• Body Shop Technician

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2084
    # of Openings
    3
    Category
    Shop
  • Overview

    SLC Shop 4

     

    Prime, Inc.

     

    Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

     

    Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

     

    Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

    Responsibilities

    Paints, polishes, and repairs physical damage on diesel trucks by performing the following duties:

    • Develop and/or review vehicle repair plan estimates
    • Paint surfaces of vehicles using spray-painting equipment, power tools and work aids utilizing specific surface preparation and painting techniques;
    • Inspect panels to be painted for body repair, prepping and/or buffing defect;
    • Mix to specified color using standard formulas or color charts;
    • Sand, mask, blend, and polish finish to match surrounding areas;
    • Using a brush, apply or retouch paint as necessary;
    • Remove and install parts that need to be painted, repaired or are blocking a part needing repaired/painted;
    • Perform other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor, i.e., provide technical assistance to helpers, orient and train new employees, etc.;
    • Follows all OSHA and DNR regulations and safety requirements for a safe work environment and proper disposal of all waste material;
    • Repair collision damaged vehicles according to manufacturer specifications and company standards
    • Ability to weld aluminum and steel.
    • Remove and reinstall interiors
    • Inspect vehicles for dimensional accuracy and test drive them to ensure proper alignment and handling.
    • Maintain clean and organized work area

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

     

    Knowledge

    Basic knowledge of the trucking/transportation industry preferred.

     

    Abilities

    Must have a strong work history. Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights and weekends required.

     

    Experience, Education, and Training

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Physical Requirements

    Candidate must be able to pass a pulmonary fit test prior to being hired. Must be able to lift and carry 140lbs and pull and push 20lbs. Position requires constant standing, forward reaching, grasping and finger manipulations. Must wear safety glasses and respirator as required.

     

    Working Environment

    Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors. Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors. Applicants for the position understand and acknowledge that PRIME implements in active practice a respiratory program that is fully aligned with the prescribed OSHA and related  regulatory requirements (as defined in 29 CFR 1910.134).

     

    Licensing/Certification

    Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and reliable transportation to and from work.  Candidates must be able to obtain forklift certification.

     

    Miscellaneous Requirements

    Candidate must be able to pass a job specific post-offer physical prior to beginning employment with Prime, Inc.

      

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