FFA - Painter I

Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Holden, LA, US, 70744

Company: REV Group, Inc.

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Requisition ID: 1094

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 code:  801477       

Global Grade:    Hourly                 

FLSA status: Non-Exempt Hourly


Job summary:

An individual in this capacity can perform all of the functions listed below.  The primary functions of this position consist of applying finish paint to the surfaces of the manufactured products such as body sides and cabs:  repairing surface defects in the bodies or cabs, including the cleaning, grinding, filling and sanding of these surfaces: and applying a protective primer to these surfaces using a spray gun.



  • Performs preparation work prior to painting, such as repairing surface defects sanding and cleaning.
  • Applies masking tape or other material over parts and areas that are not to be coated
  • Mix paints and catalyst prior to applying, pouring coating liquid into pressure pot and connects gun to air hose.
  • Regulates the width and pressure of spray according to knowledge of painting technique and compliance spraying the work surface to apply prime or finish coat.
  • Cleans spraying equipment with solvent using proper personal protection and maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Cleans grease and dirt from product using various products depending on the situation.
  • Fills, grinds, and sans repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.
  • Fills depressions with body filler, and may file dings to remove burrs and rough spots to attain smooth surface.
  • May prime or paint surfaces after performing body repair.
  • Visually examines and feels surface of work piece to achieve required results.
  • Performs other work as assigned.


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

  • Must possess a HS Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must be able to read and understand English.
  • Strong work ethic / Be a team player.
  • Must be able to climb, twist, bend and stoop.
  • Must have use of hands and be able to work over-head.
  • Must be able to stand, squat, and grasp.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.



Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc. (“Ferrara”), a leading custom fire apparatus and rescue vehicle manufacturer that engineers and manufactures vehicles for municipal and industrial customers. The Ferrara product portfolio includes multiple fire apparatus configurations tailored to the specific requirements and demands of the fire service industry – including custom-builds on their own chassis as well as solutions on commercially available chassis such as Freightliner and International. This acquisition enhances REV’s product offering in its Fire Group within its Fire & Emergency segment, particularly with custom chassis pumpers, aerials and industrial apparatus.




Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge