JOB TITLE: Truck Body Prep Technician

DEPARTMENT: Fabrication

REPORTS TO: Paint Supervisor



A. Purpose and Scope:

Prepare truck bodies for the paint process and installing tool boxes and trim.

B. Specific Tasks for Position

• Prepare surfaces to be coated by using various methods (abrasive blasting and sanding, high pressure water washing, or power wire brushing) to remove grease, dirt, and rust.

• Move items to drying areas and unload them for further painting or packaging using forklift.

• Application of seam sealers.

• Application of body filler and doing body work on truck beds.

• Masking of truck bodies and truck trailers.

• Ensure work area is cleaned and orderly daily.

• Other duties as assigned.

C. Job Requirements

Education and Training: Prefer 2 years of trade school or other higher education training.

Experience: 1 year Auto body work preferred.

D. Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee works near moving mechanical parts, welding areas, and other heavy machinery. The factory experiences significant swings in temperatures from cold to hot depending on time of year. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately loud.

E. Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to or more than 50 lbs.

Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

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