1+ months

Automotive Painter -Horton Emergency Vehicles

Grove City, OH 43123
  • Job Code
    982507800A2
  • Jobs Rated
    146th
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Requisition ID: 16798Since 1968 Horton Emergency Vehicles has built the industry’s most innovative ambulances for first responders risking their lives to save others. Horton designs, manufactures, and delivers the highest-quality, most tailor-made ambulances the market has to offer. Horton Emergency Vehicles 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. 

Job summary:

 

Apply sub-coatings to all metal components and finished product. Responsible for proper preparation of surfaces and application of painting materials to a variety of exterior surfaces.  Mix all products according to specifications.  Check all painted materials for proper surface condition and proper paint preparations and repair as required.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Mix coatings with thinner and catalyst to correct mixture, using color mixture equipment.
  • Apply coatings with all types of spray equipment to meet coverage and gloss standards.  Be able to correct errors in application of all types of coatings.
  • Paint the parts and understand the acceptable quality of finish.
  • Clean and inspect parts prior to painting.
  • Spray primers with an air paint system.
  • Follow all procedures for a quality, lasting paint finish.
  • Mix and spray all products used.
  • Maintain spray equipment to meet operational standards, but not including repair of equipment.
  • Follow hazardous waste disposal program and fire prevention procedures.
  • Keep equipment and working area clean.
  • Ensure that hazardous waste that is handled is placed into the proper container(s).
  • Maintains all satellite and storage containers in a closed position unless adding or removing waste.

 

The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive, and you may be required to undertake other responsibilities and/or training as requested by your line manager.

 

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

 

  • One to three years-experience in automotive paint application (Akzo Nobel – Sikkens preferred).
  • Previous experience in paint prep preferred.
  • Ability to read and use measuring devices.
  • Ability to run dual action sanders, grinders and miscellaneous hand tools. 
  • Able to read and interpret shop orders to determine the color required.
  • Able to determine the proper surface condition for acceptance of paint and prepare if required.
  • Must have full knowledge of quality requirements to produce acceptable finish paint.
  • Must have general knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards.
  • Be trained in Hazardous Materials Handling Operations with an annual refresher course.
  • Close attention to detail
  • Function with a minimal amount of supervision or no supervision.
  • Set work priorities to meet production goals as scheduled per assigned department.
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Physical Demands:

 

The duties may require that an employee wear a mask, fresh air breathing apparatus or other safety equipment as needed, when working with paint products emitting hazardous vapors.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Other physical requirements include:

 

  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 40#’s without assistance.
  • Ability to work from various squatting, kneeling or bending positions.
  • Ability to work with arms above head.
  • Ability to work from ladders or scaffolding.
  • Ability to stand at a workstation for ten hours a day (minus specified breaks.)
  • Ability to safely use specified hand, air, power tools, and machinery.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • 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.

 

The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

 

The noise level in the work environment is elevated.

 

Personal Protective Equipment Recommended and/or Required:

 

  • Safety glasses, or prescription safety glasses with side shields
  • Face shields
  • Ear plugs
  • Work Gloves
  • Protective disposable suite when necessary
  • Respirator when required for hazardous materials.
  • Fall protection.
  • Steel Toe Shoes

 

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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