Vehicle painters prepare surfaces of vehicles, match and mix colours, and apply primer and finishing coats of paint.
Duties & Tasks
Vehicle painters may perform the following tasks:prepare surfaces to be painted by hand or machinemix and match paint by eye or by using computer technology to ensure correct colour matchapply primer and finishing coats using spray guns and rub down surfaces between coatstouch up paintwork and apply polish to vehiclesremove masking papers before waxing and polishing finished paintworkpaint signs or artwork on vehiclestreat vehicles with rust-proofing chemicals.
Vehicle painters wear protective clothing and face masks.
- enjoy practical and manual activities good hand-eye coordination normal colour vision no breathing-related problems no allergies to thinners or paints able to stand or bend for lengthy periods.