Kernersville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Kernersville, NC

Auto Body Technician / Collision Repair / Body ShopTech

Auto Body Technician / Collision Repair /  Body ShopTech


Kernersville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is looking for an Auto Body Technician / Collision Repair Technician to join the Tire & Diesel location. The Automobile Body Technician repairs damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership specifications, using hand tools and power tools, while meeting production schedules and deadlines.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Participate in developing a proper repair plan for vehicles
  • Examine damaged vehicles and estimate repair costs
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle body and fenders
  • Fill depressions with body filler
  • Remove damaged fenders, panels
  • Bolt or weld replacement parts in position, using wrenches or welding equipment
  • Straighten bent automobile frames
  • File, grind and sand repaired surfaces
  • Refinish repaired surface
  • Aim headlights, align wheels, and bleed hydraulic brake system
  • Paint surfaces after performing body repairs
  • Repair or replace defective mechanical parts

 

 

Job Requirements
  • 1+ year experience as a vehicle body repairer or apprentice

  • Ability to properly complete light to heavy repairs
  •  Valid driver's license.

  • Ability to interpret vendor catalogs

  • ICAR certification or ASE are a plus


WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This is a physically demanding position
  • Will stand six to eight hours per shift
  • Will lift parts weighing up to 70 pounds
  • Will be exposed to noise, vibration, dust, exhaust fumes, paint, and other hazardous and non-hazardous materials

Dealership Commitment:

  • Competitive wages - flat rate pay based on experience
  • Training
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k with company match (at qualifying dealerships)
  • Paid vacation after one year
  • Employee discounts
  • Career growth and recognition
  • Education opportunities while working