Auto Body Technician - Direct Hire

Summerville, South Carolina
Installation, Maintenance & Repair (Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 35,000 - US$ 45,500 per year
Ref. Number
Gahagan, Matt, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is currently accepting resumes for a Direct-Hire opportunity as an Automotive Body Technician for a Body Shop located in the Summerville, SC area. Qualified candidates please apply and forward a copy of your resume to

- Confer with customers to determine what their vehicle body repairing needs are
- Assess automobiles to see what type of damage is imminent and to create a workable plan for fixing it
- Create cost estimates and timelines for repair jobs and have them approved by the customer
- Clean and clear surfaces to remove dirt and debris from them in a bid to prepare them for repair work
- Perform denting and straightening work in a careful manner, without adding more damage to the body
- Remove damaged body parts such as fenders, bumpers and grilles and set them aside for assessment and repair work
- Ascertain that non-repairable body parts are properly covered / masked so that they are not affected during the repair process
- Hammer out patches and dimples by using small hammer tools and related equipment
- Grind, sand and buff repaired surfaces to give them a proper finished look
- Apply wax on repaired auto body parts and ensure that assigned vehicles are properly detailed before they are handed over to the customer
- Assist auto body painters and engine repair technicians with their work by removing body parts and refitting them as the project closes

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- Prior body shop experience preferred
- Ability to repair and replace structural components of a vehicle
- Strong attention to detail

High School

1-4 years

- Interpersonal skills
- Automotive product knowledge
- Finishing & repairing techniques


Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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