NORTH IOWA COLLISION CENTER Level C Metal Technician in CLEAR LAKE, Iowa

Job Summary/ObjectivesLevel 1 Metal Technician is an entry level position which is filled by an individual entering the collision industry. Experience of up to 2 years or less in auto body related field. This position entails the removal and refitting of new parts such as bumpers, fenders, grills, moldings and other bolt-on items, and small to medium metal repairs including finishing and priming. This position requires the ability to read and follow instructions precisely and to work independently as well as with others in an organized manner.QualificationsiValid Drivers License & the ability to be insured by our Business Insurance carrieriHigh School Diploma or equivalenti2 years or less experience in auto body related fieldiGeneral vehicle i body knowledge iMust enjoy working on cars & trucks, be mechanically inclined & find satisfaction in repairing. iHave self-confidence, pride in work.iAbility to communicate effectively.iAbility to appropriately handle confidential information.Essential Physical Demands & Working ConditionsiTypical auto body shop working conditions are encountered.iWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, & airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet &/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock & vibration.iAbility to lift and maneuver parts or boxes up to 40lbs.iFlexible hours as workload demands.iWorkload may be extensive at times which can be stressful.iCorrect hearing and vision within normal range.iFlexible/adaptable to constant change.General Physical DemandsGeneral physical skills to include but not limited to; talking, hearing, working in awkward & cramped positions, carrying, lifting up to 40 lbs., handling, feeling, squatting, crouching, bending, twisting, kneeling, stooping, pushing, standing, sitting, walking, crawling, reaching, climbing, balancing, pulling extensively , repetitive motion. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception & ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. This list is not all inclusive.Technical SkillsiMath, reading & science are necessary to understand measuring, manufactureris procedures & materials characteristics.iWorking knowledge of how to use basic tools.iBe physically fit to lift, bend & work with both manual & power tools; have patience & be willing to constantly learn. iWillingness to work as a team player & research repair information as needed.iGood hand-eye coordination. iEnjoy constant challenges.iAble to work with computer & learn specific programs as needed.iContinuing education and/or other training is required annually as prescribed by Management.Duties/ResponsibilitiesiThe performance goal of this position is to turn 50 billable hours per week.iThe weekly efficiency goal of this position is 125%.iAble to read & understand each Work Order & Estimatoris notes.iComplete all repair assignments according to the methods and objectives outlined.iDisassembling of vehicles.iOverhauling minor assemblies.iRemove & replace sheet metal, glass & cosmetic parts.iReplacing and/or repairing trim.iClean & re-tape moldings.iReassemble refinished vehicles.iChecking parts to vehicle & Work Order.iProtect the customeris car to prevent damage during the repairs. This includes but is not limited to the use of seat bags, floor mats, car covers, welding blankets, masking paper, or any other practical method to ensure positive results.iImmediately notify the appropriate person of any hidden damage or missed damage that doesnit appear on the Work Order (supplement processing).iBe responsible and accountable for all parts for any jobs that are assigned to you. Be organized and develop a system for holding the parts and fasteners until they are installed or re-installed on the vehicl