Automotive Body Repair Technician
Job Description Position Description The collision technician performs high-quality repairs to collision damaged components and assemblies. Essential Duties The essential duties of this position are: Disassemble and reassemble vehicle components and assemblies Remove, install and align welded-on and bolted-on parts Perform MIG and STRSW welding Perform steel sheet metal repairs Perform plastic and composite repairs Prepare all repair areas for refinish procedures Notify refinish team when completed vehicles are ready to be painted Protect adjacent panels and vehicle from additional damage Identify all additional damage and communicate findings in a timely manner to allow for required approvals and/ or purchasing of additional parts if necessary Perform test drives- Reports findings to production manager Keep work area clean and organized at ALL times Keep shop equipment clean and in good working condition Assist other technicians as needed Follow and comply with all SOP's. Assist in developing or refining standard operating procedures as required Follow and comply with all required health and safety requirements Maintains acceptable appearance Complies with and follows all scheduled work hours and attendance policies Complies with the business code of conduct and other policies Understand and carry out oral and written directions Attend shop meetings every morning and as needed Knowledge and Skills The following knowledge and skills are required for this position: Knowledgeable of vehicle construction methods and required repair procedures Knowledgeable of vehicle construction materials and proper application Skilled in using MIG and STRSW welding equipment Skilled in using a variety of repair materials Skilled in using a two-post lift Skilled in using a three-dimensional measuring system Basic computer data-entry and operation skills Training and Certifications The following are strongly preferred requirements for this position: Valid driver's license Certificate or degree in automotive collision repair I-CAR Certifications EPA certification in mobile air conditioning systems Work Experience Three to five years prior work experience in automotive field preferred Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibility Working Conditions The working conditions for this position include: Work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials. May be asked to work overtime and weekends occasionally May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces. Will work on elevated surfaces on an occasional basis. Noise level in the work environment is frequently loud. Physical Demands This position has the following physical demands: Ability to view computer monitor Oral communication Ability to continuously stand or walk or for extended periods of time Frequent bending, kneeling, squatting Ability to lift at least 50 pounds Able to manipulate small hand tools and equipment The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Company Description We have been a family owned and operated business since 1946, making us a loyal community service center and supporter for the local Rosedale and surrounding area for years. We strive in preserving these strong roots by maintaining our same values in order to uphold our business' strength and integrity today. We take pride of our excellent Customer Service!