Body Shop Technician

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Journeyman
  • Experience 5-7 Years
  • Posting ID 1125
  • No. of Openings 1+
  • Department Service

Job Description

DRIVE YOUR CAREER WITH INLAND

Inland Kenworth is an Industry-leader in the heavy-duty truck & sales, service and parts marketplace. As a rapidly growing company with over 1400 employees across 35 branches in North America, Inland offers exciting employment opportunities that can help you drive your future!

This position is located at our sales and service dealership in Prince George, BC.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Body Shop Technicians will be responsible for repairing and replacing damaged heavy trucks according to dealership and factory specifications and providing high quality body repairs to restore unit to original factory standards.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
  • Repairs damaged body parts of trucks and trailers.
  • Performs required frame repairs.
  • Performs straightening of differential housings.
  • Performs electrical troubleshooting on accident repairs.
  • Analyzes customers’ truck performance complaints, diagnoses cause of any malfunctions, and performs repair.
  • Communicates with parts department to obtain needed parts.
  • Examines assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended.
  • Communicates with service advisor/shop foreman or lead hand, immediately, if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time.
  • Documents all work performed and recommended on the repair order.
  • Keeps shop area neat and clean after each repair.  Returns all common tools that were used in the repair to their designated storage place.
  • Becomes familiar with and complies with the company’s Health & Safety Manual.

 WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • 3+ years’ body shop experience, prior experience in truck dealership environment preferred
  • Computer skills required to perform required computer documentation
  • Ability to weld/fabricate steel and aluminum is an asset
  • Ability to perform wheel alignments is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s License: minimum Class 3 with Airbrake Endorsement or Class 1 (to test drive truck & trailer) is an asset
  • Regular, full attendance is an essential function of the job
  • Review each repair order, work order, and estimator’s notes to understand repairs needed prior to beginning work on the vehicle.
  • All repairs must be completed according to the documentation on the repair order or the supplement.
  • Knowledge of the manufacturer’s and technical repair process.
  • Ability to use frame and measuring equipment per vendor procedures.
  • Perform initial teardown of vehicle.
  • Identify parts for cut-in and edging.
  • Perform all repair procedures according to factory specifications and company policy.
  • Perform and sign-off on all quality check before sending vehicle to paint department.
  • Re-assemble painted vehicle and painted parts.
  • Perform a final quality check and review of work order prior to sending the vehicle to the detail department.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Two years’ body shop experience.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurability.

 CANADA BENEFITS PACKAGE

Our employees receive a generous benefits package including:

  • Extended Medical (including Vision)
  • Dental
  • Prescription benefits
  • RRSP with employer matching program
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • On-going training opportunities

If you are looking for an opportunity to become a part of a dynamic team of professionals, we invite you to apply today.

Please reference “mytrades.ca” in your application to this job posting!

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