match and acceptable finish texture, bringing any quality issues to managements attention immediately. Prepare surface for buffing utilizing proper finish sanding products and technique (see SOP). Restore refinish panel(s) to OEM quality utilizing provided rotary buffer, correct buffing technique, compounds and polishes defined in SOP. Inspect remaining (not repaired/refinished) vehicle surfaces for overspray and remove as needed. Remove and clean all compound or polish residue from buffed panels completely and inspect for acceptable finish quality. Inspect all repaired and primed panels for proper and complete body repairs and primer application as defined in SOP. Review any incomplete, missed damage, or improper repairs with management before proceeding. Mask/protect any adjacent panels (non refinish) from scratches or damage before final sanding. Prepare properly repaired and primed panels (including "blend" panels) for final finish application using abrasives, power tools, and hand tools, as directed in SOP. Avoid over-sanding (cutting through finish) or under-sanding (leaving sand scratches that will be visible in final finish) refinish panels. Clean and remove all dust and other particles from repair/refinish panels completely prior to moving completed vehicles to next step. Verify vehicle and repairs to be performed using repair order or tracking label prior to beginning repairs. Assure all refinish products are properly formulated to meet color match and finish texture expectations, utilizing all tools and techniques provided by paint suppliers technical support system (i.e., TDS, color match system, etc.). Mix only the amount of refinish products (primer, base and clear) required to cover repair/refinish area and limit waste, using paint suppliers "mix-management system". Apply refinish coatings, using only approved, provided HVLP spray equipment set at recommended pressure. Apply automotive refinish coatings in designated, properly vented application areas as directed by management. Assure paint area (i.e., booth, prep station, etc.) and paint mix/storage rooms are clean and all refinish products are stored as directed. Clean and maintain all paint formulation and spray application equipment (i.e., paint guns, mixing system, computer equipment, etc.) in proper working order, as directed by management. Visibly demonstrate safety commitment by following all safety and health procedures and modeling the behaviors related to such. Actively participate in support of all safety activities aligned with Safety Excellence. Qualifications: 3 Years experience PPG waterborne Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear. Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat and climb. Ability to lift 1-15 pounds. Company Description First Performance Auto Body is a company that has unlimited work flow and growth. We want to do everything we can to keep our employees happy, safe, and healthy. This position is responsible for working on mixing paint, color match, and being productive.

Keywords: First Performance Auto Body, Chicago , Automotive Painter, Other , Glen Ellyn, Illinois

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