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NW MT HR Solutions LLC Paint Technician - Manufacturing in Columbia Falls, Montana

The Paint Technician Assistant will assist others in their department and prep paint jobs by sanding and cleaning prior to paint applications as outlined by the Paint Lead.

Various shifts available - days and weekends.

Essential Functions / Responsibility:

Prep project for paint by removing grease, dirt, paint, or rust from surfaces. Remove accessories, such as chrome or mirrors, from vehicles and mask other surfaces with tape or paper to protect them from paint.
Learn to paint X-Small to Small sized parts and meet industry paint standards for quality.
Select/operate the correct spray gun for the material being applied, and correct paint. Apply the industrial automotive paint finished on various types of materials. Apply rust-resistant undercoats, caulk and seal seams and apply a sealer to properly dried vehicle finish.
Monitor painting operations to identify flaws and correct their causes.
Finishing processes such as buffing and waxing.
Operate lifting or moving devices to access materials needed or areas to be painted.
Cross-train and assist in other divisions as needed.

Basic Knowledge Desired:

Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the automotive painting field.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Qualifications & Experience:

High School Graduate, diploma received or GED.
Prefer a minimum of 1-3 years of documented work experience in auto body and automobile painting.
Prefer an apprenticeship and/or formal training in the application of automotive paint.