Auto Body Technician

Impressions Autobody Ltd. - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Impressions Autobody is looking for a highly efficient, detail oriented body technician.

The body technician must be able to dismantle vehicles 100% and provide a comprehensive list of parts and labour in order to identify collision damage early on.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • use of frame machines to straighten bent frames and unitized bodies,
  • removal of badly damaged sections of vehicles (e.g. roof, rear body panels, etc.) and weld in new sections,
  • repair damage to body panels and weld sheet metal,
  • apply masking to the bumpers, windows and trim and use a spray gun to apply primer.

The auto body technician will then clean and smooth the surface before applying the finish,

  • repair and/or replace interior and exterior components such as instrument panels, seat frame assemblies, carpets and floorboard insulation, trim panels and mouldings,
  • replace accident damage components in hybrid systems, airbags and restraint systems, and
  • inspect vehicles for dimensional accuracy and test drive them to ensure proper alignment and handling.

Skills and abilities:

  • strength, stamina and the use of proper lifting techniques to handle heavy tools and parts weighing up to 100 lbs;
  • hand skills to perform technical repairs;
  • creativity, patience and an eye for detail;
  • good colour vision;
  • current knowledge of the changes in plastics, electronics, metals, finishes and vehicle systems;

Job available immediately, please email your resume.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $27.00 to $32.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Auto Body Repair: 5 years (Required)

Licence:

  • Red Seal (Preferred)