Finisher II

Date:  Nov 18, 2023

Snyder , NE, US, 68664

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

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Requisition ID: 20081
Smeal, a REV Group brand, is recognized as a premier manufacturer, inventor, and innovator of custom fire apparatus. The company offers a full line of custom and commercial pumpers, rescue pumpers, aerial ladders, and urban interface vehicles. Smeal is committed to leading the industry in high-quality fire apparatus, delivery times and customer experience. Smeal sells its products worldwide and is based in Snyder, NE.
Smeal Apparatus is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency, commercial, and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, school buses, terminal trucks, RV’s, luxury buses, 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.

Painter prep prepare trucks to be painted in the paint booth.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

  • Grind welds and other areas of the vehicle as needed to prepare for painting
  • Maintain and clean paint equipment
  • Sand vehicle to prepare for painting
  • Perform buffing on basic items, i.e. smart access and smaller items
  • Use body filler and prepare area for painting
  • Use paint equipment to apply primer coat of paint
  • Complete taping and masking as needed for body work and painting
  • Caulk the exterior areas of vehicle to prepare for painting
  • Self-check work and inspect prior processes
  • Meet production goals
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Initiate process improvements when able
  • Work in close proximity to customer, as needed
  • Operate any equipment or tools needed to perform the job
  • Assist other team members and departments as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


High school diploma or equivalent experience

Vocational training in body/work vehicle repair or equivalent experience

Experience buffing

Experience swirl-mark removing

Wet sanding experience preferred

Ability to use basic hand and power tools

Ability to read and use a tape measure to precise measurements

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to maintain attendance within company guidelines

Ability to retain and apply instructions

Positive attitude

Work overtime on short notice

Embrace change

Basic computer skills

Basic math skills; addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Must be detailed orientated

Ability to read and understand truck specification documents

Ability to communicate and understand in English

Ability to work within safety guidelines

Must be self-motivated


Must be able to work with little to no supervision after two weeks


Individuals in this position must be able to wear a respirator as needed to perform job duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand and walk for extended periods of time and to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The associate frequently is required to talk or hear. The associate is required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel or crawl over, under and around equipment. The associate is required to frequently work from a ladder or at heights up to 11 feet off the ground. May be exposed to vibration.

The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds frequently, move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


General production environment. The noise level ranges from moderate to loud occasionally. Environment may be warm or

cool, depending on weather and other factors.


Hours depend on business and department needs. All positions are subject to overtime as needed. Overtime can be scheduled by adding additional days to the scheduled days for the week or by extending the hours worked. See a supervisor for information on overtime worked in a particular department.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities. The associate may be asked to assist in the training of new associates on specific


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*This job description is intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description is not intended to be all inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility. Spartan ER reserves the right to change or assign to this position as required at any time.


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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