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Refinish Technician at ADESA Inc

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Hutchins, Texas





Job Description:

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Body Shop Manager or designated supervisor, the Refinish Technicians perform limited preparation work (tape, paper, clean, and remove and reinstall parts) to damaged vehicles prior to painting while maintaining high standards for efficiency and observing all safety requirements.  Perform all additional duties assigned by the designated supervisor or manager.  Must know, practice, and ensure that company policies, procedures, and applicable state and federal laws are followed always.

Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Perform refinish services: 


  • Ensure vehicles are prepared to be painted, to meet the production goals

  • Clean the exterior of vehicles that are to be painted, and buff the vehicle.

  • Remove parts of the vehicle that are to be repaired, and or painted. Reinstall the parts when they are done.

  • Appropriately tape off areas that are not to be painted.

  • Maintain a constant flow of prepped vehicles for delivery to the paint technicians.

  • Provide limited vehicle preparation under direct supervision for painting in accordance with auction and professional standards. 

  • Refinish repaired exterior panels and new parts in accordance with auction and professional standards. 

  • Clean all equipment used after every job. May be required to provide sufficient tools to perform the job.

Other:


  • Maintain a professional appearance, orderly work environment and friendly disposition by greeting others.  

  • Ensure proper techniques and procedures are being implemented by body shop employees.

  • Provide prompt and courteous service to all persons with whom they come in contact.


  • Resolve any customer complaints in a friendly, courteous manner and advise management of all serious complaints or incidents.

  • Assist in overall general shop duties such as cleaning, driving, organizing vehicle parking and staging, etc..

  • Advise the Body Shop Supervisor or Manager of all equipment breakdowns and maintenance immediately.

  • Practice and promote teamwork within the department.

  • Work within established company safety procedures and guidelines to ensure safety and security for employees and property.

  • Follow safe working procedures and reporting procedures for injuries, loss or damage of property
    Other duties as assigned.

  • Practice and promote company Core Values.

Refinish Tech I Responsibilities and Skills:


  • Detailed- High attention to detail to make sure vehicle repairs are completed right the first time.

  • Communication- Interpersonal skills to communicate with employees, customers, and members of management.


    • Drive-  Follow company policy and procedures when operating vehicles.


    • Teamwork-  Willingness to work in a team environment and promote teamwork.


    • Production- Responsible for the quality and quantity of work produced


    • Tools- Ability to use tools such as: electric sanders, drills, buffers, and air blowers.


    • Safety- Promote and follow safety procedures, by maintaining a clean work area and wearing protective equipment.


Refinish Tech PP Responsibilities and Skills:


  • Detailed- High attention to detail to make sure vehicle repairs are completed right the first time.

  • Communication- Interpersonal skills to communicate with employees, customers, and members of management.


    • Drive-  Follow company policy and procedures when operating vehicles.


    • Teamwork-  Willingness to work in a team environment and promote teamwork.


    • Production- Responsible for the quality and quantity of work produced


    • Tools- Ability to use tools such as: electric sanders, drills, buffers, and air blowers.


Safety- Promote and follow safety procedures, by maintaining a clean work area and wearing protective equipment

Refinish Tech II Responsibilities and Skills:


  • Detailed- High attention to detail to make sure vehicle repairs are completed right the first time.

  • Communication- Interpersonal skills to communicate with employees, customers, and members of management.


    • Drive-  Follow company policy and procedures when operating vehicles.


    • Teamwork-  Willingness to work in a team environment and promote teamwork.


    • Production- Responsible for the quality and quantity of work produced


    • Tools- Ability to use tools such as: electric sanders, drills, buffers, and air blowers.


Safety- Promote and follow safety procedures, by maintaining a clean work area and wearing protective equipment

Refinish Tech I Qualifications:  


  • High School education or equivalent preferred

  • Previous experience in a paint and body environment preferred.

  • Must be qualified to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to operate vehicles with a manual or automatic transmission.

  • Provide sufficient tools to perform the job.

  • Ability to understand and adhere to Company policies in all areas.

Refinish Tech PP Qualifications:  


  • High School education or equivalent preferred

  • At least 1 year of experience in a paint and body environment preferred.

  • Must be qualified to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to operate vehicles with a manual or automatic transmission.

  • Provide sufficient tools to perform the job.

  • Ability to understand and adhere to Company policies in all areas.

Refinish Tech II Qualifications:  


  • High School education or equivalent preferred

  • At least 1 year of experience in a paint and body environment preferred.

  • Must be qualified to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be able to operate vehicles with a manual or automatic transmission.

  • Provide sufficient tools to perform the job.

  • Ability to understand and adhere to Company policies in all areas.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

The physical activity requirements of the position are Medium to Heavy Physical Work

Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and field of vision comparable to definitions for Clerical, Administrative, Machine Operators (including inspection) positions.


  • Constant –reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, bending

  • Frequent-stooping, repetitive motion

  • Occasional- balancing, kneeling, crouching, pushing, pulling, lifting

  • Potential - running, jumping, yelling or other rapid forceful movement in emergency situations.

This position is subject to both inside and outside environmental working conditions, including temperature changes, outside weather conditions, slightly elevated ambient noise levels, minor potential physical hazards, such as electrical current, moving mechanical parts, exposure to hot equipment, cleaning equipment, body shop, painting and cleaning chemicals; and minor atmospheric conditions affecting skin or respiratory systems such as fumes, odors and dusts associated with body shop and paint operations

Note:  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by incumbents in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instruction or duties requested by an authorized person. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.