Group 1 Automotive Collision Repair Technician - Gene Messer Ford - Lubbock in Lubbock, Texas

GENE MESSER FORD OF LUBBOCK is part of fast growing Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail and we are looking to add qualified COLLISION REPAIR TECHNICIANS/METAL TECH to our team. Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that offers a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support for its associates. If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork- now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail. Apply today or refer a qualified friend.

In addition to competitive pay, we offer our associates the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid Time-Off

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program

  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities

  • Repairs vehicles per estimate and according to manufacturer standards.

  • Check parts against estimate and ensures proper parts are ordered and received.

  • Prepares vehicles for body repair work.

  • Notifies management of any additional repairs needed. Documents and additional parts and labor required to perform a satisfactory repair.

  • Notifies management of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being performed or cause a change in the promised time.

  • Check parts against estimate and ensure proper parts are ordered and received.

  • Maintains and wears all required safety and health personal equipment, including respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer.

  • Complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management.

  • Cooperates and assists other personnel in the repair and prepping of vehicles.

  • Understands, keeps abreast of and complies with federal, state and local regulations that affect body shop operations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc.

  • Other duties may be assigned by management.

  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Company‚Äôs Values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and vendors.

  • Two or more years related experience as a collision repair technician with heavy structural collision and frame experience.

  • ICAR or ASE certifications in auto body repair, painting and estimating, a plus.

  • Certificate from Vocational School in Collision a plus.

  • Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged vehicles including body work and when to replace or repair parts.

  • Ability to read and following instructions on repair/estimate orders.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Valid driver license in the state that you will work and a good driving record.

All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

ID: 2016-1916