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Body Shop Tech - Chevrolet

    • Job Tracking ID: 512913-660673
    • Job Location: Hampton, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 07, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Salary: Based on experience
    • Dealership location: First Team Hampton Chevrolet
    • Supervisor: Vicki Hopkins
    • Year of Experience: 2 or more
    • Job Type: Full Time
    • Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description:

EXPERIENCED Automotive Body / Collision Repair Technician (Hampton, VA)


Position Overview:

Repairs and refinishes damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership specifications and time standards.


*Repairs and refinishes vehicles per estimate and according to manufacturer standards.
*Checks parts against estimate and ensures proper parts are ordered and received.
*Prepares vehicles for body repair work.
*Notifies management of any additional repairs or parts needed.
*Maintains personal and shop tools and equipment in a proper state.
*Notifies management of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being performed or cause a change in the promised time.
*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 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.
*Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner.

Experience and Skills:


*Minimum 5 years of automotive collision repair experience preferred.

*Dealership collision repair experience preferred.

*I-CAR certifications preferred. But not required.

I-CAR certifications preferred are as follows: Aluminum Repair, Replacement and Welding; Collision Repair 2000; Electronics for Collision Repair; Finish Matching; Glass Replacement; Steering and Suspension; and Understanding Collision Repair.

*Must be able to work on and repair multiple makes of vehicles.

*Must have the ability to operate a wide variety of vehicles, both automatic and manual transmissions.

*Must have the ability to operate power and hand tools and other types of machinery safely and efficiently.

*Valid driver's license required


Benefits available to employees include:

Competitive compensation package
Medical and Dental plan
Company Paid Employee Life Insurance of $25,000
Short-term disability
Employee Assistance Program
401K Plan
Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay
Discounts on vehicles, parts and service and so More!


Pass a motor vehicle report and possess an acceptable safe driving record
Pass a 7 year criminal background check and drug screen