Automotive Painter


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Lenco Industries
10 Betnr Industrial Drive
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Company Description:
Lenco is proud to serve as the nation’s leading designer and builder of tactical armored vehicles for Police, Fire, EMS, Military and Government agencies worldwide. Lenco is a well-respected, family-owned & operated business in our third generation and has been quietly growing in the Berkshires since 1981. With over 110 employees and three Pittsfield manufacturing facilities totaling over 160,000 SF, our staff enjoys clean, bright, organized workspaces; top notch equipment and company safety protocols that prioritize our employees’ health, safety and well-being. Our company culture reflects a cooperative team spirit and feeling of accomplishment producing world class response & rescue vehicles that are highly regarded and internationally recognized as protecting and saving countless lives. Our business is growing, and we seek hard-working & dedicated people who value the pay, benefits, work environment and job satisfaction our company offers. Please visit to learn more.
Automotive Painter
$20 - $25 Per Hour
Full Time
Automotive/Body Technician
High School or Equivalent
Minimum three (3)years of automotive painting experience - Preference: Required

JOB SUMMARY:           The Painter is responsible for the preparation and finishing of the vehicles and parts.


  • Apply undercoats and finish coats using the full range of application methods and materials
  • Mix and match paints and finishes
  • Use various methods to prepare surface for painting
  • Examine and feel all surfaces of metal to detect defects
  • Mask surfaces with tape and paper
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Complete all documentation including inspection sheets
  • Identify areas of process improvement, cost and waste reduction
  • Work in an efficient and timely manner
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships, and demonstrate sensitivity to and respect for a diverse population
  • Record all hours worked accurately


  • Safely store and label materials
  • Perform routine maintenance on paint booths, guns and gun cleaner
  • Adhere to and carry out existing work practices, procedures and policies
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate
  • Understand and comply with safety and environmental policies
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Stock room as well as numerous levels of internal staff within a variety of departments
  • Occasional Customer interaction


  • None


  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in automotive painting


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent


  • Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to maintain focus
  • Meet deadlines
  • Reading abilities required (including labels)
  • Ability to write legibly
  • Follow safety and materials policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail


  • Pneumatic grinding tools
  • Dual Action Grinder
  • Masking machine
  • Putty gun
  • Crane (for painting parts)
  • Full face and half face Respirator
  • Pallet jack
  • Creeper
  • Ladder


  • Must be able to pass physical exam
  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Fitness Exam
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs.
  • Ability to exert maximum force to pull and carry objects
  • Must be able to climb into, onto and under vehicle
  • Must be able to make repeated trips up and down a ladder
  • Extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, squatting and kneeling
  • Vision a minimum 20/40 with or without corrective lenses
  • Good hearing


  • Lenco Industries supports and complies with all Federal and State Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) requirements. All employees are required to comply with and participate in all Lenco Industries’ SHE programs.  Safety is everyone’s responsibility.  Working safely is a precondition of employment.


  • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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