• Body Shop Technician

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 8:51 AM)
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    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.


    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



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



    Basic knowledge of the trucking/transportation industry preferred.



    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).


    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    PRIME will provide protective equipment (“PPE”) as necessary to its associates in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.132(a).  PRIME provides safe working conditions that are fully compliant with all applicable OSHA workplace regulations as it respects an associate’s exposure to chemical, mechanical, or other potential workplace hazards or impairing conditions that could compromise the integrity of the associate’s well-being, to include eyes, extremities, face, head, or respiratory system.    PRIME associates must fully adhere to all PRIME PPE policies at all times.  Any PRIME associate, who refuses to fully abide by these mandatory PPE policies, and related safety measures, may be subject to the appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination. 


    All required personal protective equipment will be provided by PRIME to each associate at no cost to the associate.



    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.


    Safety-First Culture

    As a condition of employment, all PRIME associates must comply with PRIME’s OHSA safety training and any related company rules, protocols, and programs.  PRIME’s OSHA safety program and policies are designed to ensure the safety of all PRIME associates.  PRIME associates are at all times required to dutifully comply with any and all of PRIME’s OHSA safety requirements throughout the duration of their employ at PRIME. The failure of any associate to abide by the safety requirements stated in this paragraph may subject the associate to the appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including termination.   


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