Auto Body Repair Technician
GREAT CANADIAN HOLIDAYS AND COACHES
Kitchener, ON

We are looking to hire a licensed auto body technician and/or painter for our growing repair facility in Kitchener. The ideal candidate will be licensed with a minimum of 5 years experience and definitely a TEAM player.

Candidates with knowledge of, fiberglass repair, fabrication, welding, estimating and painting are preferred.

Duties and Tasks

  • Review damage report and estimates of repair cost and plan work to be performed.
  • Repair and replace front end components, body components, doors and frame and under-body components.
  • Operate soldering and welding equipment or use plastic filler to fill holes, dents and seams.
  • Remove damaged fenders, panels and grills using wrenches and cutting torch and bolt or weld replacement parts into place.
  • File, grind and sand repaired body surfaces using hand and power tools.
  • Mask and tape auto body surfaces in preparation for painting.
  • Mix paint, blend and match colors.
  • Apply primers and repaint surfaces using brush or spray guns.
  • Other mechanical repair work as required.

Requirements

  • Trade certification – 310B and/or 410N
  • 5 years experience as a Body Shop Technician preferred.
  • Possess a valid drivers' license.
  • Proven abilities in automotive body repairs.
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.

Benefits

  • Shift - Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Boot allowance
  • Group Benefits
  • Positive team environment

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Auto Body Repair: 2 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Drivers License G (Preferred)