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Auto Body Technicians use a wide array of tools to make a car look as good as new after it has been involved in an accident. Responsibilities shown on sample resumes in this field include following supervisors' instructions as to which parts to replace or restore on a vehicle, reviewing estimates and planning the work to be performed, and sandbodying areas to be painted. While it is possible to get a job as an Auto Body Technician without prior training, employers prefer applicants who can show prior training in auto body repair and/or refinishing on their resumes.

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1

General Manager from Senior Auto Body Technician

inspections of vehicles and approved/signed off on finished projects. (1992 to 2012)

  • Actively marketed the body shop's services to local companies as well as acquiring
  • Developed extensive referral business from satisfied customers.
  • Successfully passed all AQMD and CMFD inspections.
  • Maintained 100% safety record, with zero workers' compensation claims.
  • Consolidated vendors, resulting in significantly reduced costs.
  • Improved signage throughout the exterior and interior of the shop.
  • Promoted to General Manager from Senior Auto Body Technician in 2006.
  • Performed repairs on luxury vehicles. Ensured all finished work met
  • Completed repairs on a wide variety of damaged vehicles, ranging from compact cars and sedans to vans and trucks.
  • Served as the shop's Heavy Body Specialist.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
C
Certificate
C
Automotive Appraisal & Estimating
2

Auto Body Technician

Assessed vehicle damage and made plan for repair

  • Performed cosmetic repairs by cutting or applying body filler
  • Repaired and/or replaced damaged components
  • Diagnosed, analyzed, straightened and aligned unibody parts using a tram
  • Cut high strength steel, removed and replaced modular glass
  • Safely prepared vehicles for repair
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
Automotive Engine Repair
C
Painting And Refinishing I
3

Auto Body Technician

Recognized accident related damages such as roof or hood displacement

  • Repaired damaged vehicle frame, inner structure, and cosmetic aspects
  • Reported additional damages to the management for supplement
  • Recommended special operations such as alignment for wheels
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Management
4

Auto Body Technician

  • Repaired and refinished semi tractor-trailers, as well as fiberglass hoods and various panels
  • Responsible for the restoration of classic cars and trucks and the fabrication and creation of patch panels
  • Mixed and tinted DuPont waterborne and solvent based paints and managed complex repairs and troubleshooting projects
  • Repaired difficult and problem plastic bumpers and panels with Fusor 2 part repair products and have vast experience with high end imports such as VW and Mercedes Benz
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AA
Automotive Technology / Applied Science
Automotive Body Repair Technician
5

Auto Body Technician

The full-time auto body technician

  • Constantly strived to produce the highest quality of workmanship with goal being "zero comebacks"
  • Repaired a variety of vehicles for insurance claims or for car auction resale's.
  • Significantly increased car sales, both on-site and at auctions, as a result of my extreme attention to detail and drive to create a flawless product
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Sciences, Automotive Technology
Auto Collision Repair
6

Auto Body Technician

Repair vehicles and components systems

  • Conducted detailed inspection of vehicles, parts and components
  • Operated and maintained shop equipment
  • Operate necessary software and diagnostic equipment
  • Performed repairs on vehicles according to manufacturer standards
  • Exceptional ability to work independently
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Facilitated work and prepared all vehicles for body repair
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
19
years
at this job
7

Auto Body Technician

Assessed vehicle damages prior to deconstruction of necessary parts

  • Responsible for cutting off, straightening, and replacing parts on customers vehicles
  • Frequently performed MIG welding on various body panels
  • Matched paint colors and sprayed repaired parts to meet specific quality standards
  • Met all safety standards by wearing respirators and other PPE
  • Sanded and buff vehicles to remove all blemishes and impurities
  • Reassembled of vehicles after all paint/buff jobs have been completed
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Assistant Manager / Auto Body Technician

Supervised and trained employees

  • Lead painter
  • Arranged shipments of supplies from distributor on a weekly basis
  • Estimating
  • Parts ordering and receiving
  • Negotiated repair costs and alternate parts usage with insurance companies
  • Maintained and updated multiple databases for scheduling of appointments, inventory and shop maintenance.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Industrial And Transportation Design
9

Auto Body Technician/ Damage Appraisal

Prepared written estimates for clientele using automotive software systems.

  • Conducted appraisals on all foreign and domestic vehicle models.
  • Responsible for claims processing to ensure accuracy with body shop owner.
  • Replaced, repaired, and refinished bodies on a wide range of U.S. and foreign vehicles ensuring attention to detail to meet delivery deadlines and quality standards.
  • Handle client inquiries and troubleshooting to resolve problems to ensure customer satisfaction.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Certificate
10

Auto Body Technician

Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office 2007 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and PowerPoint), QuickBooks, Citrix - Remote Connectivity, RegMon, and the Remedy Ticketing System.

  • Computer Operating Systems: Linux, Windows NT, Windows 95/98, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008.
  • Diagnosed faults on vehicles.
  • Dealt with customer queries and diagnosed errors.
  • Installed equipment, components and systems.
  • Tested vehicles both before and after repair.
  • Managed and maintained inventory and processed orders.
  • Conducted cost effective repairs and replaced crumpled parts.
  • Replaced and straightened bent parts.
  • Rebuilt totaled vehicles for re-sale.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Business

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