Motor Vehicle Body Repair (Metal and Paint) workers service, repair, replace and refinish motor vehicle bodies and frames.

What do Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) workers do?

  • Review damage reports and estimates of repair; cost and plan work to be performed.
  • Repair and replace front end components, body components, doors and frame and under body components.
  • Hammer out dents, buckles and other defects using blocks and hammers.
  • File, grind and sand repaired body surfaces using hand and power tools.
  • Apply primers and repaint surfaces using brush or spray guns.
Individuals may chose to specialize in the Automotive Painter sub-trade.

For further details about this occupation, please see the High School to Apprenticeship handbook, or find it on this website under “Resources.”