Auto body repairer

Renascent Collision Chilliwack

Location: Chilliwack, BC, Canada

Base Salary: 32.00 hourly for 40 hours per week

Terms of employment: Permanent employment, Full time

Number of Vacancies: 2 vacancies

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Work setting

  • In shop

Level of expertise

  • Technician

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Review damage report and estimates of repair cost and plan work to be performed
  • Clean and maintain work space
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Replace front end components, body components, doors and frame and underbody components
  • File, grind and sand body surfaces to be repaired
  • Mask and tape auto body surfaces in preparation for painting
  • Hammer out dents, buckles and defects using blocks and hammers
  • Remove damaged fenders, panels and grills and bolt or weld replacement parts into place
  • Apply primers and repaint surfaces
  • Repair or replace interior components
  • Repair or replace damaged windows, windshields and sunroofs
  • Inspect repaired vehicles and test drive vehicles for proper handling
  • Mix paint, blend and match colors
  • Operate soldering equipment or use plastic filler to fill holes, dents and seams
  • Straighten bent frames using frame and underbody pulling and anchoring equipment

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • Motor Vehicle Body Repairer Trade Certification
  • Motor Vehicle Body Repairer Red Seal Endorsement
  • Auto Body Repairer Trade Certification

Experience and specialization

Area of work experience

  • Body components
  • Doors and frame
  • Frame straightening
  • Front end components
  • Interior components
  • Metal cutting
  • Paint spraying
  • Underbody components
  • Uni body machine
  • Welding

Additional information

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver’s licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)
  • Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA)

Other benefits

  • Travel insurance

🌐 Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • 🌐 Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

To apply for this job please visit www.jobbank.gc.ca.