Painting Technician

Painting Technician Jobs

Minimum ? ITI graduate in Mechanical/Painting technology

Certified training for Auto Body Painting Technician L4 (programme aligned to ASC/Q 3304 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

Minimum experience of 3-4 years in the painting process

The tasks an Auto Body Painting Technician L4 is expected to perform include:

Performing the final painting and touch-up

Inspecting the final painted vehicle

Arranging the material and equipment required for the process

Cleaning the painting equipment and preparing the surface of the parts to be painted

Setting up and operating the painting booth, atomizer and air compressors

Knowledge of the different types of painting processes and associated equipment

Knowledge of the different types of guns

Skilled in conducting quality verification tests

Basic knowledge of the impact of various physical parameters on the final output product

Knowledge of the different types of defects that may arise

Skilled in visualizing the final product and deciding on the key steps to be followed

Basic knowledge of operating the gun in manual mode

Knowledge of 5S procedures

Perfect vision

Training in various painting techniques and quality management

Quality conscious Safety-oriented

It is not a desk job

May need to handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 9 hours everyday for 6 days a week

Overtime and shift system maybe involved according to the company norms

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

One may develop occupational hazards like back/neck pain, injury to body and accidents

Health risks include exposure to toxins, chemicals and equipment noise

For candidates with experience ?INR15,000 toINR30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in Automotive Industry in India

The Automotive Mission Plan for the period of 2006-2016 aims to make India emerge as a global automotive hub. The idea is to make India the destination of choice for the design and manufacture of automobiles and auto components, with outputs soaring to reach US$ 145 billion which is basically accounting for more than 10% of the GDP. This would also provide further employment to over 25 million people by 2016 making the automobile sector the sunrise sector of the economy.

According to the Confederation of Indian Industry, the automobile sector currently employs over 80 lakh people. An extension in production in the automobile industry is forecasted, it is likely to rise to Rs. 6,00,000 crore by 2016.

As the automotive manufacturing sector will grow, so will be the demand for this profile. Many new avenues are opening for Auto Body Painting Technicians L4, some of which can be in different sectors also.

Mechanical assembly plant Workshops or service stations

Cities across India