Sterling Autobody Centers has a career opportunity for a Head Painter at our East Bay, CA Store located at: 7801 Oakport Street, Oakland CA 94621
The Paint Technician refinishes repaired vehicles ensuring the completed process meets Original Equipment Mfg (OEM) specifications, and complies with Sterling’s established refinishing processes.
Technicians are expected to work as a team with responsibilities to include:
Prepare damaged areas or components using the proper techniques and compounds to ensure a “refinish ready" product
Complete refinish phase of repairs according to OEM and paint manufacturer specifications and within required timeframes
Interact with the damage analysis team on vehicle or alternative part condition which could adversely impact the refinish product quality
Complete refinish detail (stripping, chip-guard, etc.) according to OEM specifications and within required timeframes
High volume/ steady pay/ great benefits/ ICAR training/ advancement potential!
Please apply at store, or online.
National Recruiter ~ Patricia Email firstname.lastname@example.org / Fax 508-651-5456
Know how to properly sand and prep for paint, new parts and blend panels.
Know how to properly sand and featheredge surface for primer.
Be able to mix and spray the correct amount and coats of primer.
Know how to properly block panels for refinishing.
Be able to mask all panels and cover car to minimize tapelines, and minimize overspray on vehicle.
Be able to unmask, sand and buff all refinished panels to match OEM texture. High school diploma or GED preferred
Must have own tools
Valid driver’s license
Applicable auto body industry experience or Certificate from Vocational School in Collision
I-Car and ASE Certifications in applicable refinishing courses, a plus
Current certifications from paint company suppliers and paint application tool vendors, a plus
Candidates be eligible to work in the US.
Waterborne experience a great plus