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Body tech Apprentice - North Cal in San Jose, CA at Service King

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

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Job Description


The Apprentice Development Program continues to prepare technicians for a successful career in the collision repair industry. This program reflects essential competencies to prepare Apprentice technicians with education for successful careers with Service King. The Apprentice Supervisor will provide structured, supervised direction to the apprentice. The Apprentice commits to utilizing the Service King Apprentice Development Program (ADP) competency based curriculum, on-the-job training, personal development activities and competency assessments. The Apprentice Supervisor will aid in guiding the apprentice in building competence and confidence.

Repairs accident related damage to vehicles, restoring them to pre-collision condition in accordance with industry standards and factory specifications. Service King Body Technicians are essential to the repair process and must be able to perform quality repairs in a timely matter, always keeping the customers satisfaction in mind.

An Apprentice must be able to handle multiple tasks and ensure safety, quality, and efficiency are achieved.

Essential Functions:

* Comprehend and demonstrate the values of Service King Collision Repair Centers
* Comprehend and demonstrate activities to achieve performance goals
* Demonstrate safe and approved repair methodologies and techniques according to Service King policies and Standard Operating Procedures
* Examine damaged vehicle and efficiently plan repair process
* Provide appropriate communication with Service Advisors, General Managers, Production Managers, and all other internal and external customers
* Perform quality repairs; while keeping in mind on-time status
* Make decisions on repair vs. replace considering safety, cost and cycle time
* Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle and fenders
* Participate in all required safety meetings
* File, grind and sand repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools
* Follows direction of Apprentice Supervisor, General Manager and/or Apprentice Development Manager on various tasks, projects and repair procedures
* Instruct and demonstrate effective organizational skills, proper vehicle care, part verification and check-in
* Comprehend and follow timelines of Apprentice Development Program curriculum
* Strive to achieve Apprentice Development Program Master Duty completion deadlines
* Strive to achieve repair goals according to Apprentice Development Success Plan and Goals
* Perform special projects or related work, as assigned


* Recent graduate or alumni of a technical school or 1 year industry experience as a body tech helper
* Graduated with a minimum of a B grade point average (transcripts required) - Applies to tech school graduates.
* 90% attendance rate at previous job or tech school
* Passing grade on Service King administered technical assessment
* Multiple interviews with Service King

Service King's Benefits Include:

* Medical, Dental, Life Insurance & Vision Care
* Paid Holidays, Vacation & Sick Days
* Weekly Pay
* Low cost uniforms for applicable positions
* 401(k) at 50% employer matching up to 8% of compensation
* Transfer opportunities between all existing markets

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