Automotive Collision Body Technician - Smicklas Collision Center

Job ID 2019-10567
Job Location US-OK-Oklahoma City
Category Collision Center
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job

Overview

SMICKLAS COLLISION CENTER is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail.

We are looking to add an experienced  Automotive Body and Collision Technician  to our team.

In addition to competitive pay, we offer our associates the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities
  • Participation in Technician Development program.
  • State of the art working enviornment with all the tools and resources needed
  • Participation in Group 1 Pinnacle Program- earn points for awards!

 

What you will do:

  • Repairs vehicles per estimate and according to manufacturer standards.
  • Check parts against estimate and ensures proper parts are ordered and received.
  • Prepares vehicles for body repair work.
  • Notifies management of any additional repairs needed. Documents and additional parts and labor required to perform a satisfactory repair.
  • Notifies management of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being performed or cause a change in the promised time.
  • Check parts against estimate and ensure proper parts are ordered and received.
  • Maintains and wears all required safety and health personal equipment, including respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer.
  • Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management.
  • Cooperates and assists other personnel in the repair and prepping of vehicles.
  • Understands, keeps abreast of and complies with federal, state and local regulations that affect body shop operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc.
  • Other duties may be assigned by management.
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Company’s Values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and vendors.

 

Experience we look for:

  • One or more years related experience as a collision repair technician with structural collision and frame experience preferred.**
  • ICAR or ASE certifications in auto body repair, painting and estimating, a plus.
  • Desired certifications : Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding (WCA03) ,Steel GMA (MIG), Welding (WCS03), Steel Sectioning
  • Certificate from Vocational School in Collision a plus.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged vehicles including bodywork and when to replace or repair parts.
  • Ability to read and following instructions on repair/estimate orders.

Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil.  We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend.

*All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

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