Car Painter Resume Samples

A Car Painter is responsible for the painting of vehicles using a variety of tools and techniques. They work with a variety of paints, primers, and coatings to achieve desired results. Duties of a Car Painter that are listed on the Car Painter Resume include sanding and preparing surfaces for painting, mixing paint, and other materials according to specifications, applying primers, painting vehicles, and using a variety of tools and techniques, including airbrushes, spray guns, and buffing machines. Additionally, Car Painters inspect their own work for errors and defects and adjust their work as needed.

Skills necessary for a Car Painter include manual dexterity, color theory knowledge, good vision, excellent communication, and customer service skills. They should be able to follow instructions and safety protocols. Familiarity with all aspects of painting, including color matching, blending, and airbrushing is highly useful. A high school diploma is the minimum educational requirement for a Car Painter. Most employers prefer candidates who have completed a formal program in automotive painting or a related field.

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Car Painter Resume

Objective : As a Car Painter, prepared surfaces of vehicles, match and mix colours and apply paint to create a professional finish. Paint new or damaged cars or apply designs or signs.

Skills : HVAC, Maintenance, Residential building maintenance, Plumbing, Electrical.

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  1. Administered painting of railcars and provide coating for applications.
  2. Operated various automated and hand blast equipment.
  3. Utilized various hand tools to facilitate repairs.
  4. Maintained all painting equipment's and assist in changing of filters and fittings.
  5. Coordinated with customers for touch of rail cards.
  6. Ensured compliance to blueprints to initiate any kind of decoration and repair.
  7. Performed manual work in work area such as placing scaffolding.
  8. Assisted to repair various equipment's after breakdown.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Studies


Car Painter Resume

Summary : As a Car Painter, refinishes damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership quality specifications and time standards.

Skills : Maintenance, Security, Computer Tech, Handyman Work.

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  1. Removed rough spots on vehicle panels and sand all surfaces to be painted.
  2. Masked the areas not to be painted with tape and paper.
  3. Mixed paints to match paint shades or select pre-mixed paint.
  4. Applied primer and finishing coats using spray-guns.
  5. Touched up paintwork and apply polish and wax to vehicles once finished.
  6. Painted signs and artwork on vehicles.
  7. Treated vehicles with rust-proofing chemicals.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Certificate In Automotive Technology


Car Painter Resume

Headline : As a Car Painter, Maintained painting equipment such as spray guns for finishing coats and developed documents for all work orders such as amount of repair and labor.

Skills : Maintenance, Security, Computer Tech, Handyman Work.

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  1. Removed rough spots on vehicle panels and sand all surfaces to be painted.
  2. Masked the areas not to be painted with tape and paper.
  3. Mixed paints to match paint shades or select pre-mixed paint.
  4. Applied primer and finishing coats using spray-guns.
  5. Touched up paintwork and apply polish and wax to vehicles once finished.
  6. Painted signs and artwork on vehicles.
  7. Treated vehicles with rust-proofing chemicals.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In Automotive Technology

Car Painter Resume

Summary : As a Car Painter, responsible for making cosmetic repairs to vehicles and repainting them, often after collisions or accidents. Applied the paint to a car with the use of specific equipment such as a spray gun.

Skills : Ability to perform the job independently or instruct and lead others.

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  1. Operated and used all body shop equipment properly and safely.
  2. Removed rust from metal, and grease and dirt from work surface.
  3. Protected parts that are not to be painted or coated.
  4. Filled cavities and dents with putty to attain smooth surface.
  5. Mixed paint according to specifications.
  6. Selected and mixed coating liquid to produce desired color.
  7. Painted surface using sprayer or brush as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Car Painter Resume

Objective : As a Car Painter, refinish all assigned vehicles to pre-accident condition according to the written work-order, effectively diagnose and refinish vehicles thoroughly, safely, and profitably in a manner according to Classic SOPs, insurance partner and OEM industry guidelines/standards.

Skills : Deep knowledge of types of auto body paint and finishing.

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  1. Inspected painted units for quality of workmanship, noting any runs, sags and unpainted areas.
  2. Heated and sprayed wax onto products after they are tested.
  3. Maintained tools and keeps equipment clean and in a proper state of repair.
  4. Maintained and weared all required safety and health personal protective equipment, including respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer.
  5. Complied with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners, and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management.
  6. Cooperated and assisted other personnel in the repair and prepping of vehicles.
  7. Understood, kept abreast of and complies with federal, state and local regulations that affect body shop operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Car Painter Resume

Headline : As a Car Painter, mix paint colors, and ensured all formulations, preparations, top coating, and curing meet OEM recommended standards for proper application sequence, timing, and materials usage.

Skills : Excellent ability to match and coordinate colors.

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  1. Used materials such as lacquer, resin, and so on to paint surfaces of vehicle units.
  2. Get rid of dirt or grease from vehicle surfaces and ensuring that the vehicle is well prepared and ready for painting.
  3. Removed old paint with the use of liquid paint remover, scraper, or other effective techniques.
  4. Carried out a proper examination to see if certain parts of the vehicle need to be replaced, protected, or sanded to ensure that painting is properly done.
  5. Ensured that hand tools are properly maintained.
  6. Properly maintained paint booth by replacing filters and fan belts when necessary.
  7. Administered the mix of colors and ensuring that they match with original color.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Car Painter Resume

Summary : As a Car Painter, ensured that all paint operations are complete, all masking is removed, and all prior paint-related disassembly has been reassembled prior to returning the vehicle to the body technician.

Skills : Familiarity with painting tools and materials.

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  1. Prepared the surfaces that need to be painted on automotive such as buses, cars and trucks and polishes painted surfaces.
  2. Taken care of the parts of vehicle that have not been painted by covering with a paper and masking tape so that they do not get coated with paint.
  3. Used a spray gun to spray filler materials on the surfaces of automotive that have scratches to make sure they acquire a level and smooth surface before applying the paint.
  4. Oversaw other workers in performing their duties as assigned by them and gives daily instructions and attends to all their needs.
  5. Passed information from the client to other staff members and monitors them to ensure perfect job is done.
  6. Applied primers and repainting surfaces with the use of spray guns.
  7. Polished the car by wet-sanding and buffing when the paint is dried.
  8. Ensured that certain portions of the vehicle are masked with tape and paper to ensure that each part of the car is painted correctly when using multiple colors.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Car Painter Resume

Summary : Car Painters are responsible for painting and restoring cars after they've been in an accident or otherwise damaged. Used a variety of paints, chemicals, and other materials to ensure that the car looks as good as new when it leaves the shop.

Skills : Physical strength, Stamina, and Dexterity.

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  1. Applied protective coatings over areas that will not be painted, such as trunk lids or door jambs.
  2. Applied primer to the surface of the vehicle prior to painting to ensure that the paint adheres to the surface.
  3. Sanded off rust spots or other imperfections in the surface of a vehicle before painting to ensure that the paint adheres to the surface.
  4. Painted vehicles with auto parts such as fenders, doors, hoods, or roofs that have been damaged in accidents or need replacement.
  5. Prepared surfaces for painting by cleaning them thoroughly to remove grease or other contaminants that could affect the adhesion of the paint.
  6. Applied paint to vehicles using spray guns or rollers depending on the type of paint used and the vehicle’s surface area.
  7. Mixed paint to the proper color and consistency using a stir stick and bucket.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
GED

Car Painter Resume

Summary : As a Car Painter, prepared the interior or exterior surface of the tank or hopper car for coating or lining by removing rust, weld slag, scale, or other foreign contaminants by directing shot-laden compressed air from handheld blast nozzles.

Skills : Good color vision and aesthetic instincts.

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  1. Conferred with customers to determine their automotive painting requirements and provide them with feedback on availability.
  2. Assessed vehicles to determine sags and dents and ensure that the customers are aware of them as well.
  3. Assisted denting personnel with taking out dents and sags to ensure a smooth surface.
  4. Match required colors with available ones and ensure that they are procured in a timely fashion.
  5. Mixed colors to create required hues in the event of unavailability of the ones requested by customers.
  6. Appropriately mixed thinners with paints to come up with required consistency.
  7. Ensured that all tools such as sprayers, brushes, and buffers are available prior to the start of a paint job.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Car Painter Resume

Summary : As a Car Painter, removed all weld spatter, laminations, and sharp edges from inside tank/hopper cars by grinding. Grinds girth weld level on the floor when required. Vacuums complete interior of tank/hopper car. The foils and tapes are all stainless steel inside the tank car.

Skills : Good communication and Interpersonal skills.

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  1. Met with clients and work managers to discuss design and color choices.
  2. Removed rust and other loose materials using acid or a wire brush.
  3. Filled, sanded, and smoothed surfaces that need to be sprayed.
  4. Applied masking tape and coverings over areas that are not being sprayed.
  5. Selected and mixed the required coating liquids.
  6. Selected and attached the correct spray nozzle to create the desired spray pattern.
  7. Sprayed machines, products, and wall areas using industry techniques.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED