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Lenco Industries
10 Betnr Industrial Drive
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Phone:413-443-7359
Fax:413-443-2419
Website: lencoarmor.com

Company Description:
Lenco is the nation’s leading designer and manufacturer of Tactical Armored Security Vehicles for Response and Rescue missions. We serve all Law Enforcement, Military and Government security agencies and are a prominent supplier both domestically and internationally. Lenco is a privately-held, family-owned company in business since 1981. We have 110 employees and three manufacturing facilities in Pittsfield, MA. with nearly 160,000 sf of factory and office space. Lenco armored vehicles are in all the top US cities and in use in over 45 countries around the world. Our business is growing and we are expanding to meet worldwide demand. Please visit www.LencoArmor.com to learn more.

Automotive Painter
To Commensurate With Experience
Pittsfield
Full Time
Automotive/Body Technician
High School or Equivalent
Required
Minimum three (3)years of automotive painting experience - Preference: Required

JOB SUMMARY:           The Painter is responsible for the preparation and finishing of the vehicles and parts.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Apply undercoats and finish coats using the full range of application methods and materials
  • Mix and match paints and finishes
  • Use various methods to prepare surface for painting
  • Examine and feel all surfaces of metal to detect defects
  • Mask surfaces with tape and paper
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Complete all documentation including inspection sheets
  • Identify areas of process improvement, cost and waste reduction
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships, and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population
  • Record all hours worked accurately

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Safely store and label materials
  • Perform routine maintenance on paint booths, guns and gun cleaner
  • Adhere to and carry out existing work practices, procedures and policies
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate
  • Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies
  • Other duties as assigned

INTERACTION WITH:

  • Stock room as well as numerous levels of internal staff within a variety of departments
  • Occasional Customer interaction

SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY:

  • None

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in automotive painting

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to maintain focus
  • Meet deadlines
  • Reading abilities required (including labels)
  • Ability to write legibly
  • Follow safety and materials policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail

EQUIPMENT USED:

  • Pneumatic grinding tools
  • Dual Action Grinder
  • Masking machine
  • Putty gun
  • Crane (for painting parts)
  • Full face and half face Respirator
  • Pallet jack
  • Creeper
  • Ladder

PHYSCAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to pass physical exam
  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Fitness Exam
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs.
  • Ability to exert maximum force to pull and carry objects
  • Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle
  • Must be able to make repeated trips up and down a ladder
  • Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, squatting and kneeling
  • Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
  • Good hearing

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements. All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs.  Safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Working safely is a precondition of employment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.