Automotive & Auto Body Technician

  • Location: Puyallup, Washington
  • Salary: 24-30/Per Hour
  • Shift: 1st (Days)

Automotive & Auto Body Technician

 

We have a great opportunity for a person with the mechanical skills to service and repair automobiles to medium-duty fleet trucks plus the skills to do auto body repair.  This is a position for a person that likes to put their skills to the max.  If you’re that person, we would love to speak with you about this rewarding and challenging career. 

 

Skill Level

  • Hydraulic experience preferred
  • Electrical experience preferred
  • Collision Repair Industry experience preferred
  • Previous experience as auto body technician required!
  • 2-3 years’ experience as an automotive technician
  • Valid driver’s license

Shift: Days – Monday thru Friday

Wage Range:  $24 – $30/hour

Automotive Technical Skills  (first priority)

  • Service and repair most common brake systems
  • Diagnose and repair cooling systems
  • Basic-moderate diagnostics and services on HVAC systems
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic power steering systems
  • Diagnose, service and repair most suspension systems, including shocks and struts
  • Tune-ups, and replace timing belts
  • Repair most fluid leaks, flushes and replace engine gaskets
  • Basic scan tool use and data interpretation
  • Diagnose basic electrical problems using a Digital Multi-Meter
  • Perform wheel alignments on most vehicles
  • Prepare vehicle records and report both manually and on a computer
  • Perform repairs and preventative maintenance to medium duty trucks
  • Removing, disassembling, inspecting, repairing and replacing units such as engines, transmissions and differentials as required.
  • Rewiring ignition systems, lights and instrumental panels.
  • Replacing and adjusting brakes, front ends and repairing or replacing shock absorbers.
  • Replacing and adjusting headlights and installing and repairing accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors and windshield wipers.
  • Perform safety inspections of vehicles and prepare safety documentation required
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
  • Inspect and perform work on the under parts of vehicles

Auto Body Technical Skills (second priority)

  • Examines damaged vehicle and efficiently plans repair process
  • Auto body repair
  • Welding
  • Diagnostics
  • File, grind, sand and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.
  • Sand body areas to be painted and cover bumpers, windows, and trim with masking tape or paper to protect them from the paint.
  • Remove damaged sections of vehicles using metal-cutting guns, air grinders and wrenches, and install replacement parts using wrenches or welding equipment.
  • Cut and tape plastic separating film to outside repair areas to avoid damaging surrounding surfaces during repair procedure, and remove tape and wash surfaces after repairs are complete.
  • Prime and paint repaired surfaces, using paint spray guns and motorized sanders.
  • Fill small dents that cannot be worked out with plastic or solder.
  • Fit and weld replacement parts into place, using wrenches and welding equipment, and grind down welds to smooth them, using power grinders and other tools.
  • Position dolly blocks against surfaces of dented areas and beat opposite surfaces to remove dents, using hammers.
  • Remove small pits and dimples in body metal using pick hammers and punches.
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.
  • Adjust or align headlights.
  • Soak fiberglass matting in resin mixtures, and apply layers of matting over repair areas to specified thickness.
  • Diagnose and repair tractor/trailer components such as doors, floors and side panels.
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