Auto Body Paint Prep Technician

Who is Fibreworks Composites?
Fibreworks Composites was founded in 2009 and is privately owned by Guenther Steiner and Joe Hofmann. In 2019 Joe and Guenther decided to launch an AS9100 / ISO certified sister company called Composite Factory. Composite Factory’s primary focus is to diversify our business into Aerospace, Aero structures, Aviation and Defense, and the Medical industries that require a higher level of traceability and certification. Our core mission is to exceed our customers' needs by embracing challenges that surpass the capabilities of our competitors.

Rooted in our extensive motorsport experience, our philosophy fosters a unique and dynamic work environment, empowering us to tackle a multitude of challenges. We are fully vertically integrated which enables us to complete tight timelines and exceed customer expectations.

Come be a part of where the energy is; where the future of the composites industry is going and where leading edge technology companies come to develop the next generation of composite structures.

Job Summary:
If you have experience in all aspects of preparing surfaces to be painted as well as mixing different paints and primers then we want to talk to you!

Job Role:

  • Operates and uses all painting equipment in accordance with safety standards
  • Prepares surface for bonding and aesthetics
  • Masks and protects parts that are not to be painted or coated
  • Fills cavities with putty to attain smooth surface
  • Knows how to properly sand, featheredge and prep for paint
  • Mixes primer, paint and surface treatments in accordance to specifications
  • Selects and mixes coating liquid to produce desired color
  • Inspects primed / painted units for quality of workmanship
  • Look for ways to improve and promote quality, monitors own work to ensure quality and applies feedback
  • Maintains tools and keeps equipment clean and in a proper state of repair
  • Keeps work area clean
  • Maintains and wears all required safety and health personal protective equipment, including respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer
  • Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners, and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management.
  • Cooperates and assists other personnel in the repair and prepping of vehicles
  • Consistently utilizes all required safe equipment and follows proper refinishing procedures in compliance with OSHA guidelines
  • Adheres to all requirements hazardous waste disposal
  • Ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds
  • Must adhere to health and safety procedures, and all workplace policies
  • Other duties as assigned

What You Will Bring to the Team:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three (3) to six (6) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in composite manufacturing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude, can do attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines
  • Ability to read directions/blueprints/drawings
  • Must be able to use painting equipment and small hand tools, sanders, rivet guns, drills, manual routers, adhesive applicators, calipers, gauges, and other measuring devices
  • Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident

What Fibreworks Will Bring to You:

  • Medical benefits, dental, vision, long term disability and life insurance
  • Matching 401k
  • Discretionary quarterly bonuses based upon company performance
  • $1000 sign on bonus
  • Referral program
  • Employee Verizon discount
  • 80 hours PTO vacation, 40 hours PTO sick
  • Climate controlled facility
  • Monthly incentive bonuses
  • Paid weekly
  • Paid training

Job Type:

  • Non-exempt, full time

Work Environment & Physical Requirements:

  • Combination of indoor and outdoor activities with varying conditions
  • Requires walking, standing, sitting, climbing, balancing, bending, reaching, handling, stooping, kneeling, and crouching
  • Ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds
  • May involve operating material handling equipment in a safe manner
  • Work may include exposure to variable noise levels, fumes, airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc., requiring personal protective equipment
  • Some positions may require working with small parts/components, necessitating excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Specific vision abilities required, including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Fibreworks Composites is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background or for any other reason.

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