Auto body painters remove rust and other debris from surfaces to be painted
Fill cavities and dents in vehicles to create an even surface
Mask or tape off details and components to avoid contamination and select the proper colors and substances for the project
The painting process itself involves using paint sprayers and brushes to apply paint to a vehicle, determining the necessary application of paint for a thorough coat and checking for runs or sags in the paint to ensure a quality product.
Mix and spray paint and primer per work instruction
Priming, sanding, masking and buffing body parts and bodies of the vehicles in accordance with Tesla s quality specifications and time standards.
Operate and use all equipment properly and safely.
Escalate functional and process failures to the appropriate support groups and leaders.
Job Requirements for
1+ years of experience working in a high volume automotive paint shop
An understanding of common defects, what causes paint failures and how to correct them
Experienced in surface preparation and paint finishing (color sanding and finish polishing)
Experienced in cleaning panels in preparation for painting and priming
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to work within a schedule and adapt to sudden changes
Use of assembly equipment and tooling (power tools, automated equipment)
Required High School diploma or equivalent
Meets requirements for criminal background and drug screening policies
Must have valid Illinois driver's license and good driving record+
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