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Body Shop Technician - French Ellison Truck Center

Company: CSM Companies
Location: Pharr
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

French Ellison Truck Center is currently accepting applications for Body Shop Technicians at the Pharr, TX location. Previous experience is preferred with effective communication skills. Excellent benefits offered. This is a great opportunity to join a growing and successful dealer group!


* Prepares vehicles for body repair work
* Performs corrective and preventative maintenance on medium and heavy duty vehicles
* Troubleshoots various systems, to include electrical, drive train, HVAC, brake, engine, and suspension, identifies needed repairs and performs corrective action
* Writes up on the repair order an accurate, clear, and detailed description of the cause of failure and the repair procedure(s) used

Primary Duties:

* Sand blasting vehicles to prepare them for painting
* Using a paint gun to prime vehicles for painting
* Uses diagnostic equipment to detect and isolate faults in medium and heavy duty vehicles and interprets test results
* Reads written fault description on Repair Order and determines the most efficient repair procedure
* Communicates with and provides Shop Foreman with accurate and detailed repair information for inclusion on the Repair Order.
* Obtains supervisor permission to complete diagnosed repairs and/or add additional repairs to a repair
* Communicates with parts department personnel to obtain or order the parts necessary to repair vehicles
* Performs road test on customer vehicles to assist in problem isolation or to verify repair procedure
* Tracks and charges clocked hours to the proper corresponding Repair Order operation
* Writes up clear, accurate, and detailed repair description of each operation on the corresponding Repair Order, to include a description of the cause of failure and the correction and/or repair procedure used
* Interacts with customers in a professional and positive manner
* Assists other technicians with repair procedures as needed


* Formal technical training degree, certificate or diploma or equivalent work experience
* Personal tool inventory to allow for the completion of job duties and assignments
* Effective written and oral communication skills
* Ability to obtain a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
* Ability to weld is a plus, but not required
* Ability to read and interpret shop repair order forms, repair manuals, electrical schematics and various other technical bulletins
* Ability to use computer keyboard and Windows basics
* Ability to work in an environment with frequent exposure to outside weather elements
* Ability to work in an environment that contains dust from sanding and possible paint fumes
* Ability to work 8 - 10 hour days, including overtime hours as needed
* Ability to bend, stoop, crawl, walk and sit on a regular basis with frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 100 pounds

Keywords: CSM Companies, Pharr , Body Shop Technician - French Ellison Truck Center, Engineering , Pharr, Texas

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