Automotive Paint Prepper (Auto Body Technician)
at NAPA AutoCare

Date Posted: 6/19/2017

Job Description

Universal Auto Center LLC
3802 Waldo St

Weekdays: 8:00-6:00
Saturdays: 8:00-2:00
Sundays: Closed

David Rojas

Special Requests:

Job Requirements

If you need more than a new coat of paint to fix up your career, we have the solution! Join an elite and experienced body shop team where there are no limitations on how far you can go. We are seeking an Automotive Paint Prepper to join our dedicated team. In this role, you will prepare all assigned vehicles for the refinishing and reassembly processes by following the written repair order and our specific processes for operational excellence. If you are motivated, reliable, and committed to quality work, we want to hear from you!

As a part of the NAPA AutoCare Collision Center network, we are committed to the highest quality! Our desire is to hire the best people in the industry; that’s why we offer competitive compensation and benefits. Apply today!

Automotive Paint Prepper (Auto Body Technician)

Job Responsibilities

As an Automotive Prepper, you will complete all paint preparation processes for vehicles according to factory specification. After a vehicle is painted, you may be responsible for wet sanding/buffing to ensure the paint finish meets quality standards. You also may prime, edge, or jam replacement parts. 

Additional responsibilities:

  • Reviewing each repair order prior to beginning work on vehicle
  • Assisting Painter in pre-op by preparing spray-out panels to determine blend needs
  • Knowing status of assigned vehicles and helping solve problems on getting and keeping all vehicles on schedule for on-time delivery
  • Utilizing all required safety equipment and following proper refinishing procedures in compliance with OSHA guidelines
  • Adhering to all requirements for hazardous waste disposal
  • Participating in monthly safety meetings and utilizing information on the job
  • Following vendor procedures to maintain all tools and equipment, including maintenance of paint booth and booth filters
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work space

Automotive Paint Prepper (Auto Body Technician)

Want to take your career to the next level? You won’t want to miss this opportunity. The requirements below outline what you’ll need to qualify for this exciting position. Take a look and see if this role is a good fit for you!

Automotive Paint Prepper requirements:

  • Auto Body Vo-Tech certificate, preferred
  • I-CAR Trained, a plus
  • ASE Certifications, a plus
  • Valid state driver’s license
  • Visual acuity for color matching
  • Knowledge of manufacturers’ repair/refinishing processes
  • Ability to use selected vendor materials and general supplies efficiently and cost effectively
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued learning
  • Good attendance history


Automotive Paint Prepper (Auto Body Technician)

Since 1984, the NAPA AutoCare Collision Center Family of Programs has been built around a quality standard where independent repair business owners are invited to join, based on integrity, industry qualifications, and expertise. Today, we have over 14,000 locations nationwide that include mechanical, collision, and truck locations.

Automotive Paint Prepper (Auto Body Technician)

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Job Type: Automotive
  • Experience: None
  • Date Posted: 6/19/2017

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