Lead Hand Autobody Refinisher - Edmonton

Lead Hand Autobody Refinisher

Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Career Number: 2464
Date Posted: 2021-03-19

Working at DFI

DFI has over 25 years of experience providing quality piling services and products to industrial clients throughout North America.
At DFI, we believe anything is possible and we’re relentless in our pursuit of excellence. To direct our focus, our team strives for achievement, expertise, and pride when it comes to our service.
We offer competitive wages, RRSP matching, comprehensive benefits, industry and apprenticeship training, professional development, referral incentives, and the opportunity for growth and advancement!

Job Profile

Our Autobody Refinisher/Painters are responsible for ensuring the equipment we build and design is represented with our brand. We are currently seeking an individual with Lead Hand experience who can act as a working foreman.

Job Duties

  • Clean, mask and prepare surfaces to be painted
  • Prep, fill and sand body panels
  • Use various paint application processes such as: airless, air, pressure pot, and brush
  • Wear appropriate masks and respirators
  • Complete touch ups after final assembly
  • Maintain cleanliness of paint equipment and workspace
  • Maintain inventory and prepare for projects
  • Plan team workflow and coordinate with internal fabrication group and external customers as required
  • Operate forklift and/or loader
  • Operate diesel compressor and sandblast equipment
  • Qualifications

  • Must have experience planning for and leading a small department
  • Must have knowledge of two and three part paint products
  • Must be comfortable wearing appropriate masks and respirators
  • Automotive painting, Industrial painting, fiberglass and bodywork experience is required
  • Some experience with estimating and billing
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate production needs


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