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Transwest Inc. Auto Technician in Henderson, Colorado

JOB PURPOSE:As an Automotive Body Shop Technician you will be repairing automotive vehiclebodies by planning repair, replace, and refinish parts, maintainingtools and equipment and maintaining records.We offer competitive wages and a full benefits package including medical,dental, life, disability insurance, 401(K), paid holidays, paidvacation/personal time, and an employee car discount program.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL DUTIES .and. RESPONSBILITIES:* Plans repairs by evaluating damage and estimates; coordinating repairswith other required services; gathering parts, supplies, equipment, and tools.* Perform all body and fender repairs utilizing welding, body alignment andstructural operations.* Repairs bodies by removing, fabricating, attaching, and aligningparts; repairing dents; filling and sealing depressions; hammering,shaping, shrinking, expanding, filing, grinding, sanding,smoothing, and featheredging surfaces; applying repair techniques andtools, including, wrenches, cutting torch, dent puller, hand,pneumatic, and power tools, grinder, sander, welder, straightened,power, foot, and hand shear, brake, drill press, drills, etc.* Maintains quality service by following repair standards; conducting testdrive and final inspection; correcting deficiencies; obtaining approvalfrom customer.* Documents actions by completing records.* Maintains tools and equipment by following operating instructions;troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventivemaintenance; calling for repairs.* Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs;placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.* Maintains safe work environment by adhering to work standards and practices.* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.* Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishingnew and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to jobaccomplishments.REQUIREMENT EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE .and. SKIILLS:* Valid Driver's License with good driving record.* A high school diploma or GED* You must have the ability to read and comprehend instructions andinformation.* A minimum of two years' experience as an automotive body technician.* Candidates must be a motivated individual who can work independently.* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.* Ability to successfully pass a General Abilities Assessment and Post-offerbackground check, physical and drug screening.Transwest is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We do notdiscriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race,sex, color, religion, veteran status, genetic information, nationalorigin, disability or any other status protected by state or local law. Itis Transwest's intention that all qualified applicants are given equalopportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factorsEmployer's Job# 3617_5000482490606Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.