About the Role
Auto Body Technician - Essential Duties
Repairs vehicles per estimate and according to manufacturer standards.
Checks parts against estimate and ensures proper parts are ordered and received.
Prepares vehicles for body repair work.
Notifies management of any additional repairs needed.
Notifies management of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being performed or cause a change in the promised time.
Maintains tools and equipment in a proper state of repair.
Maintains and wears all required safety and health personal protective equipment, including respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer.
Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management.
Cooperates and assists other personnel in the repair and prepping of vehicles.
Understands, keeps abreast of and complies with federal, state and local regulations that affect body shop operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know etc.
Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner.
Other tasks as assigned.
Auto Body Technician - Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Auto Body Technician - Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Auto Body Technician - Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Auto Body Technician - Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Auto Body Technician - Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
Auto Body Technician - Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications
Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Certification for Auto/Light Truck
Brakes Certification for Auto/Light Truck
Electrical/Electronic Systems Certification for Auto/Light Truck
Engine Performance Certification for Auto/Light Truck
Engine Repair Certification for Auto/Light Truck
Heating and Air Conditioning Certification for Auto/Light Truck
Manual Drive Train and Axle Certification for Auto/Light Truck
Suspension and Steering Certification for Auto/Light Truck
Damage Analysis and Estimating Certification for Collision Repair
Mechanical and Electrical Components Certification for Collision Repair
Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair Certification for Collision Repair
Painting and Refinishing Certification for Collision Repair
Structural Analysis and Damage Repair Certification for Collision Repair
Assembly Specialist Certification for Engine Machinist
Cylinder Block Specialist Certification for Engine Machinist
Cylinder Head Specialist Certification for Engine Machinist
Brakes Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
Diesel Engines Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
Drive Train Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
Electrical/Electronic Systems Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
Gasoline Engines Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
Preventive Maintenance Inspection Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
Suspension and Steering Certification for Medium/Heavy Truck
Automobile Parts Specialist Certification
Medium/Heavy Truck Parts Specialist Certification
Air Conditioning Certification for School Bus
Body Systems and Special Equipment Certification for School Bus
Brakes Certification for School Bus
Diesel Engines Certification for School Bus
Drive Train Certification for School Bus
Electrical/Electronic Systems Certification for School Bus
Suspension and Steering Certification for School Bus
Advanced Series - Automobile Advanced Engine Performance Certification
Advanced Series - Truck Advanced Electric Diesel Engine Diagnosis Certification
Light Vehicles - Compressed Natural Gas Certification for Alternate Fuels
I-CAR Certificate of Advanced Training
Advanced Vehicle Systems
Aluminum Repair, Replacement and Welding
Electronics for Collision Repair
Steering and Suspension
Understanding Collision Repair
Workplace Hazardous Materials
Paint Manufacturer Training
State Emission Certification
State Vehicle Inspector Certification
Valid Driver's License
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