Prepares and applies paint to repaired vehicles to restore a vehicle’s appearance to pre-accident condition. Duties may include final sanding, masking, color mixing and tinting, spray booth operations and applying primers, sealers and clear coats. He or she may need to blend color into adjacent panels for a better color match to the existing vehicle finish. This individual works with potentially hazardous materials, so attention to safety and personal protection is essential. Vehicles must be prepared and refinished correctly to ensure proper adhesion, color match and overall appearance.