Automotive Painter

In support of our client, an international supplier of light to heavy-duty towing equipment, ResourceTek is seeking six (6) Automotive Painters for long term contract positions located in East Tennessee and available to start immediately.


Automotive Painter

Job Summary

Responsible for mixing, matching, and applying paint to various  metal surfaces, completing touchups, and coordinating large painting projects.

Primary responsibilities

  • Apply paint to surfaces including heavy duty metal truck bodys, doors, and cabinets.
  • Mix, match, and apply paint and provide other finishes.
  • Scrape, sandpaper, prime, or seal surfaces prior to painting.
  • Clean areas to ensure proper adherence.
  • Cover surfaces with cloth or plastic to ensure protection.
  • Calculate amounts of required materials.
  • Fill cracks, holes, and joints with proper fillers to insure smooth surfaces.
  • Remove and or cover fixtures such as pictures, doorknobs, lamps, and electric switch covers prior to painting.
  • Apply several coats according to paint directions.
  • Tape off areas when needed.
  • Apply touchups or second coats.
  • Remove paint splatters when finished.
  • Clean up all equipment, including brushes and spray guns.
  • Utilize spray guns for large jobs.
  • Work on ladders or scaffoling if necessary.

Previous experience workijng in an automotive body shop or painting heavy duty construction equipment would be a plus. 

Our customer's manufacturing operations run 24/7 with 3 shifts.  Each shift needs at least 2 painters and the possibility of these positions becoming direct hire employees with our customer is very likely.

ResourceTek offers industry leading compensation and benefits including 401k, Vacation/Tenure bonus, paid Holidays, Medical Insurance and FlexSpend savings account.  Please reply directly to this posting with your resume and salary requirements or contact one of our technical recruiters to further discuss.



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RESOURCETEK provides technical staff augmentation, professional recruitment and support services to our partner clients in industry and government. RESOURCETEK has proven experience in providing the highest qualified technical talent in the areas of Engineering, Design, Construction Project Management, Information Technology and other Technical Disciplines.

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