Painters, Transportation Equipment

Painters, Transportation Equipment

Operate or tend painting machines to paint surfaces of transportation equipment, such as automobiles, buses, trucks, trains, boats, and airplanes. Includes painters in auto body repair facilities.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Integrity * Persistence * Achievement/Effort * Self Control * Analytical Thinking * Independence

Representative Tasks * Select paint according to company requirements and match paint colors, following specified color charts. * Mix paints to match color specifications or vehicles' original colors, stirring or thinning paints, using spatulas or power mixing equipment. * Spray prepared surfaces with specified amounts of primers and decorative or finish coatings.


Government, Manufacturing, Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Aircraft Painter, Aircraft Painter Apprentice, Auto Painter (Automobile Painter), Auto Refinisher (Automobile Refinisher), Auto Striper, Automotive Paint Prepper, Automotive Paint Technician (Auto Paint Technician), Automotive Painter, Automotive Refinish Technician, Black Off Worker, Boat Painter, Body Technician/Painter, Bronzer, Car Painter, Colorman, Dope Sprayer, Dopeman, Doper, Duco Polisher, Finish Painter, Industrial Painter, Mobile Paint Specialist, Paint Prep Technician, Paint Prepper, Paint Specialist, Paint Technician, Prepper, Pressure Washer, Railroad Car Letterer, Railroad Car Painter, Refinish Technician, Rust Proofer, Sandblaster Paint Sprayer, Shipyard Painter, Top Coater, Touch Up Painter, Transportation Equipment Painter, Transportation Equipment Painter Apprentice, Vehicle Painter.