Mix paints to match color specifications or vehicles' original colors, stirring or thinning paints, using spatulas or power mixing equipment.
Select paint according to company requirements and match paint colors, following specified color charts.
Dispose of hazardous waste in an appropriate manner.
Remove grease, dirt, paint, or rust from vehicle surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, brushes, blowtorches, washing tanks, or sandblasters.
Spray prepared surfaces with specified amounts of primers and decorative or finish coatings.
Pour paint into spray guns and adjust nozzles and paint mixes for proper paint flow and coating thickness.
Monitor painting operations to identify flaws, such as blisters or streaks, and correct their causes.
Remove accessories, such as chrome or mirrors, from vehicles and mask other surfaces with tape or paper to protect them from paint.
Disassemble, clean, and reassemble sprayers or power equipment, using solvents, wire brushes, and cloths.
Select the correct spray gun system for the material being applied.