Auto Body Repair Technician - Baron Collision Center

Job ID 2021-16377
Job Location US-KS-Merriam
Category Collision Center
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job

BARON COLLISION CENTER is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail.  We are looking to add qualified  Auto Body Techs / Collision Body Technicians 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 10 years related experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience preferred.**
  • ICAR certification in auto body repair, painting and estimating, a plus.
  • Certificate from Vocational School in Collision a plus.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged vehicles including body work and when to replace or repair parts.
  • Ability to read and following instructions on repair/estimate orders.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver license in the state that you will work and a good driving record.

*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.