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Body Shop Paint Prep Technician-Entry Level

Cedar Rapids, IA, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Thompson Truck & Trailer is a full-service commercial truck dealership serving customers in six locations in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. We are proud to carry a large selection of new and pre-owned inventory, and we service all makes and models. We handle the truck needs for our customers from sales and leasing, to service and maintenance, extensive parts inventory, and tire facilities. We are looking to add the following position to our strong, diverse, and high-performance team:

Body Shop Paint Prep Technician

$15.00 to $18.00 hourly + Monthly Bonus Plan

Thompson Truck & Trailer looking for a full-time Body Shop Paint Prep Technician to join our team at our Cedar Rapids location. No experience is necessary. This position will perform body repair and paint preparation. We are looking for extremely motivated individuals who are focused on Customer satisfaction and driven to succeed. Thompson Truck & Trailer is a full-service commercial truck dealership serving customers in six locations in Eastern IA and Western IL. We are a family owned business with over 200 employees. We would love to show you around our state-of-the-art facility (air conditioned and heated floors)!


  • Complete initial preparation including preparing surfaces, masking or taping off details and components.
  • Thoroughly inspect completed work and finalize the project including clean-up and applying decals.
  • Complete small body work repairs as workload necessitates.
  • Clean work area when needed and upon completing a job to maintain a safe work environment.


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Must provide own set of tools to perform work.
  • This entry level position only requires the candidate be motivated and mechanically inclined.
  • Physical demands of this job are classified as Light to Medium: exerting 16-50 pounds of force or lifting occasionally, and/or 10-15 pounds of force or lifting frequently to move objects.

Full time employees enjoy a variety of benefits including PTO, medical, dental, vision, disability, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), and much more. Learn about us at #removed#

Thompson Truck and Trailer is proud to be an EEO employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We strongly encourage minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for career opportunities at our company.

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