Auto Body Technician - Newark, NJ in Carteret, NJ at KAR Global

Date Posted: 12/1/2019

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Job Description

Due to continuing growth and expansion opportunities, Dent-ology has several positions open for experienced Auto Body Paint Techs immediately!

With locations from coast to coast, and for over 25 years, we've provided the highest levels of service delivery in the auto body reconditioning industry. Our global reach and “Integrity First Repairs” are specially tailored to the rental car, auto auction, manufacturing plant, and dealership marketplace.

Job Summary:  Reporting to the assigned Manager or designated supervisor, the Paint Technicians perform painting and refinishing of repaired vehicles while maintaining high standards for efficiency and observing all safety requirements.  Will review work orders, review damage reports, inspect damage, and maintain production demand.  Perform all additional duties assigned by management.  Must know, practice, and ensure that company policies, procedures, and applicable state and federal laws are followed always.

Perform paint services: 

  • Ensure vehicles are properly cleaned and dusted prior to painting, to meet the production goals.
  • Appropriately tape off areas that are not to be painted.
  • Mixing paint may be required.
  • Refinish repaired exterior panels and new parts in accordance with professional standards. 
  • Communicate with other technicians to maintain an efficient flow of painted vehicles in support of operations.
  • Clean all painting equipment after every job. May be required to provide sufficient tools to perform the job.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Report all incidents to management immediately.


  • Maintain a professional appearance, orderly work environment and friendly disposition by greeting others.  
  • Ensure proper techniques and procedures are being implemented.
  • Provide prompt and courteous service to all persons with whom they come in contact.
  • Resolve any customer complaints in a friendly, courteous manner and advise management of all serious complaints or incidents.
  • Assist in overall general shop duties.
  • Advise management of all equipment breakdowns and maintenance immediately.
  • Practice and promote teamwork.
  • Work within established company safety procedures and guidelines to ensure safety and security for employees and property.
  • Follow safe working procedures and reporting procedures for injuries, loss or damage of property.
  • Practice and promote company Core Values.

Paint Tech Responsibilities and Skills:

  • Computer- Basic computer skills to mix paint.
  • Detailed- High attention to detail to make sure vehicle repairs are completed right the first time.
  • Communication- Interpersonal skills to communicate with employees, customers, and members of management.
  • Drive-  Follow company policy and procedures when operating vehicles.
  • Teamwork-  Willingness to work in a team environment and promote teamwork.
  • Production- Responsible for the quality and quantity of work produced
  • Tools- Ability to use tools such as: electric sanders, paint guns, buffers, and air blowers.
  • Safety- Promote and follow safety procedures, by maintaining a clean work area and wearing protective equipment such as: facial masks and respirators, gloves, and paint suits.

Paint Tech Qualifications:  

  • High School education or equivalent preferred
  • 1 year of experience in a paint and body environment preferred.
  • Must be qualified to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to operate vehicles with a manual or automatic transmission.
  • Ability to understand and adhere to Company policies in all areas.
  • Must be able to problem solve.