Body Shop Technician

Tyler, TX

Job Title: Body Shop Technician

Department: Body Shop 

Reports to: Body Shop Manager

 

Position Description: The Body Technician repairs damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership specifications using hand tools and power tools. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window and seat operating equipment and trim to gain access to vehicle body and fenders.
  • Position dolly block against surface of dented area and beat opposite surface to remove dents, using hammer.
  • Fill depressions with body filler, using putty knife.
  • Remove damaged fenders, panels and grills using wrenches and cutting torch.
  • Bolt or weld replacement parts in position using wrenches or welding equipment.
  • Straighten bent automobile frames using a pneumatic frame-straightening machine.
  • File, grind and sand repaired surfaces using power tools and hand tools.
  • Refinish repaired surface using paint spray gun and sander.
  • Aim headlights, align wheels and bleed hydraulic brake system.
  • Paint surfaces after performing body repairs.
  • Repair or replace defective mechanical parts.