Auto Body Refinish & Paint Technician

Fix Auto Nepean o/b Nordic Collision - Ottawa West, ON (30+ days ago)

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Nordic Collision o/a Fix Auto Nepean is seeking an exceptional individual to join our team in our paint department. This position is responsible and accountable for ensuring positive customer experience by performing high quality refinishing to restore the customer’s vehicle to pre-accident condition. The successful candidate will have significant experience in comprehensive vehicle refinishing, a history of working in alignment with team members to achieve repair facility KPIs, a desire for learning and growth, and a passion for performance

Role & Requirements:

  • Positive energy and enthusiastic interactions with team members
  • Refinish vehicle as per insurance guidelines and company quality standards
  • Inspect body and prep repairs for deficiencies; advise Production Supervisor as required
  • Ensure all required line items as per the Repair Orders (RO) are completed properly
  • Perform all refinish procedures according to factory specifications and company procedures
  • Ensure all paint deficiencies are corrected (i.e. runs, dirt nibs, etc.)
  • Ensures all formulations, preparations, top coating and curing meet OEM recommended standards for proper application sequence, timing and materials usage
  • Maintains efficient paint material cost as per company KPIs
  • Complete surface preparation, vehicle masking, priming and top coating (as required)
  • Apply all primers, sealers, basecoats, colour coats and clear coats with correct formulations as per paint manufacturer specifications
  • Accurately mixes paint to ensure quality colour match
  • Immediately notify the Estimator or Repair Planner of any variance from the RO
  • Knows status of assigned vehicles
  • Contributes to the keeping all vehicles on schedule for on-time delivery
  • Consistently utilizes all required safety equipment and follows proper refinishing procedures in compliance with Ontario Health & Safety guidelines
  • Adheres to all requirements for hazardous waste disposal
  • Follows vendor procedures to maintain all tools and equipment, including maintenance of paint booth and booth filters
  • Continuous learning to stay updated with rapidly changing automotive technology
  • Complete the Quality Control (QC) Checklist before moving vehicle to next department
  • Maintain a clean and orderly production area throughout the workday
  • Works in accordance with daily production schedule (as directed by Production Supervisor)
  • Supports all team members when required
  • Contribute to achieving company KPIs
  • Adhere to company’s Policies and Procedures, and established business practices

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Minimum 2 years collision repair refinishing experience
  • Refinishing Technician Certificate of Qualification ~ Strong Asset
  • Refinishing Technician Red Seal ~ Strong Asset
  • I-Car Registered and Gold Class ~ Strong Asset
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Comprehensive knowledge of vehicle repair practices
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and independently
  • Able to work effectively under pressure in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Ability to bend, crouch, reach, handle tools, and lift approximately 50 pounds

Features & Benefits:

  • Competitive Flat Rate compensation
  • Strong estimating
  • Comprehensive Group Benefits
  • Uniform subsidy
  • Lunch and change room facilities
  • Good work environment
  • 2 Large Paint Booths
  • Good equipment
  • Insurance Collision Repair Work
  • Employee Recognition and Reward
  • Training and Development
  • Develop

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Job Type: Full-time


  • Collision Refinishing: 2 years (Required)


  • English (Preferred)