Chrysler - Mopar - Lakeland, FL

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Chrysler Groups Mopar Team is looking for an Auto Body Technician to join our team. The service department is one of the most important in the dealership. Chrysler dealer service centers departments are clean, safe and state-of-the-art. The jobs are challenging and extensive training is provided available to those who are career focused.The Heavy Duty Automobile Body Technician repairs damaged body parts and bodies of heavy duty vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership specifications, using hand tools and power tools.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Examine damaged vehicles and estimate repair costs. Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle body and fenders. Position dolly block against surface of dented area and beat opposite surface to remove dents, using hammer. Fill depressions with body filler, using putty knife. Remove damaged fenders, panels, and grills, using wrenches and cutting torch. Bolt or weld replacement parts in position, using wrenches or welding equipment. Straighten bent automobile frames, using a pneumatic frame straightening machine. File, grind and sand repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools. Refinish repaired surface, using paint spray gun and sander. Aim headlights, align wheels, and bleed hydraulic brake system. Paint surfaces after performing body repairs. Repair or replace defective mechanical parts
QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of experience as a heavy duty vehicle body repairer or apprentice. Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information. Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles. Valid driver's license. Ability to interpret vendor catalogs. WORKING CONDITIONS: This is a physically demanding position. Will stand six to eight hours per shift. Will lift parts weighing up to 70 pounds. Will be exposed to noise, vibration, dust, exhaust fumes, paint, and other hazardous and non-hazardous materials. Please apply online by clicking on the orange APPLY NOW button below.

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