I State Truck Inc Paint Prepper (Multiple Shifts) in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

Paint Prepper Interstate Companies, Inc. is a dynamic organization that provides rewarding careers for approximately 1,400 employees in its corporate office and five operating units - Interstate AssemblySystems, Interstate BearingSystems, Interstate IndustrialSystems, Interstate PowerSystems and I-State Truck Center. As we have since our founding in 1957 as one of the world's first Detroit Diesel Engine distributors, we continue to recruit career-oriented individuals who want fulfilling work and opportunities for professional growth. Our employees' commitment to the company and its "Pride in Service" motto helps Interstate Companies deliver exceptional customer service every day. The Paint Prepper is responsible for filling, sanding, and priming vehicles so they can be sent to the painter. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Paint prepper will locate and remove imperfections on panels prior to painting. Treat scratched and chipped areas with plastic or liquid filler Apply paper and masking tape to protect unpainted surfaces, 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 and sand rough spots After vehicle is painted, remove masking tape, and clean vehicle Polishing/Buffing Experience a plus Additional job duties as assigned JOB SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related paint prepping experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience Must be on your feet for the majority of the day Must be able to frequently lift items and carry them up to 50ft. Ability to work in a fast paced environment Knowledge of chemicals, processes, abrasives. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or 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. Interstate Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all qualified and interested persons to apply for this position by submitting a resume for consideration.