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Body Shop Technician

Company: First Transit
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Body and Paint Technician Join First Transit as a Body and Paint Technician and perform painting and body repair work on vehicles, as well as maintain and repair bus seating, flooring, windows, mirrors, and other glass. First Transit is proud to offer:

  • $32/HR Starting wage
  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence all across North America
  • A comprehensive benefits package including company training, paid holidays & vacation, medical & dental, and 401(k) savings plan. Body and Paint Technician major responsibilities:
    • Independently performs painting and body repair work on vehicles at a highly specialized, skilled level; estimates extent of damage and repair costs;
    • Maintain and repair flooring;
    • Perform highly detailed inspections of body damage;
    • Estimate the extent of body damage and repair costs;
    • Prep and paint vehicle surfaces and parts with a variety of paints;
    • Fit and replace panels; repair body dents and scratches;
    • Weld with gas and arc equipment;
    • Fabricate new seat covering and repair and replace damaged seats, including belts and other seat attachments;
    • Replace damaged windows, mirrors, and other glass;
    • Maintain safe and organized work environment;
    • Operate all tools and equipment necessary to complete the tasks assigned;
    • Provide recommendations for tools and supplies that are needed for repairs;
    • Keep records of repair work, time, and materials as directed;
    • May provide emergency road service and conduct road tests;
    • Perform other work as assigned or required. Body and Paint Technician job requirements:
      • Ability to accurately diagnose and repair a variety of body and interior damage without guidance;
      • Knowledge of body repair methods;
      • A Level proficient in painting;
      • Skill in the use of welding equipment;
      • Skill in the use of sanding, and buffing equipment;
      • Skill in the use of tools associated with body repair;
      • Ability to read, write, and perform basic math skills;
      • Ability to read, understand, and safely follow manuals;
      • Successful completion of study program that focused on Collision Repair and Refinishing;
      • Ability to pass and maintain two Collision Repair and Refinish (B2-B5) Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification;
      • Must possess a valid driver's license; current CDL or ability to obtain one;
      • Must provide tools required to complete repairs.
      • Be subject to a drug test So, Who Are We? First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, & Puerto Rico. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry. Don't Wait! Apply Today! We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

Keywords: First Transit, Irvine , Body Shop Technician, Engineering , Irvine, California

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