BILL'S COLLISION CENTER AUTO COLLISION/REFINISH TECHNICIAN in WASHBURN, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames. Combination Collision/Refinishing Technician with I-CAR Certification. The proper candidate, if interested, could own this business in the future. We are the only Collision Repair facility in town and have a loyal customer base. Deer hits are the majority of our work. We also have some very nice Commercial accounts that bring in a fair amount of repairs throughout the year. I have tried to update the business as trends have changed. Some updates need to be done in the future. We do NOT perform rust repairs. All our workmanship is guaranteed for as long as the customer owns the vehicle. I do not do a lot of advertising, most work coming from word of mouth. I do not tolerate bad work. We spray PPG paint. Weekly service from both Snap-on and Mac Tool. This could be the chance of a lifetime for the right person. I have been in this industry since 1971 and in business for going on 40 years. I am a Certified Master Collision/Refinishing Technician. If you love this industry and want to make a rewarding future, give this a lot of thought and contact me. We can discuss our futures. Adjust or align headlights, wheels, and brake systems. Apply heat to plastic panels, using hot-air welding guns or immersion in hot water, and press the softened panels back into shape by hand. Chain or clamp frames and sections to alignment machines that use hydraulic pressure to align damaged components. Clean work areas, using air hoses, to remove damaged material and discarded fiberglass strips used in repair procedures. Cut and tape plastic separating film to outside repair areas to avoid damaging surrounding surfaces during repair procedure, and remove tape and wash surfaces after repairs are complete. Cut openings in vehicle bodies for the installation of customized windows, using templates and power shears or chisels. File, grind, sand and smooth filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools. Fill small dents that cannot be worked out with plastic or solder. Fit and secure windows, vinyl roofs, and metal trim to vehicle bodies, using caulking guns, adhesive brushes, and mallets. 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. Follow supervisors' instructions as to which parts to restore or replace and how much time the job should take. Inspect repaired vehicles for proper functioning, completion of work, dimensional accuracy, and overall appearance of paint job, and test drive vehicles to ensure proper alignment and handling. Mix polyester resins and hardeners to be used in restoring damaged areas. Position dolly blocks against surfaces of dented areas and beat opposite surfaces to remove dents, using hammers. Prime and paint repaired surfaces, using paint sprayguns and motorized sanders. Read specifications or confer with customers to determine the desired custom modifications for altering the appearance of vehicles. Remove damaged panels, and identify the family and properties of the plastic used on a vehicle. Remove damaged sections of vehicles using metal-cutting guns, air grinders and wrenches, and install replacement parts using wrenches or welding equipment. Remove small pits and dimples in body metal using pick hammers and punches. Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders. Replace damaged glass on vehicles. Review damage reports, prepare or review repair cost estimates, and plan work to be performed. Sand body areas to be painted and cover bumpers, windows, and trim with masking tape or paper to protect them from the paint. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 5 years in-shop experience with ICAR certifications. Own hand tools. Good driving record. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Mail a Rsum: Bil l's Collision Center William Luckenbill P.O. Box 398 Washburn, Wi. 54891 E-Mail a Rsum: billscollisioncenter@gmail.com