Industrial Prepper & Painter


TK Truck Body is a wholly owned and operated division of Thermo King Western Inc. Our thriving and expanding team have served Edmonton and Western Canada since 1964. Our success is founded on the strength of our Team, our Expertise, and the quality of our products and Service.

We are an inclusive, friendly and family-oriented team, passionate about the work we do. Through our commitment to company culture and first-class products, we are a rapidly growing manufacturer of premium quality van bodies and truck bodies.  

We are currently seeking a qualified Industrial Prepper & Painter to join our TK Truck Body team.

The successful candidate for this position will be an important and valued contributor to our Team. Our customers will depend on your ongoing commitment to their service needs, on your expertise, and on your prepping and painting skills to keep their equipment looking professional. You will possess strong organizational skills, a positive team-focused attitude, exceptional service and communication skills (verbal and written), the ability to manage multiple schedules at once, and the ability to work independently while providing consistent high-quality detailed work.

The successful candidate for this position will always strive to achieve customer satisfaction.


As an Industrial Painter, you will provide outstanding service to customers across Western Canada. To execute the highest level of service, you will use your expert trouble shooting skills, diagnostic tooling, manuals and schematics to maintain our customers’ uptime and profitability.

This position is based in Edmonton, Alberta. 


  • Preparation and Painting of aluminum Service Bodies and aluminum Van Bodies.
  • Preparation and Painting of Service Body and Van Body Parts. 
  • Prep and Painting of various service and repair jobs both steel and aluminum.
  • Daily/Weekly Maintenance of all paint booth and area equipment.
  • Effective communication with coworkers via phone, email, and face-to-face.  
  • Maximize efficiency and productivity of customer service.  
  • Work with Operations Manager to prepare and stage parts required for daily service work. 
  • Accurately document work activities by completing work orders for each job, maintenance checklists, and daily time sheets.
  • Conduct safety hazard assessments for continuously changing working environments.


  • Mechanical and technical aptitude with industrial paint, equipment and tooling are key qualifications for this position.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, performing consistent, high-quality and detailed work. 
  • Diligently practice Safe Working Habits and follow company Safety Program.
  • An understanding of basic inventory, purchase order and invoicing systems. 
  • Strong estimating and administrative experience are considered an asset.
  • Successful candidate must be able to pass a Criminal Record Check. 
  • High school diploma. (Post-secondary and/or related technical training and experience preferred.)
  • Must be currently eligible to work in Alberta. 


  • A competitive remuneration package is being offered based on related experience, education, and. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package includes paid vacation, paid sick days, annual tool and boot allowance, extended medical and dental coverage, group life insurance, and a company-matched RRSP program. 


Our TK Truck Body Division is a top Canadian distributor of service bodies and van bodies. And truck and accessory equipment (VMAC and on-board air compressor systems), hydraulic liftgates, service cranes, and other mechanical systems. Our commitment to sustainability and efficiency, and tireless dedication of our people. products and services are recognized and utilized in many industries including fleet services, food transportation, fuel transportation, construction, maintenance, and many more. 

At Thermo King Western, we aim to exceed your expectations through the strength of our people, services, and products. We combine a desire to always learn and grow with a commitment to ensuring our work is positive, productive and enjoyable. 

As a team member, you will enjoy many benefits, including:

  • Positive work-life balance.
  • Opportunities for ongoing career training and development.
  • A best-in-class compensation package that acknowledges your abilities and experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits packages for you and your family. 
  • Dedicated leadership that is focused on continuous improvement. 

We thank you in advance for your interest in the position; those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.