PULASKI, VA 24301
Auto Body Shop Painter
Auto body painters must communicate with clients, employers and other employees to plan and execute repair and painting jobs on a variety of vehicles, including cars, trucks. quto body painters may be required to have knowledge of specialty painting techniques. Painters may need collision repair capabilities as well.
In preparation for a painting project, auto body painters remove rust and other debris from surfaces to be painted, fill cavities and dents in vehicles to create an even surface, mask or tape off details and components to avoid contamination and select the proper colors and substances for the project. The painting process itself involves using paint sprayers and brushes to apply paint to a vehicle, determining the necessary application of paint for a thorough coat and checking for runs or sags in the paint to ensure a quality product.
Education and Career Requirements
- High School Diploma/GED
- Valid Drivers License
- 1-2 years experience
Must have resume
Must pass all pre-employment screen