Stoops Freightliner

Body Shop Technician - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer, a Division of Truck Country, combined is the largest Freightlin

Job Description

Body Shop Technician

Posted: Sunday, 6/2/2024

Summary: The Body Shop Technician is responsible for performing bodywork and general repairs on class 6, 7, and 8 trucks. This role involves following instructions from supervisors, preparing repair estimates, performing body repairs, and ensuring vehicles are restored to proper condition.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow supervisors' instructions regarding which parts to restore or replace and the estimated time for the job.
  • Review damage reports, prepare or review repair cost estimates, and plan work accordingly.
  • Sand body areas to be painted and protect bumpers, windows, and trim with masking tape or paper.
  • Fit and weld replacement parts into place, using wrenches and welding equipment, and grind down welds to smooth them.
  • Prime and paint repaired surfaces using paint spray guns and sanders.
  • Remove damaged sections of vehicles using metal-cutting guns, air grinders, and wrenches, and install replacement parts.
  • Chain or clamp frames and sections to alignment machines to align damaged components.
  • Fill small dents with plastic or solder.
  • File, grind, sand, and smooth filled or repaired surfaces using power and hand tools.
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical equipment, and trim to access vehicle bodies and fenders.
Requirements
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs.
Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Stoops Freightliner At A Glance

Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer, a Division of Truck Country, combined is the largest Freightliner dealer group in the U.S. today, serving customers at 25 locations in Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
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