Body Shop Technician
Our Body Shop Technician will be responsible for fiberglass fabrication and repairs, frame alignment
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

OVERVIEW

Our Body Shop Technician will be responsible for fiberglass fabrication and repairs, frame alignments, welding, and other truck body repairs.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Complete necessary fiberglass fabrications and repairs utilizing appropriate techniques. Soak fiberglass 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a truck body repair
  • Valid Driver’s license, good driving record
  • Must be skilled in fiberglass repair and experienced in aluminum welding
  • Must possess own tools

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school graduate or equivalent 

LAKESIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 

Special Notes/Instructions
For application and release forms visit: https://www.lakesidetrucks.com/join-our-team/ If you have any questions or concerns regarding this role, you can reach out to Kassie at 414-465-1407.
Job Summary
Start Date
Immediate
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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