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Body Shop Painter

Truck Enterprises, Inc.

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Boise, ID
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Are you ready to join an industry leader with a strong foundation of success? Kenworth Sales Company was recently awarded the 2020 Dealer of the Year award and after 75 years of consistent excellence, we are still growing! We have recently joined forces with Truck Enterprises, Inc. and now span 10 states across the country and boast 31 locations with over 1200 employees. We have exciting career opportunities available today in most of our locations. We are always looking for highly motivated individuals with a passion for helping our customers build the kind of success that Kenworth knows so well. 


JOB SUMMARY

The primary function of the Body Shop Technician is to perform body work on customer equipment in a superior and thorough manner. 
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.  Supervises the care, storage and usage of all materials used in company painting processes in a safe and efficient manner.  Maintains safety standards within all applicable governmental guidelines, including state fire and health codes, and federal OSHA guidelines.
2.  Assists Service Manager in maintaining all necessary documentation required by applicable government health and safety regulations, including OSHA and EPA guidelines.
3.  Controls all inventory relating to the painting process, including ordering and pricing of materials.
4.  Assists Body Shop Manager, Shop Foreman and Service Writer in estimating time and costs required to complete all painting proposals.
5.  Receives repair order assignments from Body Shop Manager.
6.  Supervises and/or performs work directed in repair order in a timely and thorough manner.  Coordinates selection of colors and materials with customer and Body Shop Manager.  Maintains superior standard of workmanship in all services performed.  
7.  Advises Body Shop Manager of any recommended changes in services ordered by customer.
8.  Determines if any further servicing should be recommended to customer, and communicates such recommendations to the Body Shop Manager.
9.  Maintains a level of training and experience with specialized materials, equipment, machinery, and painting techniques necessary for superior servicing of the customer's equipment.  Attends training sessions as required from time to time by Service Manager.
10.  Performs additional services required when any piece of equipment is returned by customer because of Painter's faulty workmanship.
 

QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information.  High school diploma or the equivalent.  Working knowledge of all aspects of painting body parts and bodies of vehicles, including hand and power tools.  Two years of experience as vehicle painter or apprentice.  Valid driver's license.  Ability to interpret vendor catalogs.


WORKING CONDITIONS

This is a physically demanding position. Will stand six to eight hours per shift. Will lift parts weighing up to 50 lbs. without assistance. Will be exposed to noise, dust, exhaust fumes and a variety of other hazardous and non-hazardous materials. 


BENEFITS

We offer a full benefits package with retirement and paid life insurance. Also includes vacation time, sick days and paid holidays.


Kenworth Sales Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.