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Automotive Painter - Bakersfield CA

Company: Caliber Collision
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Refinish all assigned vehicles to pre-accident condition according to the written work-order, effectively diagnose and refinish vehicles thoroughly, safely, and profitably in a manner according to Caliber S.O.P., insurance partner and OEM industry guidelines/standards

Essential Job Duties

  • Responsible for following proper repair procedures and performs all refinish procedures according to factory specifications and Caliber policy to restore damaged vehicles to their original structural appearance
  • Utilize air sanders, spray guns, sanding blocks, etc. in order to complete quality work
  • Manage & control materials cost maximizing usage and inventory
  • Prepare color tint to match paint color; Mix paint colors, and ensure all formulations, preparations, top coating and curing meet OEM recommended standards for proper application sequence, timing and materials usage
  • Follow all paint manufacturing guidelines
  • Spray test panels for each vehicle to ensure color match
  • Assist in prep work when necessary
  • Ensure that all paint operations are complete, all masking is removed, and all prior paint-related disassembly has been reassembled prior to returning the vehicle to the body technician
  • Complete QC sheet for every vehicle as applicable
  • Adhere to all regulatory compliance guidelines for hazardous waste disposal
  • Maintain clean, orderly and organized work area
  • Comply with Caliber safety rules, guidelines and standards
  • Perform other duties as required to successfully meet the needs of the business

Skill/Requirements

  • Typically has a minimum of 3-5 years of refinishing experience
  • Auto Body Vo-Tech certificate or ASE certification in refinishing preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under Caliber's insurance policy (Not an excluded driver)
  • Comply with all safety requirements, respirator safety, and fitment/usage. Maintain compliance to pass required safety mask fit test
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others, oral and written
  • Advanced communication to mentor/coach/train apprentices as required
  • Ability to read and understand basic instructions, written estimates and work orders
  • Multi-taking; adapts easily to fast-paced environment
  • Personable, friendly demeanor with "World Class" customer service approach to internal and external customers
  • Maintain a well-groomed appearance

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions

Position is based in a normal shop environment. Frequent physical activity such as kneeling, bending, squatting, stooping, lifting above shoulders is a part of daily activity as well as repetitive tasks involving hand and arm motion and lifting objects over 50 pounds. Must be able to push/pull parts carts and cars with assistance. Working environment consists of: Exposure to fumes, chemicals, dust, along with high levels of noise. Caliber enforces the Mandatory requirement to wear protective equipment. Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment. Subject to weather conditions both inside and outside. Must have visual acuity to determine the accuracy and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Keywords: Caliber Collision, Bakersfield , Automotive Painter - Bakersfield CA, Other , Bakersfield, California

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