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.
- 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
- 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.