Collision Metal Technician - Gene Messer Ford - Lubbock

US-TX-Lubbock
Job ID
2017-4227
Category
Automotive Repair
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

GENE MESSER COLLISION CENTER LUBBOCK  is part of the fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail.  We are looking to add a qualified COLLISION METAL TECHNICIAN to our team. Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that owns and operates automotive dealerships and collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil.  We offer our associates a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork - now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend.

 

In addition to competitive pay, we offer our associates the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid Time-Off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities

Responsibilities

  • Repairs vehicles per estimate and according to manufacturer standards.
  • Check parts against estimate and ensures proper parts are ordered and received.
  • Prepares vehicles for body repair work.
  • Notifies management of any additional repairs needed.  Documents and additional parts and labor required to perform a satisfactory repair.
  • Notifies management of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being performed or cause a change in the promised time. 
  • Check parts against estimate and ensure proper parts are ordered and received.
  • Maintains and wears all required safety and health personal 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.
  • Other duties may be assigned by management.
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Company’s Values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and vendors.

Qualifications

  • Two or more years related experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience.
  • ICAR or ASE certifications in auto body repair, painting and estimating, a plus.
  • Certificate from Vocational School in Collision a plus.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged vehicles including body work and when to replace or repair parts.
  • Ability to read and following instructions on repair/estimate orders.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver license in the state that you will work and a good driving record.

*All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

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Please send all applications to jjacobs@group1auto.com.

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