Careers - Innovative Repair Group · iRG


Paint Technician

This role covers the preparation and refinishing of the vehicle. Repairing these from the base material (plastic, Steel, Ali etc), to application of foundation material, base coat, and clear coat, successfully and seamlessly “blending” into the existing finish, where required. Oher applications include 3 or 4 stage pearlescent finishes and the correct flat and polish technique to present the finished repair to the customer.

Duties Include:

Preparation of new and repaired vehicle panels for the refinishing process

Application of seam sealer to new and repaired panels to replicate previous/ factory seam sealer to ensure repair quality

Correct identification, Mixing and Application of various primers suitable for the repair (1K, 2K, Plastic, Etch, UV)

Masking the vehicle prior to primer/paint application

Colour identification, mixing and colour testing to ensure accurate colour matching

Application of various paint finish types, Base/Clear, Direct Gloss, Matte Finish, Texture, 3 or 4 stage pearlescent etc

Spot Repair/ Blending paint work into existing paint finish where necessary/required

Flat and Polish any paint defects that occur during refinish process

Consultation and application of Paint Repair Methods suitable for the repair task, ensure (where applicable) the correct paint scheme is used when required (e.g. Glasurit for VWG Vehicles)

Awareness/Identification of Hybrid/Electric Systems

Comply at all times with Company Policies and instructions at all times, specifically those on Health and Safety, working safely and efficiently at all times with customers, colleague and suppliers

Adhering as well to rules regarding the use of PPE, Security, Parking and Driving onsite

Adherence to the Company’s Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy at all times

Maintaining and upskilling current knowledge of the industry

Report immediately any breach of Company Policy, Equipment failure/damage, queries of concerns you have to your Manager

Perform in a suitable manner any other tasks and duties reasonably required of you

Skills Required:

Use of hand tools suitable for the role (DA Sander etc)

Use of Seam Sealing Equipment

Use of HVLP Spray Guns

Use of Polishing Systems

Familiar with a variety of Paint Schemes (Training provided where necessary)

Familiar with Plastic, Steel, Aluminum repair practices and techniques

IMI or L3 C&G’s Paint Competency (not necessary but desirable, Training available)

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