Painter, Automotive - On Site Training Available!!!!

Colorado Springs, CO
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AFO00190

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Job Summary:

AFO is looking for an Automotive Painterto join our team of outstanding professionals! Apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coats surface of motor vehicles such as automobiles, buses, and trucks with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin, or other material, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices, removes old paint from vehicle, using liquid paint remover and scraper, smoothes surface with sandpaper and steel wool.

  • Roughens aluminum surfaces with acid solution and steel wool to ensure that paint adheres to surface, masks, and covers portions of surfaces not to be painted, paints vehicle or specified portion of vehicle and may paint insignia, letters or numerals on vehicle surface using stencils.

  • Performs painting on a variety of light and heavy equipment, such as combat and tactical wheeled, track and artillery equipment as well as spot painting and stenciling sea land containers by any of the accepted methods of the trade using painting materials that are prepared in special as well as common ways. Applying painting techniques that ensure surfaces have a smooth textured appearance and meets trade standards and military specifications.

  • Determines the methods, techniques, devices, and materials that are best suited for the surface finish.

  • Prepares surface by grinding, sanding, smoothing, filling, shaping, and leveling with metal synthetic resins and plastics.

  • Mix and apply pre-coating agents. Prepares coating material by tinting, toning, matching, blending, and mixing in various additives.

  • Applies coating with brushes, rollers, spray guns and graining devices. Cuts and applies stencils as required.

  • Maintains paint booth and sets up, adjusts, and performs booth maintenance as necessary by following established standard operating procedures.

  • Use authorized procedures in the preparation, application, and disposal of Chemical Agent Resistance Coating (CARC) paint.

  • Move equipment in and out of booth by using material handling equipment or driving using proper ground guides.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Must possess and continuously maintain a current State of Colorado Driver's License prior to start date or by 30 days after employment.

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

  • Automotive paint application equipment; respirators; material handling equipment.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • Work is generally conducted in a shop environment. However, duties may involve the conduct of work in the out-of-doors area with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions.

  • Work will require lifting to 50 lbs.; stooping; climbing; prolonged standing; prolonged sitting; and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical, or biological agents.

  • Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is mandatory in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices.

  • Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations, and published Company work rules.

  • Must be able to pass an OSHA required medical screening.

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