Automotive body repairer-painter

Full Time
  • December 31, 2023
  • Employment Information

    Calgary, AB


    Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    2 years to less than 3 years

    Work site environment
    Work setting
    In shop
    Professionalism in customer service
    Review damage report and estimates of repair cost and plan work to be performed
    Clean and maintain work space
    Instruct apprentices
    Replace front end components, body components, doors and frame and underbody components
    File, grind and sand body surfaces to be repaired
    Mask and tape auto body surfaces in preparation for painting
    Hammer out dents, buckles and defects using blocks and hammers
    Remove damaged fenders, panels and grills and bolt or weld replacement parts into place
    Apply primers and repaint surfaces
    Repair or replace interior components
    Repair or replace damaged windows, windshields and sunroofs
    Inspect repaired vehicles and test drive vehicles for proper handling
    Mix paint, blend and match colors
    Operate soldering equipment or use plastic filler to fill holes, dents and seams
    Straighten bent frames using frame and underbody pulling and anchoring equipment
    Experience and specialization
    Area of work experience
    Body components
    Doors and frame
    Frame straightening
    Front end components
    Interior components
    Metal cutting
    Paint spraying
    Underbody components
    Uni body machine
    Additional information
    Security and safety
    Criminal record check
    Transportation/travel information
    Public transportation is available
    Work conditions and physical capabilities
    Fast-paced environment
    Physically demanding
    Attention to detail
    Bending, crouching, kneeling
    Standing for extended periods
    Own tools/equipment
    Steel-toed safety boots
    Personal suitability
    Client focus
    Excellent oral communication
    Team player


    This employer has applied for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) to hire a foreign worker to fill labour or skills shortages on a temporary basis.

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