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Body Technician - Kearny Mesa Ford/Kia

Company: Sunroad Automotive
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

7303 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USAReq #39Date Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2023 Body Technician - Kearny Mesa Ford/Kia (Collision Center) Job Summary:Be a part of an award-winning team at Sunroad Collision Center at Kearny Mesa Ford/Kia! A Collision Body Technician evaluates collision damage and performs body repair on vehicles in compliance with factory and dealership specifications. Responsibilities:Analyzing vehicle damage and working with the estimator to determine the cost of the repair.Straightening bent bodies, removing dents and replacing damaged parts that are beyond repair.Pulling or knocking out less serious dents, pits and dimples.Refinishing metal using a variety of tools, from metal cutting guns and hydraulic jacks to small pneumatic hammers and punches.Repairing or replacing plastic body parts, which are used increasingly in modern vehicles.Removing damaged panels and identifying the family and properties of the plastic used on the vehicle in order to determine the best method of repair before painting.Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications:One to two years of prior experience is required.Certifications from Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (ICAR) or Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) are preferred.Must have a solid knowledge base of the many functions required in repairing damaged body parts and vehicle bodies. Should be able to interpret vendor products and catalogs. Two years of additional experience in an apprentice program is recommended.A valid driver's license required.Must be very detail oriented and have an interest in automotive repair and technology. Required Skills/Abilities:Extensive knowledge of all aspects of vehicle repair.Excellent mechanical repair skills.Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.Ability to visually diagnose mechanical issues.Proficient with computer diagnostic equipment and software.Ability to read service and repair manuals.Ability to perform repairs in a timely fashion.Ability to read work orders. Physical Requirements:Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present.Ability to regularly lift 30 pounds.Must be able to inspect vehicle to determine repairs needed.Good vision to inspect repair work.Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to perform repairs and inspections.Kearny Mesa Ford/Kia (Collison Center) employees are offered a generous benefits plan which includes: Competitive pay; Flexible Work Schedule; Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans; Health Savings Accounts; Flexible Spending Accounts; Paid Holidays and Vacation Time; Short and Long-Term Disability; Company Sponsored Life Insurance; 401(k) Retirement Plan; Employee Assistance Program; Vehicle Purchase and Parts and Service Discounts; Maderas Golf Club Discounts and More! Kearny Mesa Ford/Kia (Collision Center) is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and maintains a drug-free workplace. If you receive an offer of employment, it will be a conditional offer contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Pay Type: HourlyMin Hiring Rate: $30.00Max Hiring Rate: $35.00PI31067877-25660-b26c85bc40b1

Keywords: Sunroad Automotive, San Diego , Body Technician - Kearny Mesa Ford/Kia, Professions , San Diego, California

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