Auto Body Painter
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Bay Minette, AL 36507
Employer seeks experienced auto body painter. Duties will include: • Sand body areas to be painted and cover bumpers, windows, and trim with masking tape or paper to protect them from the paint. • Remove grease, dirt, paint, or rust from vehicle surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, brushes, blowtorches, washing tanks, or sandblasters. • Prime and paint repaired surfaces, using paint spray guns and motorized sanders. • Select paint according to company requirements, and match colors of paint following specified color charts. • Mix paints to match color specifications or vehicles’ original colors, then stir and thin the paints, using spatulas or power mixing equipment. • Pour paint into spray guns and adjust nozzles and paint mixes for proper paint flow and coating thickness. • Monitor painting operations to identify flaws, such as blisters or streaks, and correct their causes. • Sand vehicle surfaces between coats of paint or primer to remove flaws and enhance adhesion for subsequent coats. • Disassemble, clean, and reassemble sprayers and power equipment, using solvents, wire brushes, and cloths for cleaning duties. • Spray prepared surfaces with specified amounts of primers and decorative or finish coatings