Experienced Auto Body Painter - Calgary #1115
Great West Kenworth - Calgary, AB

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Location: Calgary
Salary: Depending on Experience
Career #: 1115

The Body Shop at Great West Kenworth in Calgary is currently looking to fill the position of an experienced Painter.
Great West Kenworth was first opened in 1970 and has been a fixture in Calgary for 43 years now. We sell, service and lease trucks as well as sell parts for Kenworth trucks. We have over 200 employees currently working in our branches including Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Red Deer, and Grande Prairie with our head office in Calgary (100 Employees). Our Body Shop Department has been around since 1984 (6 employees). Longevity and consistency is the key to our success. If you want to become a part of an established, well know and respected company, then look no further.

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Duties and Responsibilities
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  • Lead Painter (we have a back-up for vacation and emergencies).
  • Knowledge of Dupont Imron Coatings an asset.
  • Must have heavy truck refinishing experience.
  • Able to do maintenance, trouble shooting, and repair minor truck body.
  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals on paper and in PC based formats.
  • Maintain personal and company tooling that gets used to do the job.
  • Strict compliance with all company policies and procedures with a strong emphasis on job safety procedures.

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Skills Required
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  • Read and use documents.
  • Be able to think, plan, make decisions, and problem solve to complete jobs.
  • Clean, prep, and paint to provide a high quality finished product.
  • The ability to withstand work related deadlines and pressures.
  • Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Continuous self learning. Stay up to date with repair techniques, paint finishes, and related products.

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Education and Qualifications
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  • Journeyman Certificate or
  • Extensive work experience in the trade along with the basic educational requirements that would allow one to complete an apprenticeship program if required.
  • OR 10+ years experience in the auto body industry.

Benefits

When working at GreatWest Kenworth Ltd., employees are offered a comfortable, clean, and supportive environment, with opportunities for growth and advancement. Competitive wages are matched with a comprehensive, up to date employee benefits program that caters to the needs of staff and their families. Some of the benefits are:

  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Dependent Life
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Critical Illness Coverage
  • Up to $2400 in a Health Spending Account
  • Up to $2400 in a Personal Development Account
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Health Plan - 80% of prescribed drugs, 100% coverage of all other eligible expenses
  • Dental Plan - 80% basic, 50% major and 50% orthodontics
  • 5 Paid Sick Days
  • Up To $400 Boot and Tool Allowance
  • RRSPs
  • 3 weeks vacation after 3 years
  • $1500 Annual Loyalty Bonus
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Direct Deposit Payroll, Anywhere Online Pay Statments & Benefit Information access
  • and more...

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APPLY
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CLICK ON APPLY on our website www.greatwestkenworth.com and submit your Resume ( in Word, PDF or TXT form) with the career #1115 in the Subject Line. Submissions that do not have #1115 in the subject line will not be considered for the position.

Example: Calgary Body Shop Position #1115
Due to the high volume of resumes only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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