Paint Technician

Salary: £14.39 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27445sw

Expiration date: 07 September 2017


Job Purpose The purpose of the role is to prepare, paint and polish: parts, test samples and whole vehicles. With particular emphasis on the filling and shaping of panels for concept and show properties

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

• Vehicle / component preparation – knowledge of a variety of materials and processes used to obtain the optimum finish.
• Understanding and ability to use preparation techniques to include filler / high build and associated preparation to maintain finish.
• Ability to use both water based and solvent based, base coat application.
• Experience in different clear coat applications and associated process requirements.
• Experience in repair systems for spot to general repair.
• Experience in show car level polishing and processes.
• Experience in panel repair and shaping of hand formed and prototype panels is essential.
• Maintaining a clean dirt free environment.
• Ability to work on own or as part of a team.
• Good communication skills.

Qualifications & Experience
• Apprentice ship required in light vehicle mechanical repair and painting.
• Further education to HND level preferred but not essential
• Extensive experience of vehicle repair and painting.
• Experience of filling and shaping hand formed and prototype panels.
• Experience in show car level polishing and processes.
• Experience of a wide range of different paint manufactures systems and different processes.
• Ability to prepare, paint and polish, parts, test samples and whole vehicles.
• An expert in the filling and shaping of hand formed and prototype panels.
• Ability to prepare, paint and polish, parts, test samples and whole vehicles.
• An expert in the filling and shaping of hand formed and prototype panels.

Must be willing to work overtime at short notice, both during the week and at weekends to support tight deadlines.