Paint Prepper

Empire Workforce Solutions is looking to hire 5 Paint Preppers/Helpers for a company in Carson, CA that manufactures and installs truck bodies. These are temp to hire positions!


Payrate: $18.75 / Hourly

Schedule: Monday to Friday | 5:00AM to 1:45PM | Must be open to working overtime and some Saturdays 



  • Locate and remove imperfections on panels prior to painting
  • Prepare vehicle surfaces for minor damage repairs including plastic or liquid filler, caulking and preparing surface to be paint ready
  • Apply paper and masking tape to protect unpainted surfaces, such as bumpers, windows, chrome trim, and other parts while surrounding areas are spray-painted
  • Tapes the truck bodies up using tape, paper and plastic bags to prevent overspray and ensure that paint does not go on areas that do not require paint
  • Smooth unmasked surfaces with sandpaper removing gloss from previous coats of paint
  • Sand rough spots and imperfections including but not limited to orange peel, fish eyes, dirt, etc.
  • After truck body is painted, remove masking tape, and clean vehicle
  • Move body or vehicle to designated area for buffing as required
  • High attention to detail to ensure that job is completed on time and done right the first time to eliminate reworks or additional labor



  • Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Prior Experience: 3+ years of experience as a paint helper required
  • Preferred: Great attention to detail, Body Shop and/or vehicle prepping experience preferred
  • Language Skills: Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required
  • Other: This job description is intended to provide an overview of the requirements of the position. As such, it is not all-inclusive, and the job may require other essential and/or non-essential functions, duties, or responsibilities not listed herein.
  • Must be able to work overtime as required by business needs including occasional Saturdays



  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen


Please call us at (310)982-6529 for more information and ask for Claudia Garcia.


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