Paint/Body Worker I

Date: Jan 27, 2021

Location: South El Monte, CA, US, 91733

Company: REV Group, Inc.


 REQ # 6896


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:


Perform all paint prep and body work function to prepare vehicles for its final paint process.  Prepare vehicles for paint by functions such as sanding, light body work, taping and chemical washing items to achieve a quality painting surface.  Occasionally perform heavier body work as required by production.  Complete all phases of repairing holes, major dents and other general body work functions, buffing and polishing to obtain acceptable quality of the finished product.




  1. Seal all seams and prepare all products properly
  2. Wipe down all areas to be painted with a degreaser solvent
  3. Sand and scuff areas on vehicles that may have prior paint defects
  4. Grinding all welds and filling with body filler
  5. Mask off edges and areas where is paint is not required
  6. Take tape and paper off vehicle after it is painted and dried
  7. Fill any dents and gouges in metal
  8. Air file, mix sand and apply body filler to finished surface
  9. Clean and maintain equipment and paint guns as required
  10. Use of chemicals safely according to established criteria
  11. Fiberglass laminations for repair or production as required
  12. Meet all QA and QC standards for each task
  13. Function with minimal amount of supervision
  14. Close attention to detail
  15. Meet all QA and QC standards for each task. 
  1. Promote use and applications of Lean Manufacturing continuous improvement tools as part of the culture.
  2. Be compliant with the rules of conduct and attendance per company policy
  3. Required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


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


  • Ability to read, write comprehend and verbally communicate simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English
  • 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 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 
    Education and Experience:
    Bodyworker A
  • Three (3) years experience in Paint Prep
    Bodyworker B
  • Two (2) years experience in Paint Prep
    Bodyworker C
  • One (1) years experience in Paint Prep

 Other physical requirements include:


  1. Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 40#’s without assistance.
  2. Ability to work from various squatting, kneeling or bending positions.
  3. Ability to work with arms above head.
  4. Ability to work from ladders or scaffolding.
  5. Ability to stand at a workstation for eight hours a day (minus specified breaks).
  6. Ability to safely use specified hand, air, power tools, and machinery.
  7. Ability to operate and understand the operation of all protective safety equipment in the area.
  8. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  9. Must be able to endure repetitive motions (hand crimping)
  10. 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.


Thy 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, employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.  Employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particle and vibration.


The noise level in the work environment is elevated.


 Personal Protective Equipment Recommended and/or Required:


  1. Safety glasses.
  1. Earplugs.
  2. Work gloves when needed
  3. Protective disposable suit
  4. Respirator when required
  5. Closed Toe Shoes
  6. Work Gloves

The name says it all. LEADER has been paving the way in the ambulance industry since 1975 thanks to a customer driven approach to design.



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 opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles