Auto Body Prepper (FT) - #94659
MK Auto Group
About the Job:
The autobody prepper will be responsible to:
- Wash vehicles to remove dirt, oil, grease, and debris from painted surfaces.
- Prepare the damaged area of the vehicle in production for painting.
- Feather paint adjacent to bodywork areas if required.
- Locate and remove imperfections on panels prior to painting.
- Treat scratched and chipped areas with plastic or liquid filler.
- Inspect panels to be painted as well as adjacent panels for body repair defects and other damage and notify the manager if necessary.
- Securely apply paper and masking tape to protect unpainted surfaces, or apply a liquid spray mask to areas such as bumpers, windows, chrome trim, and other parts while surrounding areas are spray-painted.
- Smooth unmasked surfaces with sandpaper removing gloss from previous coats of paint. Sand rough spots.
- Paint surfaces are not readily accessible when the vehicle is completely assembled.
- Responsible for reporting any discrepancies, missed damage, hazardous conditions, damaged tools, and equipment, or other unusual problems to the Production Manager
- Apply anti-corrosion compounds while vehicles are still mounted on frame repair equipment.
- Prepare substrate chemically or mechanically (if required by job conditions).
- Apply undercoat products in the correct sequence, ensuring chemical compatibility, adhesion, and durability.
- Remove and install bolt-on components such as hoods, deck lids, fenders, trim, doors, glass, and interior components.
- 3-4 years experience or equivalent training in automotive prepping.
- Certificate in Refinishing/i-car training.
Why Join Us?
MK Auto Group is dedicated to providing a positive work environment that supports the growth and development of our employees. We understand that our employees are our greatest asset and we strive to create a workplace that is both rewarding and fulfilling. Here are some of the reasons why you should join our team:
Good Wages: We offer competitive wages to attract and retain the best talent in the industry
Well-Lit and Spacious Bay: Our facility is well-lit and spacious, providing our technicians with a comfortable and safe working environment
Steady Hours: We offer steady hours to provide our employees with a work-life balance that is essential for family comfort and peace of mind
Continuous Flow of Work: We have a steady flow of work, which means that our technicians are always busy and have job security.
About MK Auto Group:
MK Auto Group is a diverse group of companies focusing on automotive repair, servicing and customization. The MK Auto Group employs over 200 staff members serving a collection of CARSTAR Collision stores in and around Calgary, Alberta. The group also owns Country Hills Collision, Force Auto Styling as well as the new addition of Calgary Rim Repair.