Automotive Painter

In MTE Jobs3 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineMarch 1, 2022

Modern Transport Engineers Group of Companies is actively seeking to employ enthusiastic and motivated automotive painters

Modern Transport Engineers Group of Companies is the largest heavy transport manufacturing company in New Zealand, and we are looking for  experienced self-motivated technicians to join our team. We pride ourselves on offering a safe workplace, offering high quality products & turn-
key solutions to our clients, and finishing what we start.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to grow your skill-set or are looking for an opportunity to progress your career with a company that values you, motivates you, and challenges you to succeed every single day both in your work life & personal life, then Modern Transport Engineers Group of Companies is for you!

Reporting to one of our highly skilled production managers, this position is suited to trades-persons looking to take the next step in their career and be rewarded for their efforts with an attractive market leading remuneration package.

Immediate start
Competitive rates
Full-time Work

Your new role:

  • Have 3 years plus experience as an Automotive Spray Painter
  • Preparing panels for paint, rubbing, filling and painting
  • Ability to do touch work, full paint jobs from bare metal to final coat, buffing and finishing
  • Ability to determine and fix sags and dents and in the surface/area to be painted.
  • Be competent in colour Matching, paint mix/preparation and priming.
  • Knowledge of major brand paint systems and other materials.
  • Ensure buffing and finishing completed at the end of each paint job
  • Must have an eye for detail and be able to consistently produce a high quality of work

You need to be:

  • Adaptable and have a flexible attitude to changing workloads.
  • Reliable, a good communicator, and be able to meet deadlines.

What you’ll get in return:

  • Full time position on offer, excellent rates and a fantastic working environment with a solid team of people.

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in this role, click “apply now” or for more information on starting dates, rates and any similar positions available, please send your CV to 

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.