Paint Apprentice in Salt Lake City, UT at Larry H. Miller Management Company/Automotive Division

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

The Collision Center Painter Apprentice expected to:

* Protect the legal, financial and moral well-being of the Larry H. Miller Companies dealerships;
* Assist to properly prepare and paint restored vehicles using applicable materials to achieve maximum quality results;
* Achieve and maintain all applicable training and certifications required to perform job duties;
* Be a teacher to support the efforts of other employees to be successful.
* Seek ways to improve business operations efficiencies and customer service.

Primary Duties:

Ensure maximum productivity, customer service and cost control.

* Assist Painter Technician to assess restored vehicle for acceptability to refinish.
* Communicate with appropriate personnel regarding any issue which may cause a delay to complete restoration of a vehicle.
* Prepare and mix paints for proper matching, efficiency and proper quality application of paint to restored vehicle.
* Complete all aspects of paint refinishing including assessment of quality control.
* Maintain assigned equipment and supplies.
* Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times and adhere to all OSHA/EPA requirements.
* Ensure proper direction the production of a paint team including helpers and apprentices.
* Perform all job duties requested from management.

Operate with integrity:

* Demand the highest ethical standards from self and others.
* Set an example of outstanding attendance, positive attitude and professionalism.
* Communicate and resolve customer complaints and adjustments.

Job Qualifications:

* High school diploma or the equivalent recommended but not required.
* Maintain valid driver's license and MVR within company policy requirements.
* Ensure timely enrollment and attendance to a manufacturer's apprentice program.
* Customer Service

* Be service oriented and actively looking for ways to help.
* Represent the company to all employees and customers in all communications.
* Ability to use hand and power tools as well as other machinery safely.
* Reliable- being dependable in fulfilling job obligations
* Adaptable- open to change and variety within the workplace.

Physical Requirements:

* Work performed in a shop setting due to location of vehicles to be serviced.
* Exposure to shop environment such as noise, dust, odors and fumes, chemicals and adhesives.
* Required to lift up to 100 lbs.
* Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, talk, hear, use hands and fingers, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls.
* Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, and crouch.
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions precedent at that time.
* Required vision include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
* Required to operate equipment and move vehicles in a safe manner at all times.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:

* Leadership- the individual demonstrates ethical and followership behaviors which promotes Larry H. Miller standards resulting in a cohesive and effective team.
* Compliance- the individual understands and adheres to all Company standards, state and federal laws and regulations as well as product pricing guidelines of all lenders, agencies or business partners.
* Customer Service- the individual understands his/her role in providing excellent customer service through the defined Larry H. Miller processes which promote efficiencies, fairness and cost effectiveness.
* Ethics/Integrity- the individual represents the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies by conducting his/her self in a professional and courteous business manner that demonstrates integrity and avoids the actual or perception of a conflict of interest.
* Oral Communication- the individual clearly identifies and professionally expresses issues in positive or negative situations.
* Planning/Organizing- the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
* Quality- the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
* Dependability- the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
* Safety and Security- the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and dealership management reserves the right to do so at anytime. Employee shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.

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