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Collision Center Metal Technician Level 3

Company: Peter Boulware Toyota
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSIGN ON BONUS AT START AND AT 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY. Welcome to Peter Boulware Toyota!Peter Boulware Toyota located in Tallahassee, Florida is the volume dealership in the Big Bend area of Northern Florida. Our community minded family business is dedicated to providing truly exceptional customer service and this spirit of service extends to our family of team members. We invest in every member of the team in multiple ways. We seek professionals who are committed to enhancing the pursuit and maintenance of transportation needs for all customers in a manner resulting in customers identifying Peter Boulware Toyota as their standard of service. We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid holidays and a spectacular work environment. To continue our pursuit of being the best, providing the best and delivering the best, we invite serious professionals to consider joining the Peter Boulware Toyota Team.What We Offer:

  • Opportunity for internal promotion and career growth with company
  • Competitive pay plan
  • Paid Holidays/Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401(k) retirement plan options
  • Full benefits including voluntary short and long term disability, dental, health, vision, medicalDescription The Level 3 Metal Technicians are considered the "Masters" of the industry. They have mastered all skill sets. They possess a positive attitude with employees and portray a professional business image. They must be an exceptional producer and generate a maximum of production with a minimum of error. They must be capable of making decisions and have a high level of sound judgment. They must be extremely well organized in work habits, work area, tools and equipment. They have studied the industry, actively involved their self in training through individual research and outside courses and certification. The Level 3 Metal Technician shall pass as many of their skills on to Level 1 and Level 2 Metal Technicians as they can.Responsibilities:
    • Comply with all safety and OSHA procedures and requirements.
    • Maintaining a copy of the work order in the left corner of dash throughout repair process.
    • Being responsible for all repairs assigned and listed on the work order. This includes all additional notes listed requesting special requests, promises, or repair procedures from company or customer.
    • Covering any vehicle to be repaired in the prescribed manner to prevent overspray from coming in contact with vehicle surfaces. This will be the metal technician's responsibility.
    • Performing initial tear down and thorough inspection for missing items and labors on work order. Reporting any items to Estimator and Parts Manager as quickly as possible so that the initial order of parts may be a complete order of parts.
    • Completing the repairs in a quality manner, following the company's Repair Standards.
    • Applying undercoating, corrosion protection, gravel guard, seam sealer, weld-thru primer, and lubricants as the need presents itself or as listed on the repair order.
    • After painting, being responsible for re-assembling, headlight adjustment, and other final alignments and adjustments prior to the vehicle being delivered.
    • All straightening and repairs will be according to factory specifications and I-CAR procedures including door, hood, and deck alignments, chassis and frame measurements, welded on unibody parts, etc.
    • Upon nearing completion of a job, advising Management and requesting new assignment.
    • Remaining conscious of, and working in harmony with, the target delivery dates of your jobs in progress, and always striving to meet those delivery dates as listed on the windshield tags.
    • Being responsible for and accountable for all parts for any jobs that are assigned to you.
    • Maintaining a good work attitude and cooperating with managers and fellow employees in a positive spirit of teamwork.
    • Being proficient at metal straightening, plastic finish work, and structural repair and welding.
    • Being knowledgeable of the various plastics, urethanes, and other compounds, and their properties, and being proficient in the knowledge of their repair processes.
    • Possessing ability to diagnose and correctly repair damage.
    • Possessing ability to follow work order through completion of job.
    • Performing all repairs to company standards.
    • Responsible for preventing any overspray from coming in contact with any body part, trim, tires, wheels, etc.
    • Reworking any repair that does not meet company standards or customers' expectations.
    • Performing quality check on refinish work prior to reassembly.
    • Participating in daily release meeting.
    • Notifying Management immediately of any vehicle that may not meet target date.
    • Maintaining tools and equipment within your department.
    • Apply metal conditions, corrosion protection, and weld through primers on any metal requiring such treatment.
    • Collect all the parts assigned to the job and individually open and inspect them to verify correctness, making sure that all the original packing materials are saved (boxes, wrappers, etc.)
    • Notify the Parts Manager immediately if any of the parts are incorrect,
    • Always complete the disassembly process keeping in mind that another Technician may reassemble the vehicle.
    • Save all supplemental parts until the repairs are entirely completed and the vehicle has been delivered to the owner.
    • Remove stripe tape, molding and emblem adhesive on complete panels to be repaired.
    • Cover repair area with protective blanket when welding or grinding.
    • Before welding, coat all bare metal with an approved weld through primer. If you are using a resistance spot welder, apply a seam sealer between the surfaces to be welded.
    • Align all outer sheet metal to vehicle and attach firmly with tech screws or vise grips to assure no movement when welding.
    • Feather the surrounding areas of a repaired area with 150 grit on a sander to remove all coarse sanding marks and scratches.
    • Clean repair areas with blow gun and inspect for defects (pinholes, sandmarks, etc.) before sending vehicle to paint department.
    • Blow car off completely to remove as much dust as possible before sending to paint department.
    • Keep all repair areas small so as to reduce the risk for excessive paint blending.
    • Notify Management of any delays in the repair process.
    • Use compression welder whenever and wherever practical.
    • Use adhesives in conjunction with welding as per OEM recommendations.
    • Accurate and punctual use of time clock.
    • A Level 3 Metal Technician shall be certified by Toyota Structural Analysis and Damage Repair and Non Structural Analysis and Damage Repair.
    • Present a clean and neat appearance at all times.
    • Maintaining a clean and orderly production area throughout the workday.

Keywords: Peter Boulware Toyota, Tallahassee , Collision Center Metal Technician Level 3, Professions , Tallahassee, Florida

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