Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
93080 04 ST J1 B 823-06 08/30/2023
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JOB CODE: 93080

DEFINITION: This is skilled work performing body repair and painting on vehicles and construction and maintenance equipment.

An employee in this job assesses vehicle damage; determines the methods and materials needed to address the damage; and repairs or replaces and restores exterior and interior automotive components. Work involves disassembling and reassembling automotive components and welding, brazing, and soldering damaged metal parts. Work includes preparing, cleaning, patching, filling, and sanding surfaces and applying epoxy, fiberglass compound, primer, paint, and related coatings to restore surfaces to specification. Work may include assigning and demonstrating body repair and painting related tasks to other trades and maintenance employees during the completion of specific work assignments. Work is performed independently and is checked upon completion for adherence to guidelines and quality and timeliness standards.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.)

• Restores components and surfaces damaged from rust to include rust removal, filling and patching corroded areas, and sanding and painting surfaces.

• Replaces or rebuilds damaged metal components using brazing, welding, or soldering processes.

• Prepares surfaces by dissolving, stripping, scraping, grinding, brushing, and sanding them using heat guns, sandpaper, sandblasters, scrapers, chemical paint solvents, vacuum sanders, and related tools and materials.

• Removes dents and replaces fenders, doors, broken windshields, side and rear glass, and other exterior components.

• Repairs or replaces torn, creased, scratched, and broken vehicular body parts.

• Tapes and covers areas of vehicle in preparation for patching and painting.

• Mixes paints and additives in accordance with manufacturer data sheets.

• Affixes state agency decals and stickers to restored vehicles.

• Identifies replacement parts lists, materials, and associated costs used for repairing and restoring vehicles.

• Maintains and cleans the equipment and tools utilized in vehicular body work and painting.

• Researches surfaces, materials, techniques, and processes involved in body repair and painting work through on-line resources, vendors, and industry contacts.

• Complies with safety and work-site cleanliness standards and wears personal protective equipment.

• An employee in this job participates in the performance of other maintenance and labor tasks consistent with operational and organizational requirements.

• Operates a motor vehicle.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and practices of vehicle body repair and spray painting.

• Knowledge of the hazards and safety practices of the equipment body and repair trade.

• Knowledge of the use and functionality of Microsoft Office Suite software.

• Ability to mix, apply, and finish automotive body fillers.

• Ability to braze, solder, or weld ferrous and non-ferrous material.

• Ability to identify, mix, match, and apply paint and other protectants according to manufacturer specifications and usage conditions.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities)

• Two years of semiskilled experience in automotive body repair and painting in a commercial operation;


• Completion of a high school vocational-technical program in automotive body repair from an accredited vocational trade school;


• Completion of a post-secondary curriculum in automotive body repair from an accredited technical school.


• All positions require possession of an active motor vehicle license.

• Certain positions are required to either possess at the time of hire, or obtain within the probationary period, an active CFC-12 Refrigerant Recycling Certificate or a 134A Refrigerant Recycling Certificate.