Body Shop Technician – Painter

Cincinnati, Cincinnati and Dayton
Posted 12 months ago

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TNT is currently looking for a Body Shop and Paint Technician in our Cincinnati, OH location. Our continued growth is fueling the search for new team members. Looking for both full-time and part-time candidates. Generally, a full-time schedule consists of Monday-Friday 8:00 am -4:30 pm, (or as needed to meet production goals). Flexible schedule, including weekends available.

TNT’s ideal candidate is energetic, fun, exhibits a positive attitude, dependable, trustworthy, always looking for ways to better a process, is relationship-focused, and demonstrates they can troubleshoot issues on demand.

TNT’s desire is to hire a level 3 technician that can do both paint and body work on our customers’ units. As a Commercial Vehicle Paint & Body Technician, this person will make cosmetic repairs to various vehicles & equipment.  This position is responsible to plan and execute repairs and painting jobs relating to a variety of equipment (cars, trucks, buses, etc.) from the prep-work stage to the completed stage.

Other Body Shop/Paint Technician Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:  

  • Preparation of surface, spray gun operations & related equipment, paint mixing, matching & applying, solving paint problems during the application process, understanding of finish defects, cause, and cures.
  • The applicant will need to demonstrate the knowledge & understanding of fiberglass/fabrication, as well as safety precautions
  • Will perform specialty painting techniques and have some collision repair capabilities.
  • Responsible for the quality of the workmanship.

Body Shop/Paint Technician Requirements:

  • understanding and knowledge of Preparation of the surface, body filler, fiberglass & collision repair
  • Demonstrate good housekeeping habits
  • 2+ years experience
  • Software experience necessary (Axalta software a plus)
  • I-Car (a plus, not required)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Have own basic body technician tools (DA Sander, grinder, basic hand tools, sockets, wrenches, impact gun to name a few)
  • Work is physical and endurance-based with prolonged and repeated: lifting (up to 50lbs) bending, twisting, standing, climbing, crawling, reaching, lifting, pulling, pushing, and crouching

TNT offers:

  • Competitive Salary up to $27-$35 per hour based on experience as per listed depending on the level of experience:
    • Level 1 Surface prep work only, new infield little to no paint/collision experience, up to $17 based on experience
    • Level 2 Surface prep work experience,  plus either paint/collision experience but not both, up to $27 based on experience
    • Level 3 Effectively demonstrates all traits/skills set for both paint and collision, up to $35 based on experience
  • Comprehensive benefits: Health Insurance, Voluntary Dental, Vision and Short-Term Disability plans
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Paid vacation and holiday pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • SIGN-ON BONUS up to $1,500 based on level (for level 1- $300, level 2- $1,000, level 3- $1,500 paid out in equal increments over at the 30th day/60th day & 90th day.  Example for Level 2-1k sign-on would pay out $333.33, 30th day/60th day & 90th)

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