Tesla

Paint Prepper - Tempe, AZ

Tesla

March 26, 2021

Tempe, AZ 85281, US

The Role
Tesla Motors is looking for a Body Shop Paint Prep to work on one of the most progressive vehicle brands in the world. This position will involve supporting the Body Repair Program in all aspects.
Responsibilities

  • Remove grease, dirt, paint, or rust from vehicle surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, brushes, blowtorches, washing tanks, or sandblasters.
  • Assist painter in pre-paint blending needs.
  • Work with paint team to assist in keeping vehicle on track for scheduled delivery time.
  • Fill small dents or scratches with body fillers and smooth surfaces to prepare vehicles for painting.
  • Buff and wax the finished paintwork.
  • Disassemble, clean, and reassemble sprayers and power equipment, using solvents, wire brushes, and cloths for cleaning duties.
  • Detail vehicles ready for delivery to customers
Requirements

  • Prior experience in vehicle paint process
  • I-CAR certifications preferred
  • Ability to receive directions and work well with others
  • Occasionally exposed to hot, cold, wet or humid conditions
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
Employee Benefits

  • As a full time Tesla employee you will receive full benefits from day 1 for you and your dependents.
  • Kaiser and UnitedHealthcare PPO and HSA plans (including infertility coverage)
  • 3 medical plan choices with $0 paycheck contribution
  • Vision & dental plans (including orthodontic coverage)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and employee discounts