Body Shop Technician
Milwaukee, WI 
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Job Description
This individual will be part of our state-of-the-art body shop.  Candidates should have attention to detail, and have a priority for quality and efficiency in their work.  Must also have verifiable truck experience.

OVERVIEW
Complete fiberglass fabrication and repair, frame alignments, welding and other truck body repairs according to specifications. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Complete necessary fiberglass fabrications and repairs utilizing appropriate techniques. Soak fiber glass matting in resin mixtures and apply layers of matting over repair areas to specified thickness
  • File, grind, sand and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools
  • Fit and weld replacement parts into place using wrenches and welding equipment, and grind down welds to smooth them, using power grinders and other tools
  • Inspect repaired vehicles for dimensional accuracy and test drive them to ensure proper alignment and handling
  • Chain or clamp frames and sections to alignment machines that used hydraulic pressure to align damaged components
  • Remove damaged sections of vehicles using metal cutting guns, air grinders, and wrenches and install replacement parts using wrenches or welding equipment
  • Mix polyester resins and hardeners to be used in restoring damaged areas
  • Remove small pits and dimples in body metal using pick hammers and punches, fill small dents that cannot be worked out with plastic or solder
  • Apply heat to plastic panel, using hot air welding guns or immersion on hot water, and press softened panels back into shape by hand
  • Maintain work area cleanliness
Personal Qualities and Critical Competencies
  • Must be skilled in fiber glass repair and experienced in aluminum welding
  • Must possess own tools
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information

LAKESIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
 

 

Special Notes/Instructions
For application and release forms visit: www.lakesidetrucks.com/careers. Submit forms to (414) 353-4847 or HumanResources@lakesidetrucks.com
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
$20-$30 based on experience
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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