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Auto Body & Paint Technician

Company: CARVANA
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

About Us
ADESA, a Carvana owned company, currently operating over 50 locations throughout the US. Our Auto Auctions, some up to 200 acres, provide a wide array of vehicle services including repair & reconditioning, auction remarketing, and many of our sites serve as market hub distribution centers. Our inventory comprises hundreds of thousands of vehicles across North America from retail to commercial, OEM & more.
We work in a service industry and embrace a "we" versus "I" culture - help others, and they will help you. Our industry is fun, fast-paced, and competitive - and filled with the best people who are passionate about what they do.
We're excited about the future! As an industry leader, ADESA is poised for a multi-year expansion including huge investments in facilities, massive sales growth, and an ever-increasing inventory of vehicles! We are looking for great people who want to take this journey with us! Get a sneak peek into life at ADESA!

Monday through Friday 8am-5pm Schedule

Hourly Pay based on experience

Full Benefits Offered after 30 days

Advancement Opportunities

Role and Team

  • Reporting to the Body Shop Manager or designated supervisor, the Paint Technicians perform painting and refinishing of repaired vehicles while maintaining high standards for efficiency and observing all safety requirements. Perform all additional duties assigned by the Body Shop Supervisor or Manager. Must know, practice, and ensure that company policies, procedures, and applicable state and federal laws are followed always. Responsibilities
    • Reviews repair plan R.O. as assigned
    • Repairs vehicles per R.O. and in accordance with OEM standards
    • Inspects body work for imperfections prior to surface prep
    • If necessary, may be required to paint prep
    • Performs mold release preparation on raw plastic bumpers as necessary
    • Properly mixes and performs proper color matching
    • Applies base and clear coat to assigned areas including blending and feathering as required
    • Inspects refinish areas for imperfections and addresses each as necessary
    • Manages the collection, disposal, and storage of hazmat's
    • Maintains spray booth and equipment
    • Maintains and wears all required safety and health PPE
    • Other duties as assigned Qualifications
      • Experience in an automotive body shop required.
      • iCAR certifications preferred.
      • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
      • Must be qualified to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid driver's license.
      • Must have a demonstrated ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English.
      • Must have the ability to physically operate vehicle equipment and tools.
        ADESA Benefits and Perks
        Competitive Pay - Quality Benefits - Holiday and Paid Time Off - Education and Equipment Reimbursement Programs - Matching 401(k) - Career Path Opportunities - And More!

        Other Requirements
        To be able to do your job at ADESA, there are some basic requirements we want to share with you. Of course, we'll make any reasonable accommodations for those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their jobs.
        • The physical activity requirements of the position range from Light to Medium Physical Work.
          • Frequent - standing, watching, touching, listening, walking, talking
          • Potential - running, jumping, yelling or other rapid or forceful movement in emergency situations
          • Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and field of vision comparable to definitions for Clerical, Administrative, Machine Operators (including inspection) positions. Physical Working Conditions

            This position is subject to both inside and outside environmental working conditions, including temperature changes, outside weather conditions, slightly elevated ambient noise levels, and minor atmospheric conditions affecting skin or respiratory systems, such as fumes, odors and dusts associated with internal and external service station/convenience food and petroleum dispensing operations.
              • Note: Refer to the Handbook and Policy Manuals for important addendum requirements to all job descriptions. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. To be able to do your job at ADESA, you must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Of course, we'll make any reasonable accommodations for those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their jobs.

                Legal Stuff
                Hiring is contingent on passing a complete background check. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
                ADESA is an equal employment opportunity employer. All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. ADESA also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.
                Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: CARVANA, Shreveport , Auto Body & Paint Technician, Professions , Shreveport, Louisiana

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