| Job Description: ||
The Automotive Painter coats surfaces of motor vehicles such as automobiles, buses, and trucks with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin or other material, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices.|
- Removes old paint from vehicle, using liquid paint remover and scraper, smoothes surface with sandpaper and steel wool.
- Roughens aluminum surfaces with acid solution and steel wool to ensure that paint adheres to surface, masks and covers portions of surfaces not to be painted, paints vehicle or specified portion of vehicle and may paint insignia, letters or numerals on vehicle surface using stencils.
- Operate stationary blast equipment (e.g., booth, cabinet, hand, etc.) to clean metal and non-metal surfaces.
- Regulate air pressure controls and select and load correct abrasive required for partial or type item (metal, wood, etc.). Maintain proper level of blast material, assure proper safety procedures, and perform minor maintenance on blast equipment.
- Lay out and sort work based on type and nature of item and set up machine and abrasive(s) in accordance with the standard and routine procedures and occasionally those without prescribed methods.
- Prepare items for blasting by masking or covering; make angle and distance settings of blast nozzles.
- Position item to assure effective cleaning and manipulate item and control for proper direction.
- Must be capable of passing a respiratory physical for forced air and/or half-face respiratory equipment.
- Standing for 6-10 hours per shift; climbing on work stands/ladders and/or military grade vehicles/assets.
- Standing, bending, and reaching in strained or awkward positions for prolonged periods of time.
- Wearing all PPE during working hours; to include a breathable air hood and protective outer garments, gloves, safety shoes, ear protection and goggles.
- Capable of proper and safe control and manipulation of blast nozzle with pressures ranging from 80-120 PSI.
- Lift and carry items or material that weigh up to 50 pounds as necessary; occasionally, with assistance, lift up to 100 pounds. Work inside under varied temperatures, light, and ventilation conditions; exposed to dirt, dust, noise, and flying objects; subject to cuts, burns, bruises, and broken bones.
- Ability to interpret instructions, specification, etc. (other than blueprinting reading).
What We Offer AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- Minimum of 18-months actual and recent experience in large drive in blast booth machines strongly preferred.
- Completion of high school and specialized training courses is desirable.