Auto Body Technician Job Description

Auto Body Technician Job Description

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Auto body technician provides in field collision-specific training/support to approved body shop technicians on electric vehicles collision repair.

Auto Body Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective auto body technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included auto body technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Diagnose cause of any malfunction and perform repairs
Save, tag and return to the parts department all parts involved in warranty repair and obtain a receipt stamp for said parts
Document work performed and recommended on the repair order
Road-test vehicles when required or refer to the test technician, keeping in mind that customer’ vehicles should not be used for personal errands
Ensure that customers’ cars are kept clean, undamaged, and without changes to the comfort, convenience systems or audio system settings
Understand, keep up to date, and comply with federal, state, and local regulations that affect service operations such as
Appropriately and safely operate all tools and equipment as mandated through safety training
Adherence to timekeeping standards
Notifies management of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being
Performed or cause a change in the promised time

Auto Body Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Auto Body Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE

Education for Auto Body Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the auto body technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Doctorate Degree in Technical, Education, Automotive Technology, Welding Technology, General Education, Art, Associates

Skills for Auto Body Technician

Desired skills for auto body technician include:

Vehicle repair process by manufacturer
Automotive systems
Manufacturers’ repair processes & adherence to Asbury Automotive collision’s technical repair processes
Repair parts
Repairing damaged body parts and vehicle frames after collision
Aspects of repairs for damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles
3 dimensional measuring
Body shop equipment and tools
Breaks in metal
Bumper cover repairs

Desired experience for auto body technician includes:

Maintains and wears all required safety and health personal protective equipment, including
Respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer
Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners, and other hazardous
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
Makes and maintains a connection with the customer by understanding and meeting their needs

Auto Body Technician Examples


Auto Body Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an auto body technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for auto body technician
  • Attend/collaborate with team during daily production meetings
  • Performing work as outlined on repair orders with efficiency and accuracy
  • Communicating with Estimators and Parts Associates to obtain necessary parts
  • Assessing vehicle condition to determine if additional safety or repair work is needed
  • Performing all body repairs according to estimate
  • Performing welding, soldering, body alignment, and frame/unibody repairs
  • Inspecting all work performed as a Quality Control (QC) measure as soon as jobs are completed
  • Mixing all chemicals according to manufacturer directions/specifications
  • Understanding and following federal, state, and local regulations that affect Collision Center operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA guidelines
  • Gaining superior product knowledge to provide high quality repairs
Qualifications for auto body technician
  • Minimum 1 year service technician experience or related fields preferred
  • Prolonged periods of standing, stooping , crawling and bending Must furnish own hand/shop tools
  • Certification from college or technical school in trade field is certainly helpful but, we also consider applicable work experience
  • ICAR certification (preferred) or interest to become certified
  • OEM certification (preferred) or interest to become certified
  • Must have a valid, in-state driver’s license with an acceptable, safe driving record

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