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auto body technician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Portage la Prairie, MB
R1N0N5

Salary

$25.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • In shop

Tasks

  • Professionalism in customer service
  • Review damage report and estimates of repair cost and plan work to be performed
  • Clean and maintain work space
  • Replace front end components, body components, doors and frame and underbody components
  • File, grind and sand body surfaces to be repaired
  • Mask and tape auto body surfaces in preparation for painting
  • Hammer out dents, buckles and defects using blocks and hammers
  • Remove damaged fenders, panels and grills and bolt or weld replacement parts into place
  • Apply primers and repaint surfaces
  • Repair or replace interior components
  • Advise customers on work performed and future repair requirements
  • Repair or replace damaged windows, windshields and sunroofs
  • Inspect repaired vehicles and test drive vehicles for proper handling
  • Mix paint, blend and match colors
  • Operate soldering equipment or use plastic filler to fill holes, dents and seams
  • Straighten bent frames using frame and underbody pulling and anchoring equipment
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems
  • Test and adjust units to specifications
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor
  • Estimate parts and labour costs
  • Provide customer service
  • Diagnose faults and malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor to determine whether to repair or replace unit

Area of work experience

  • Body components
  • Doors and frame
  • Front end components
  • Interior components
  • Metal cutting
  • Paint spraying
  • Underbody components
  • Welding

Area of specialization

  • Diagnostics
  • Imported vehicles

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Manual dexterity
  • Hand-eye co-ordination

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Long term benefits

  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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