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Journeyman painter/ refinisher of cars, big rigs and more.

Location:
Fairfield, CA
Salary:
60,000
Posted:
April 15, 2020

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Matt James

**** **** *****

Fairfield,CA *****

707-***-****

adctpk@r.postjobfree.com

http://www.flickr.com/photos/grafikair/sets

http://www.linkedin.com/in/theairbrushkid

http://www.instagram.com/theairbrushkid

Automotive collision refinisher

Qualifications

Collision repair Professional committed to providing outstandingcustomer servive and high quality work. I have held the following certifications: ASE, I-CAR, Toyota and Standox and MartinSeanour Vortex certified. I have used Spies/Hecker 293, House of Kolor, Standox, Axalta and PPG Enviro-base. Have more than two years in the restoration /custom industry with a high level of quality and have produced award-winning paintwork. You can see some in my portfolio by going to the my social media links. I feel I can be a great asset to your company with what skills and talents I have. Being an automotive/custom painter, I have very good detailing skills and always pay attention to detail. Professional Experience

Fairfield Subaru, Fairfield, CA

Painter, 10/30/2019 to 11/25/2019

Mixed and matched paint materials to repaired vehicles, logged VOC’s and applied paint materials to cars in paint booth. Used PPG Envirobase. Paint preparation of repaired vehicles. Performed minor bodywork.

Nib and polishing

Opperman & Son, Healdsburg, CA

Lead painter, 01/07/2019 to 10/25/2019

Prep trucks for painting, bodywork and masking before painting. Laying out designs for multi-color paint jobs, using Axalta and PPG products.

Mixed paint materials, create spray-out library, and apply paint materials to repaired or sold trucks in paint booth, R&I parts and fiberglass and dent repairs to some RO’s and Machine polishing Santa Rosa Autobody, Santa Rosa, CA

Lead painter, 11/19/2018 to 01/03/2019

Mixed and matchedpaint materialsto repaired vehicles, masking, and applied paint to cars in the booth.

Mix and spray Imron single and two stage paint systems.

Over see and work closely with two UTI graduates from the automotive. course.

Motor Coach Industries, Hayward, CA

Lead painter, 10/15/2017 to 11/15/2018

Prep motor coaches for repair/refinishing. As well as many other random tasks.

Mix and spray Imron single and two stage paint systems.

Over see and work closely with two UTI graduates from the automotive. course.

Opperman & Son, Healdsburg, CA

Lead painter, 01/09/2015 to 10/13/2017

Prep trucks for painting, bodywork and masking before painting. Laying out designs for multi-color paint jobs.

Mixed paint materials, create spray-out library, logged VOC’s and apply paint materials to repaired or sold trucks in paint booth, R&I parts and fiberglass and dent repairs to some RO’s and Machine polishing Yokums Body Shop Inc, Wilitts, CA

Painter, paint shop foreman, 10/28/13 to 10/24/14

Mix and match paint materials to repaired vehicles, and apply paint materials to cars in paint booth

Paint preparation of repaired vehicles. Over see a crew of two people in the paint department and all paint shop functions.

The Body Shop, Santa Rosa, CA

Painter (independent contractor) 08/01/13 to 09/18/13

Mixed and matched paint materials to repaired vehicles, logged VOC’s and applied paint materials to cars in paint booth.

Paint preparation of repaired vehicles.

Scott l AG, Santa Rosa, CA

Production painter, 01/16/2012 to 03/28/2013

Prep signs for painting, sanding and puttying flaws before painting

Mixed paint materials, logged VOC’s and applied paint materials to signs in paint booth

Apply vinyl’s to finished signs

Help with final assembly of signs

MAACO Collision Repair, Richmond, CA

Painter, 11/28/2011 to 01/06/2012

Responsible for mixing and applying paint to vehicles in paint booth. Precision Auto Detail, San Rafael, CA

Mid level body-man, prepper, 05/16/2011 to 08/05/2011

Remove and re-install parts for ease of repair.

Repaired used cars trade-ins from auto dealerships that had minor amounts of damage.

Primed and prepared units for re-finish.

Peterson Motor Sports, Sonoma, CA

Painter, mid level body-man and non-structural fabrication, 01/22/2011 to 05/13/2011

Worked on classic stock car racecars for private owners.

Did small non-structural patch panel fabrication/welding, bodywork on all new fabrication.

Media blasted bodies and all other parts clean in preparation for refinishing.

Primed, sealed and painted cars inside and out.

West Coast Auto Craft, Cloverdale, CA

Painter, paint shop foreman, 08/16/08 to 01/21/2011

Paint shop foreman and painter of restoration and custom finishes on classic muscle and custom cars.

Over saw a crew of 5 in the paint dept.

Application of spray polyester filler, bondo, and glazing putties to all aspects of the cars that came through the shop.

Blocked bodywork in preparation for paintwork.

Mixed paint materials, logged VOC’s and applied paint materials to cars in paint booth.

Wet block and soft pad sanding of ALL paint work for show quality finishes. Bertolli’s Autobody, San Rafael, CA

Painter, 07/01/2008 to 08/12/2008

Mixed and matched paint materials to repaired vehicles, logged VOC’s and applied paint materials to cars in paint booth.

Paint preparation of repaired vehicles.

Grafik-Airbrush studio, Healdsburg, CA

Airbrush artist and custom painter, 8//07 to 6/08 Company closed due to lack of funds.

Executed all custom paintwork, including airbrush work, hand striping and lettering.

Designed artwork for each job.

Pacheco Autobody, Sonoma, CA

Painter, 02/05/07 – 07/27/07 Company closed due to financial problems

Mixed and matched paint materials to repaired vehicles, logged VOC’s and applied paint materials to cars in paint booth

Paint preparation of repaired vehicles.

Guanella Autobody, Santa Rosa, CA

Painter, 01/09/06 to 01/04/07

Mixed and matched paint materials to repaired vehicles, logged VOC’s and applied paint materials to cars in paint booth

Paint preparation of repaired vehicles.

Professional References

Jeff Yokum Yokum’s autobody 707-***-****

Greg DAmbrogi City of Santa Rosa client 707-***-**** Alan Danley Sure Thing Carpet Care client 707- 575-4383 Dan Murdock Custom paint client 707-***-****

Randy Jackson Opperman & son 800-***-****

Personal References

Ed Boyce friend of 28 yrs. 707- 494-1278

Kevin Cash friend of 33 yrs. 949-***-****

Tiffany Stephens friend of 18 yrs. 707-***-****

Wayne Plass friend of 9 yrs. 707-***-****



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