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Painter I-Horton Emergency Vehicles

Grove City, OH 43123
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Requisition ID: 16829
Since 1968 Horton Emergency Vehicles has built the industry’s most innovative ambulances for first responders risking their lives to save others. Horton designs, manufactures, and delivers the highest-quality, most tailor-made ambulances the market has to offer.
Horton Emergency Vehicles is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency, commercial, and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, school buses, terminal trucks, RV’s, luxury buses, and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.

What a day in the life of a Painter at REV looks like: 

  • Clean parts with wax and grease remover and inspect prior to painting  

  • Prep product for final paint  

  • Mix coatings with reducer and catalyst at correct mixtures, using color mixture equipment  

  • Spray primers/Sealer with gravity feed primer spray gun 

  • Apply color and clear coating with spray equipment to meet coverage and gloss standards 

  • Check wet film mil thickness with wet mill gauge 

  • Check dry film thickness with a dry film gauge 

  • Must have the ability to correct errors in applications 

  • Maintain spray equipment to meet operational standards but not including repair of equipment 

  • Maintain paint booth cleanliness and filter changes and sign log sheets  

  • Ensure that hazardous waste that is handled is placed in proper containers 

  • Know spill response procedures and evacuation plan 

  • Keep work area clean and organized 


Required education, skills, and experiences to be successful: 


  • Preferred 1–2-year experience in automotive painting 

  • Preferred 1-2 years vocational education 

  • Ability to run dual action sanders, grinders, and miscellaneous hand tools 

  • Must have full knowledge of quality requirements to produce acceptable finish paint 

  • Ability to communicate professionally and follow directions 

  • Ability to work in a team environment 

  • Ability to learn how to mix primers and other paint products 

  • Must have general knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards 

  • Must have knowledge of operation of paint gun and know how to disassemble/assemble to clean and maintain optimal performance. 


Physical demands on this role: 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • Frequent bending, stooping, squatting, and climbing up and down ladders and scaffolding 

  • Ability to regularly lift and move 40 lbs. without assistance 

  • Ability to push/pull carts and racks in and out of booths   

  • Ability to work with arms above head 

  • Ability to work from ladders or scaffolding  

  • Ability to operate and understand the operation of all protective safety equipment in the area.  

  • Ability to work in non-temperature-controlled environments  

  • Ability to work in 95 plus degree temperatures 

  • Must pass a spirometer test and can use a respirator. 


What makes REV unique: 


  • Medical, dental and vision benefits start on day one 

  • Military-friendly employer  

  • Education Reimbursement  

  • Career Development Opportunities  

  • Opportunities to relocate to other REV locations 



REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-20
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