Auto Body Technician / Automobile Body Technician / Body Tech

Employer
Desoto Chrylser Dodge Jeep
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Auto Body Technician / Automobile Body Technician / Body Tech*Sign-On Bonus & Relocation Assistance Provided*Desoto Chry-Plym-Dodge-Jeep is looking for a SKILLED, EXPERIENCED Auto Body Heavy Collision Technician to join our team. The Automobile Body Heavy Collision Technician repairs damaged body parts and frames of vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership specifications, using hand tools, power tools, welders, and frame testing, measurement, straightening machines.Chrysler dealer service centers departments are clean, safe and state-of-the-art. The jobs are challenging and extensive training is provided available to those who are career focused.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE: Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle body and fenders. Fill depressions with body filler. Remove damaged fenders, panels Bolt or weld replacement parts in position, using wrenches or welding equipment. Straighten bent automobile frames. File, grind and sand repaired surfaces. Refinish repaired surface. Aim headlights, align wheels, and bleed hydraulic brake system. Paint surfaces after performing body repairs. Repair or replace defective mechanical parts QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of experience as a vehicle body repairer or apprentice. Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles. Valid driver's license. Ability to interpret vendor catalogs. WORKING CONDITIONS:This is a physically demanding position. Will stand six to eight hours per shift. Will lift parts weighing up to 70 pounds. Will be exposed to noise, vibration, dust, exhaust fumes, paint, and other hazardous and non-hazardous materials.Please apply online by clicking on the Green APPLY NOW button below.