• Penske Automotive Group
  • $28,430.00 -42,310.00/year*
  • Jersey City , NJ
  • Manufacturing
  • Full-Time
  • 10 Bayside Terrace

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The Painter refinishes damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles in accordance with manufacturer and dealership quality specifications and time standards.

Essential Functions

Performs vehicle inspections, troubleshooting and testing to determine required or recommended repairs including but not limited to dent repair, body work, refinishing, buffing, waxing and painting

Removes rust from metal, and grease and dirt from work surface prior to painting

Masks and protects parts that are not to be painted or coated

Fills cavities and dents with appropriate filler material to attain smooth surface

Mixes paint according to manufacturer's specifications

Selects and mixes coating liquid to produce desired color

Paints surface using sprayer or brush as appropriate to achieve quality repair

Inspects painted units for quality of workmanship, noting any runs, sags, and unpainted area and corrects

Heats and sprays wax or other appropriate coatings onto vehicles and products after they are tested

Operates all required equipment to perform necessary repairs in a safe manner and in accordance with company policies and applicable local, state and federal regulations

Maintains and wears all required safety and health personal protective equipment, including respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer and in accordance with company policies

Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners, and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management immediately

Examines assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended and communicates this information as needed to appropriate body shop or service personnel

Verifies that repairs and painting are complete and to quality standards prior to submitting for final approval

Ensures that customer vehicles kept clean during repair process

Contains costs by using warranty or insurance as needed; evaluating service and parts options for repairs

Communicates with service advisor and/or dispatcher if additional work is needed

Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt of parts, paints and supplies

Maintain a clean, efficient work area and assist in keeping the shop neat and organized

Documents all work performed and recommended on the repair order in accordance with operating procedures

Understands the terminology of the automobile business and keep abreast of technology changes

Follows all attendance and punctuality standards with adherences to timekeeping standards; Employees are required to record the beginning and ending times of any shift, break or departure from work for personal reasons

Follows the Code of Business Ethics and Conduct

Understands and follow all work rules and procedures and follows lawful directions from Supervisors

Upholds the company's non-disclosure and confidentiality policies and agreements

Maintains a professional appearance in accordance with company policy

Attends pertinent training on request

Attends company meetings as required

Other duties as assigned

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

EEO Statement

The Company is committed to hiring a diverse and qualified workforce. We will not consider any characteristic or category protected by state or federal law in hiring or employment decisions, including but not limited to race, national origin, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, status as a parent, or genetic information.
Associated topics: coater, conformal coater, dirt, grit, grit ballast, polish, powder, refinish, spray, surface

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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