Collision Repair Technician Job Description

Collision Repair Technician Job Description

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Collision repair technician provides for the repair of equipment through specifying and ordering parts, arranging for outside service, installation of repair parts and follow up to ensure that the repairs were effective.

Collision Repair Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Proficient with latest 3 dimensional measurement equipment and accurate repair techniques
Maintain the proper function, cleanliness, and organization of all service tools, equipment, and work aids
Deliver effective classroom lecture and laboratory instruction
Integrate academic and vocational curricula so that students can obtain a variety of skills, using methods and/or materials appropriate to the subject matter
Prepare and grade all class assignments and examinations, within the college guidelines
Maintain accurate and timely student records, as required
Ensure appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics are maintained
The status of the service work the estimated time for completion so that customers can be informed
Performs all structural and body repair processes and operations
Expert with latest sectioning, welding, bonding, riveting techniques (ICAR preferred)

Collision Repair Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Collision Repair Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, ICAR, EPA

Education for Collision Repair Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the collision repair technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Welding Technology, Technical, Associates, Military, Automotive Technology

Skills for Collision Repair Technician

Desired skills for collision repair technician include:

Repair parts
Body shop equipment and tools
Estimate practices and writing estimates
Vehicle mechanical operations
Tools of trade
Manufacturer’s and technical repair process
Equipment
Aspects of repairs for damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles
Automotive systems
MIG Welding steel and aluminum

Desired experience for collision repair technician includes:

2-4 years of professional experience as a Technician in an automotive glass repair shop (dealership or independent)
General knowledge of structural repairs utilizing frame bench systems (Car Bench, Celette, Car-O-Liner)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills the ability to follow instructions
2-4 years of professional experience as a Technician in an automotive repair / collision shop (dealership or independent)
2-4 years of professional experience as a collision technician (dealership or independent)
Three (3) years minimum experience in collision repair, teaching experience or AAS in collision repair

Collision Repair Technician Examples

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Collision Repair Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a collision repair technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for collision repair technician
  • Expert at disassembly and reassembly processes including mechanical and suspension
  • Trained in restraint system diagnosis, replacement and reprogramming (ICAR preferred)
  • Performs all maintenance and service operations of workflow system
  • Maintains and executes system standards and visual management
  • Achieves on going technical and process training and certification
  • Notifying management of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being performed or cause a delay in the promised time
  • Examines body damage on customer and inventory vehicles
  • Performs paintless dent repairs
  • Buffs or cleans surfaces as needed
  • Uses Proper Paintless Dent Removal Techniques
Qualifications for collision repair technician
  • Must be able to work without supervision to insure our fleet maintains a pristine appearance
  • Experience working in a Body shop / Collision Center / Body Repair
  • Ability to pass our pre-employment screening which includes drug & background check
  • 6 TO 10 experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience
  • Certification in body repair preferred
  • EPA certifications for the safe handling of refrigerant is a plus
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Collision Repair Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of collision repair technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for collision repair technician
  • Must be able to remove and install necessary parts on vehicles for proper dent removal
  • Must adhere to Toyota and or Manufacture standards
  • Repair vehicle damages
  • Computer literate, basics
  • Performs body and fender repairs, as outlined on repair or work order, with direction from Metal Technician
  • Communicates effectively with the Metal Technician, Paint Technician and other Collision Center
  • Uses basic mathematical skills to solve simple equations for mixing chemicals and determining vehicle structural measurements, as directed by supervisor
  • Understands and follows federal, state and local regulations with respect to disposal of hazardous waste
  • Actively participates in additional training classes, , I-CAR, ASE
  • Be familiar with status and regulations pertaining to his/her trade
Qualifications for collision repair technician
  • Welding Certified is a plus
  • 1-3 years of experience in the collision industry
  • ICAR or ASE certifications in auto body repair, painting and estimating is a plus!
  • Years related experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience preferred
  • ICAR or ASE certifications in auto body repair, painting, and estimating, a plus
  • Two or more years related experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience preferred
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Collision Repair Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a collision repair technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for collision repair technician
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager
  • Inspect vehicles and generate estimates for every accident through excel
  • Order supplies as needed for body shop once a month
  • Keep body shop storage cabinets neat & organized
  • Understands both what quality is and how to do quality work (do the job exactly right the first time)
  • Possesses the ability and desire to learn and teach
Qualifications for collision repair technician
  • At least 2 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of related education and experience) preferred
  • Moving assistance available*
  • 2 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of related education and experience) preferred
  • Has advanced knowledge and experience in automotive body repairs
  • Has worked professionally in the field for 8 years or more
  • Take pride in craftsmanship
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Collision Repair Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a collision repair technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for collision repair technician
  • State of the art, temperature regulated facilities
  • Experience in Paintless Dent Repair
  • I-Car Training (preferred, but not Required)
  • Knowledge of Vehicle construction
  • Two or more years of experience as a BMW collision body repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience
  • Vocational school or equivalent experience
Qualifications for collision repair technician
  • Several years' experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience
  • Years related experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience
  • 2-5+ years of auto body frame repair experience
  • Ability to properly complete any and all frame repairs, including structural work on all heavy duty and medium duty trucks
  • Valid driver’s license with less than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years
  • Limited dependence on insurance direct repair
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Collision Repair Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of collision repair technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for collision repair technician
  • Two or more years of experience as a BMW collision repair/body technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience
  • Ability to comprehend and read instructions
  • Ability to interpret vendor catalogs
  • Several years related experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience preferred.**
  • Previous experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience
  • 5 PLUS Years experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience
Qualifications for collision repair technician
  • Two or more years of experience as a collision repair/body technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience
  • ICAR certification in auto body repair, painting and estimating, a plus
  • Two or more years related experience as a collision repair technician
  • Achieved I-CAR Platinum Certifications a plus
  • Working knowledge of electronic uni body measuring and frame machine operation
  • Quality oriented with a strong desire to produce high quality repairs

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