Sander & Paint Prepper

Department: Service Reports to: Operations Manager

Position Summary

On January 1st, 2021, Summit Body & Equipment, Inc. (“Summit”) acquired National Truck and Paint Specialists (NTPS) in Kent, WA. Both Summit and NTPS have served the commercial truck and transportation industry in the Northwest for over 35 years building and mounting dry vans, flatbeds, and refrigerated vans and painting and repairing them for their customers.

Summit Body & Equipment has an opportunity for an experienced Sander & Paint Prepper to work on medium and heavy duty trucks, trailers, and various construction related equipment in a body shop environment. Located in the Kent Valley, near HWY 167. Prefer local candidates or those willing to relocate. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

Essential Functions

  • Sand and prepare equipment, product and assemblies for painting
  • Assemble and inspect finished product ensuring work meets company quality standards
  • Maintain conformity to safety requirements and other applicable regulations

Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Has extensive knowledge of commonly used practices and procedures in sanding and surface preparation for painting operations
  • Able to use sanders, grinders, wire wheels and other hand tools
  • Able to work with and around spray paints requiring use of a respirator
  • Must be able to stand, and walk around for long periods of time
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl on heavy construction equipment to gain access to different areas
  • Should be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Able to work 40 hours a week and overtime as needed
  • We are willing to train the right candidate for the position

Qualifications

Skills Preferred:

  • Ability to work safely with moving machinery
  • Withstand exposure to dust, fumes, and gases
  • Ability to operate hand, power, and pneumatic tools

Behaviors (Preferred)

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $23.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Auto Body Repair: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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