Painter Prepper

Location: Elland, Halifax

Terberg DTS UK are looking for a Painter Prepper to be based at our Elland site.

What is the job role?

To prepare large and small specialist vehicles and ad hoc equipment within our paintshop. From preparation, filler work, masking and paint spraying to a very high standard.

Requirements and what we are looking for

  • Vehicle preparation, filler work.
  • Masking up vehicles ready for paint.
  • De-masking vehicles after paint.
  • Removing signwriting and decals using a heat gun.
  • Ensuring the work area is kept clean, tidy and safe.
  • Updating job cards for each vehicle to ensure accurate records are maintained.
  • Cooperating and assist colleagues wherever possible to maintain working standards.
  • Work in line with H&S requirements at all times. 
  • Managing all paint shop waste in line with current Company protocols & legal requirements.
  • To work with all departments, particularly with projects that are being explored or implemented.
  • Undertake any other duties consistent with the purpose of this job or to support the needs of the business.
  • Good knowledge of painting techniques. 
  • Self-motivational with the ability to challenge the status quo, and research and offer suggestions for improving efficiency or customer experience.
  • High attention to detail.

What do Terberg DTS offer you?

As a colleague of Terberg you get a varied full-time job at the market leading supplier of specialist vehicles, equipment and support to the UK logistics, distribution, port, industrial, aviation and fire and rescue. The atmosphere in our family business is pleasant and you will work within a motivated team. We offer great benefits including; company pension, health & wellbeing programme, company events, life insurance, cycle to work scheme and more. Personal development is important to us so further training and education may be offered so you can excel. New Block

Is this the right career path for you?

Let us know by sending an email to and attach your CV and a brief description of why you want to apply for the role. If you would like more information about the company or the vacancy, Please contact our Internal Recruitment Consultant, Nicky Adl on 01422 257 100.

Royal Terberg Group operates worldwide in the development, production and service of special vehicles and systems for logistics and refuse collection. As a family business, we stand for our people. Based on our core values, we focus on sustainable growth and innovation, which has made us successful for more than 150 years. For example, we have been investing in electrically powered vehicles since 2014 and are testing hydrogen to the full. We want to deal responsibly with our environment so that future generations can continue our success.