Loading...

Painter I

Date: Jan 8, 2021

Location: Grove City, OH, US, 43123

Company: REV Group, Inc.

Additional Locations:  
Requisition ID: 7362

REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.

 

Primary Functions:

 

Perform all paint prep and body work functions with little to no supervision in order to prepare the emergency vehicles for its final paint job. Prepare the emergency vehicle for paint by functions such as sanding, light body work, taping, and chemically washing items to achieve a quality painting surface. Occasionally perform heavier body work as required by production.  This would include the complete phases of repairing holes, major dents and other general body work functions.  Buffing and polishing to obtain an acceptable quality of the finished product.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Understand and carry out verbal and written directions in English.
  • Close attention to detail.
  • Function with a minimal amount of supervision or no supervision.
  • Set work priorities to meet production goals as scheduled per assigned department.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those in contact on a day to day basis.
  • Meet minimum standards of safety per assigned department.
  • Meet minimum standards of 5S per assigned department.
  • Be compliant with all the rules of conduct and attendance per the company handbook.
  • Seal all seams and prepare all products properly.
  • Wipe down all areas to be painted with a degreaser and solvent.
  • Grinding all welds and filling with body filler.
  • Mask off edges and areas where paint is not required.
  • Fill any dents and gouges in metal.
  • Air file, mix sand, and apply body fillers to finished surface.
  • Use of double action sander.
  • Apply caulking to proper areas.
  • Clean and maintain equipment and paint guns as required.
  • Use of chemicals safely according to established criteria.
  • Ensure that hazardous waste that is handled is placed into the proper container(s).
  • Maintains all satellite and storage containers in a closed position unless adding or removing waste.
  • Familiar with Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan.
  • Knows spill response procedures and evacuation routes.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.

 

Qualifications/Training:

 

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and verbally communicate simple instructions, short             correspondence and memos in English, including production orders.
  • Ability to perform all operations within acceptable quality and time standards.
  • Ability to recognize quality expected and be able to reproduce it.
  • Ability to run dual action sanders, grinders and miscellaneous hand tools. 
  • Ability to spray primers with an air paint system.
  • Must have full knowledge of quality requirements to produce acceptable finish paint.
  • Must be able to retain information taught with regard to chemicals and related items and the proper usage of the same.
  • Able to learn how to mix primers and other paint products.
  • Must have general knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards.
  • Be trained in Hazardous Materials Handling Operations with an annual refresher course.
  • Hazardous waste training shall be provided to employee within six months of the date the employee filled this position and a review of this training provided every 12 months thereafter.  Employee shall be supervised until training is complete.  This training will consist of at least 30 minutes of classroom instruction and additional on the job training as needed.
  • Training will include familiarization with roles as outlined in Hazardous Waste Contingency Plan.

 

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Other physical requirements include:

 

  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 40#’s without assistance.
  • Ability to work from various squatting, kneeling or bending positions.
  • Ability to work with arms above head.
  • Ability to work from ladders or scaffolding.
  • Ability to stand at a workstation for ten hours a day (minus specified breaks.)
  • Ability to perform all operations within acceptable quality and time standards.
  • Ability to safely use specified hand, air, power tools, and machinery.
  • Ability to operate and understand the operation of all protective safety equipment in the area.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Required to handle and dispose of hazardous waste.
  • Ability to work in 105-degree heat for excess of ten (10) hours per day.
  • Ability to work in noisy and dusty conditions.

 

Work Environment:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

 

The noise level in the work environment is elevated.

 

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • Previous experience in automotive paint and paint prep preferred.

 

 

Personal Protective Equipment Recommended and/or Required:

 

  • Safety glasses, or prescription safety glasses with side shields
  • Face shields
  • Ear plugs
  • Work Gloves
  • Protective disposable suite when necessary
  • Respirator when required for hazardous materials
  • Fall protection
  • Hard hat
  • Steel Toe Shoes

 

Our Horton Emergency Vehicles group is the leading manufacturer of custom-built ambulances. Since 1968, Horton has committed itself to building the world’s safest ambulance, verified by extensive testing.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

 

NOTICE FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

Effective January 1, 2020, pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (as amended, the "CCPA"), if you are a California resident, you may have certain additional rights. Please click on the link for a description of those rights and how California residents may exercise them.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus