Auto Body Technician

Driven Brands

Buena Park, CA 90624

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

The Body Technician is an hourly position in the Southern California market. The Body Technician is a skilled craftsman with a thorough understanding of all phases of light to heavy collision repair. The Body Technician must be a skilled welder with the ability to remove and refit welded panels as well as the bolt-on items required in a typical crash repair. All repairs are to be completed to the point of ‘ready for paint’ prior to delivering the vehicle to the paint department. A Body Technician is responsible for applying undercoating, gravel guard, seam sealer, and lubricants as the need presents itself or as listed on the RO. After painting, a Body Tech is responsible for reassembly and final body alignments and adjustments prior to the vehicle being delivered.

+ Tear down vehicles

+ Refit new parts such as bumpers, fenders, grills, moldings, and other bolt-on and welded items

+ Perform small to heavy repair, finishing and priming jobs

+ Complete all repairs in a manner in which the repaired areas are restored to the original manufacturer’s specifications, including door, hood and deck alignments, chassis and frame measurements, and welded on unibody parts

+ Work independently and with others with a minimum of supervision

+ Check all parts for accuracy before starting the repair and notify the parts manager of any incorrect parts or other discrepancies

+ Immediately notify production manager of any hidden or missed damage that doesn’t appear on the repair order

+ Advise the Production Manager as you are nearing completion of a job and request a new assignment

+ Put forth every effort to meet and exceed the target delivery date assigned to an RO

+ Assume responsibility for all parts assigned to your job(s)

+ Protect the interior and exterior non-repair areas from dust, dirt, scratches, primer, overspray, etc.

+ Paint edges of panels and parts as needed to meet customer requirements, given proper training is conducted and equipment is provided

+ Read and understand every line item of each vehicle’s RO as pertaining to your responsibilities and visually inspect every vehicle to insure that all the repairs are complete

+ Provide guidance, education, and assistance to the assigned apprentice in such a manner that furthers their developmental growth

+ Complete understanding of all facets of light to heavy automobile collision repair.

+ The ability to read, understand, and perform written instructions accurately and consistently and to work independently as well as with others in an organized manner is essential.

+ The ability to effectively manage the activities of a body tech team is mandatory.

+ I-CAR Gold Class and ASE certification is necessary.


Requisition ID: 2022-24315

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Street: 6830 Stanton Ave.

Line of Business: Fix Auto

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