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Body Shop Mechanic

Location
Dallas,, Texas
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022

Responsible for providing quality workmanship and repairs.  These services are performed on both the interior and exterior components of the vehicle.  The body shop employee is responsible for practicing safe work habits and for maintaining a clean and safe work place environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Body sanding and prepping
  • Repair unibody structural damage
  • Replace and repair body panels
  • Replace damaged wiring harnesses or reinstall harnesses after body repair
  • Remove and reinstall interiors
  • Paint and re-finish
  • Performs work as outlined on repair order and ensures work orders are completed properly and accurately
  • Effectively communicates with Parts Department to obtain needed parts
  • Advises manager if additional work is needed   
  • Maintains safe work environment by adhering to work standards and practices
  • Complete daily paperwork
  • Completes a safety risk assessment prior to all work performed
  • Removes, cleans, repairs, reinstalls, and adjusts vehicle components
  • Conducts appropriate course of action for repairs and follow up on written/printed repair orders and ensures proper information flow of work order data and input into maintenance computer system
  • Evaluates completed work prior to release and seeks supervisor/foreman approval where required.
  • Ensures safe use of all shop equipment, power and hand tools
  • Moves vehicles safely between job and work area and maintains the appropriate credentials to operate a motor coach
  • Communicates professionally with team members, supervisors, and customers.
  • Actively participates in safety or educational training as required
  • In the event of a fuel or fluid spill, takes all necessary steps to contain the spill
  • Follows all safety standards and guidelines including but not limited to: wearing of safety glasses, wearing of steel-toed/safety shoes, appropriate safety gloves as needed, and proper attire
  • Performs any other management requests or directives as requested

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma
  • 3 year's hands-on experience in body shop repair (Motor coach preferred)
  • Driver's License required
  • Must be capable of being trained to obtain certified training to drive coach from Greyhound driver instruction or qualified trainer
  • Experience with vinyl wrap/graphic installation and decal installation; 3M experience preferred
  • Painting experience
  • Welding experience
  • Some computer skill requiring basic data entry into maintenance database
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Must be able to speak and read conversational English
  • Must be able to work shift work to include evenings, weekends and holidays

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able obtain respirator certification which will require no respiratory issues and no facial hair in order to obtain
  • Able to maneuver up to 100 lbs without assistance and up to 250 lbs with job aids or co-worker assistance
  • Carrying up to 25 lbs for a distance up to 200 feet
  • Standing/Walking activities are encountered during 75% of the normal work day
  • Sitting activities are normally not encountered outside of normal work breaks and would not exceed 10% of a work day
  • Stooping/Bending/Squatting activities are encountered on a frequent basis
  • Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling activities are encountered approximately 5% of an average work day
  • Climbing, reaching and twisting activities are conducted on a frequent and repetitive basis throughout the work day
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Details

  • Job Reference: 702040904-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Greyhound
  • Location: Dallas,, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent