Painter I

Date:  May 10, 2024

Holden, LA, US, 70744

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
Work Hours:  Mon-Thu 6a-4:30p, 30 min lunch

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Requisition ID: 21520
Ferrara/KME are premiere manufacturers of fire trucks and emergency response vehicles offering a full line of pumpers, aerials, industrial, wildland, and rescue apparatus. Working hands-on with both municipal and industrial fire departments, the Ferrara/KME team thrives on diagnosing departments' current apparatus limitations and response needs to custom design the perfect fire apparatus solution that will stand the test of time.
Ferrara/KME is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, terminal trucks, RV’s and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.

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.



REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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