Pre- Delivery Painter

Date: Feb 7, 2019

Location: Grove City, OH, US, 43123

Company: REV Group, Inc.

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Requisition ID: 1164

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.

 

Job Summary:

 

Apply sub-coatings and finish coatings to all metal components and finished product.  Fulfill all painting requirements to include from parts painting to complete vehicle paint, both in solid and metallic colors. Mix all products according to specifications. Check all painted materials for proper surface condition and proper paint preparations and repair as required.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Sand paint finish and use compounds and operate polisher.
  • Set work priorities to meet production goals as scheduled per assigned department. .
  • Perform spot-in repairs.
  • Sand paint finish and use compounds and operate polisher.
  • Mix coatings with thinner and catalyst to correct mixture, using color mixture equipment.
  • Apply coatings with all types of spray equipment to meet coverage and gloss standards.  Be able to correct errors in application of all types of coatings.
  • Paint the parts and understand the acceptable quality of finish.
  • Clean and inspect parts prior to painting.
  • Follow all procedures for a quality, lasting paint finish.
  • Be able to mix and spray all products used.
  • Maintain spray equipment to meet operational standards, but not including repair of equipment.
  • Follow hazardous waste disposal program and fire prevention procedures.
  • Keep equipment and working area clean.
  • 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.

 

 

Requirements (education, experience, travel, physical, work environment):

 

  • Previous experience in paint prep preferred.
  • One to three years-experience in automotive paint application (Akzo Nobel – ns preferred).
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and verbally communicate simple instructions, short correspondence and memos
  • Ability to use measuring devices.
  • 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. 
  • Able to read and interpret shop orders to determine the color required.
  • Able to determine the proper surface condition for acceptance of paint and prepare if required.
  • Must have full knowledge of quality requirements to produce acceptable finish paint.
  • Must be able to spray an entire vehicle body with acceptable quality level.
  • 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.

 

Physical Demands:

 

The duties may require that an employee wear a mask, fresh air breathing apparatus or other safety equipment as needed, when working with paint products emitting hazardous vapors.

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 walk, stand; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. 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 safely use specified hand, air, power tools, and machinery.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • 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.

 

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.

 

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
  • 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.

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