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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

05310 PAINTER, AUTOMOTIVE

Coats surfaces of motor vehicles such as automobiles, buses, and trucks with paint, lacquer, epoxy, resin or other material, using brushes, rollers, spray guns and other devices. Removes old paint from vehicle, using liquid paint remover and scraper. Smooths surface with sandpaper and steel wool. Roughens aluminum surfaces with acid solution and steel wool to ensure that paint adheres to surface. Masks and covers portions of surfaces not to be painted. Paints vehicle or specified portion of vehicle. May paint insignia, letters or numerals on vehicle surface, using stencils.