Automotive Painter

Career Area: Fleet
City: Los Angeles
State: California
Country: United States
Job Description



The Auto Painter will be responsible for refinishing damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership quality specifications and time standards.




  • Operate and uses all body shop equipment properly and safely
  • Remove rust from metal, and grease and dirt from work surface
  • Mask and protect parts that are not to be painted or coated
  • Fill cavities and dents with putty to attain smooth surface
  • Mix paint according to specifications
  • Select and mix coating liquid to produce desired color
  • Paint surface using sprayer or brush as appropriate
  • Inspects painted units for quality of workmanship, noting any runs, sags and unpainted areas
  • Maintain tools and keeps equipment clean and in a proper state of repair
  • Keep work area clean
  • Maintain and wear all required safety and health personal protective equipment, including respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer
  • Comply with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners, and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management
  • Cooperate and assist other personnel in the repair and prepping of vehicles
  • Understand, keep abreast of and complies with federal, state and local regulations that affect body shop operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know etc.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or 3-6 months related experience and/or training (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Must have 5 years of work related experience (1 year of technical training may be included)
  • Must have a valid CA Driver’s License
  • Must have the following Certifications:
    • Painting and Refinishing Certification for Collision Repair
    • I-CAR
  •  May require possession of one or more ASE Certifications
    • Painting and Refinishing (ASE B2) preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage time and multiple priorities to completion
  • Problem solving skills with an analytical thought process
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment




Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Pay Rate $20.00 – $24.00




Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are Monday-Friday from 6:00 am to 2:30 pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. 




May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 75 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching, and bending throughout the workday.