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Vehicle varnisher (m/f)
German: Fahrzeuglackierer/in

Fields of work

Vehicle varnishers work at vehicle varnishing shops in the craft trades sector. They also find employment at bodywork repair workshops and in the vehicle industry.


Professional experience

  • Carry out work in an autonomous and customer oriented manner on the basis of work orders working both alone and as part of a team
  • Plan and coordinate work, stipulate stages of work and materials required
  • Initiate safety, health and safety at work and environmental protection measures in the workplace
  • Conduct discussions with customers
  • Check the quality of the work for any errors in execution, document works
  • Carry out quality assurance measures and record quantities and time spent for calculation of the services provided
  • Check and evaluate underlying surfaces and prepare such surfaces for final coating
  • Carry out protective measures for surfaces not to be treated
  • Coat, treat and design surfaces
  • Produce lettering, designs and ornamental lacquering
  • Maintain and repair surfaces
  • Check the correct functioning of electrical, electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic components and systems
  • Carry out disassembly and assembly work and glazing on vehicles
  • Carry out repair work on vehicles and parts of vehicles
  • Conduct measurements and document results
  • Select, set up, operate and maintain implements, tools, machines and equipment for the job at hand
  • Process materials and components



The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.

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