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Paint Assistant - Kearny Mesa Chevrolet Collision Center

Company: Sunroad KM Chevrolet LLC d/b/a Kearny Mesa Chevrol
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Paint Assistant - Kearny Mesa Chevrolet Collision Center

Job Summary:At our Collision Center and Body Shop, you will be able to take advantage of the latest and greatest collision repair technology including state-of-the-art spray booths, computerized paint mixing and matching. Responsibilities: - Will be responsible for buffing all cars and preparing them for painting and repairs. - Will help the painter and assist with other projects as needed. - Operates and uses all body shop equipment properly and safely. - Removes rust from metal, and grease and dirt from work surface. - Masks and protects parts that are not to be painted or coated. - Fills cavities and dents with putty to attain smooth surface. - Assists with mixing paint according to specifications. - Helps to select and mix coating liquid to produce desired color. - Paint's surface using sprayer or brush as appropriate. - Inspects painted units for quality of workmanship, noting any runs, sags, and unpainted areas. - Maintains tools and keeps equipment clean and in a proper condition while keeping work area clean and tidy. - Maintains and wears all required safety and personal protective equipment, including a respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer. - Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners, and other hazardous materials and reports any deviations to management. - Cooperates and assists other personnel in the repair and prepping of vehicles. - Understands, keeps abreast of, and complies with federal, state, and local regulations that affect body shop operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc. Qualifications: - Previous experience working as a painter in a body shop is highly preferred. - Must be detail oriented and organized. Required Skills/Abilities: - Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. - Ability to read service and repair manuals. - Ability to perform repairs in a timely fashion. - Ability to read work orders. Education and Experience: - High school diploma or equivalent required. Physical Requirements: - Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present. - Must be able to lift 30 lbs. regularly. - Must be able to inspect vehicle to determine repairs needed. - Good vision to inspect repair work. - Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to perform repairs and inspections. Kearny Mesa Chevrolet employees are offered a generous benefit plan which includes: - Competitive pay - Flexible Work Schedule - Medical, Dental and Vision Plans - Health Savings Accounts - Flexible Spending Accounts - Paid Holidays and Vacation Time - Short and Long-Term Disability - Company Sponsored Life Insurance - 401(k) Retirement Plan - Vehicle Purchase Discounts - Vehicle Service Discounts - Vehicle Parts Discounts - Employee Assistance Plans - Maderas Golf Club Discounts - And More! Kearny Mesa Chevrolet Collision Center is an equal opportunity employer (m/f/d/v) and maintains a drug free workplace. If you receive an offer of employment, it will be a conditional offer contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. PI191702749

Keywords: Sunroad KM Chevrolet LLC d/b/a Kearny Mesa Chevrol, San Diego , Paint Assistant - Kearny Mesa Chevrolet Collision Center, Other , San Diego, California

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