Auto Body Painter

Reports to: Body Shop Manager

Position Description
Performs skilled work in preparing metal and other surfaces on automotive vehicles for painting and in applying lacquers, primers, synthetic enamels, polyurethane, and epoxy with spray guns and other auto painting equipment to automotive and construction equipment; and does related work.
An Auto Painter is responsible for proper preparation of surfaces and application of painting materials to a variety of exterior surfaces. The work of an employee in this class is distinguished from that of other journey level painter classes by the fact that the work primarily involves the painting of automotive vehicles. An employee in this class does not usually erect scaffolds and platforms but may work at heights of up to 30 feet. An Auto Painter spends a substantial portion of the work time spray painting. The duties may also require that an employee wear a mask, fresh air breathing apparatus or other safety equipment as needed, when working with paint products emitting hazardous vapors.

Skills and Qualifications
5+ years of auto body collision repair experience required 
Must be able to work overtime and weekends when needed.
Collision painter graduate preferred
I-CAR certification or Sikkens or Water training preferred
Must have a high school diploma/GED
Must be very quality oriented - working on brand new vehicles.
History of working independently and in a team environment  
Strong attention to detail
Highly organized, able to handle multiple concurrent assignments  
Reliable work history, attendance and punctuality  
Must have valid driver's license  
Must have dependable transportation
Must pass a criminal background check
Must pass a drug test screening
Speak English

Work Environment
You will work in well-ventilated and well-lit repair shops. May also require that an employee wear a mask, fresh air breathing apparatus or other safety equipment as needed, when working with paint products emitting hazardous vapors.

Work Schedules
Normal work schedule is Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., however actual schedule is dictated by volume of repairs.

Compensation: 
Compensation is based on experience and performance with annual incomes generally around 40-50k depending on performance. This is a full time position with benefits.

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Position Location(s) hiring

Company:

The Patrick Dealer Group

Location:

Schaumburg, IL 60173

 

Status:

Full Time, Employee

 

Job Category:

Body Shop Support

 

Contact Information 

The Patrick Dealer Group

526 Mall Dr., Schaumburg,

IL 60173

Submit resume to:

glishchynsky@patrickcars.com