Auto Body Technician should be able to restore damage vehicles to their original structural state, function and appearance, be able to produce clean body lines, and replace damaged parts according to manufacturers specifications.
I-Car Certifications preferred
Working knowledge of body shop equipment
Preferably 2 years of experience in collision repair
Must have own tools
Valid Drivers License
Body Techs examine damaged vehicles
Automotive Collision Technicians remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle body and fenders.
Body Techs / Collision Repair Techs position dolly block against surface of dented area and beat the opposite surface to remove dents, using hammer.
Auto Body Techs fill depressions with body filler.
Body Techs remove damaged fenders, panels, bolt on or weld on.
Bolt or weld replacement parts in position, using wrenches or welding equipment.
Straighten damaged automobile frames, using a frame straightening machine.
File, grind and sand repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools
Repair or replace defective mechanical parts
Aim headlights and Qc there own work.