Overview

Auto Body Technician in Edmonton, AB

Global Recruiter Ltd.

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Auto Body Technician
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Job Category: Skilled Trade Department/Group: Automotive Location: Edmonton Travel Required: No Level/Pay… and/or replace automotive glass. The technician may…

Job Title: Auto Body Technician
Job Category: Skilled Trade
Department/Group: Automotive
Location: Edmonton
Travel Required: No
Level/Pay Range: $25 CAD
Position Type: 3 Months

HR Contact: Emil Israeliv
Will Train Applicant(s): No

OVERVIEW
Our Client is looking for Auto Body Technicians (for a three month period) who will be responsible for carrying out motor vehicle body repair and restore damaged motor vehicle body parts and interior finishing; repaint body surfaces; and repair and/or replace automotive glass. The technician may also be required to repair defective automobile body parts and damage to the bodies of newly assembled cars.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
 Review damage report and estimates of repair cost and plan work to be performed
 Repair and replace front end components, body components, doors and frame and underbody components
 Hammer out dents, buckles and other defects using blocks and hammers
 Operate soldering equipment or use plastic filler to fill holes, dents and seams
 Remove damaged fenders, panels and grills using wrenches and cutting torch and bolt or weld replacement parts into place
 Straighten bent frames using frame and underbody pulling and anchoring equipment
 File, grind and sand repaired body surfaces using hand and power tools
 Mask and tape auto body surfaces in preparation for painting
 Mix paint, blend and match colors
 Apply primers and repaint surfaces using brush or spray guns
 Repair and replace glass components such as windshields, windows and sunroofs
 Repair or replace interior components, such as seat frame assembly, carpets and floorboard insulation
 Inspect repaired vehicles and test drive vehicles for proper handling.
REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS
 5-6 years of work experience in motor vehicle body repair/testing/painting
 Trade certification for Auto Body Technician will be considered as an asset.
 strength, stamina and the use of proper lifting techniques to handle heavy tools and parts weighing up to 25 kilograms;
 hand skills to perform technical repairs;
 creativity, patience and an eye for detail;
 good colour vision;
 current knowledge of the changes in plastics, electronics, metals, finishes and vehicle systems;
 computer literacy skills;
 good customer service skills; and
 Commitment to safe work habits and industry safety programs.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2014-09-13
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