Automotive Prepper/Painter (Automotive Refinishing Technician)

Gain Collision is looking to add an Apprentice Automotive Prepper/Painter to our fast-growing collision repair facility. We are a state of the art 30,000 sq ft. collision repair center with a focus on late model European cars as well as classic car restoration and collision. If you are an Apprentice Automotive Prepper/Painter or a candidate that is willing to enroll in the Red Seal Apprenticeship Program, contact us today!

How we attract the best of the best to join the GAIN Team:

  • The opportunity to work in a restoration business that is considered one of the best in the world and has many awards to substantiate that claim
  • We value your lifestyle and work-life balance
  • We offer opportunities to advance depending on skills, attitude, reliability, and accountability to every staff member
  • Offering the best extended medical coverages within the industry
  • Offering “drive your own brand” programs which allow all of our employees to drive their “dream car” and understand the products in which they represent
  • GAIN’s continued involvement within the community with sponsorships and donations to support arts, sports, motorsport, families in need, sick children, hospice and many others on Vancouver Island

Qualifications, Experience, Desired Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years experience
  • Drivers License
  • Computer skills
  • Basic understanding of color matching and experience with all related color matching tools. Ie. color mapping/photo spectrophotometer
  • Prepping and priming car bodies for spot repairs and complete paint resprays
  • Experience in blending and spot repairs as well as complete resprays
  • Wet sand polishing to luxury industry standards
  • Experience with both solvent and water base-coat/ clear-coat systems
  • Good customer communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as being self motivated
  • Produce a consistent, high quality product
  • Commitment to safe work habits and industry safety programs


  • Communicate with estimators and management team regarding any supplemental work required.
  • Prime and prepare all surfaces for top coat finish
  • Monitor the quality control of the project.
  • Color map and spray out test cards to ensure accurate color matching
  • Apply finishes and wet sand polish to luxury industry standards
  • Control and manage prep and paint supplies as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment at all times

Apply through the form below:

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