Collision Technician - Buffalo, NY

 
West Herr Automotive Group has immediate openings for motivated collision technicians in the Buffalo, NY area!  As New York State's largest automotive group, selling over 50,000 vehicles annually, at 23 dealerships, representing 21 brands, we are growing rapidly in Western New York.  We offer you a professional working environment with continuous training and performance excellence.

A Collision Technician has a love for cars, a steady hand, and an eye for detail. Collision technicians use a wide array of tools to fix cars after they've been damaged in an accident or other incident.

Knowledge of:
  • The methods, materials, tools, equipment and practices of the auto body repair trade.
  • The occupational hazards and safety precautions of the auto body repair trade.
  • The basic methods, materials, tools and practices of the automotive mechanic trade.
  • Windows based computer system and measuring software designed to measure automotive upper and lower body.
  • Understanding and using metallurgy and metal thickness of materials used by manufacturers (i.e. composites, aluminum, and boron) to re engineer the vehicle back to factory collision resistance and worthiness.
  • I-Car Training prefer Level 3 Platinum Individual.
  • Basic methods of mixing paint, hardeners and reducers.

Skill in:
  • The use and care of tools and equipment employed in their auto body repair trade.
  • The use of electric, or gas or other welding and brazing equipment.
  • The use of frame straightening and aligning equipment.

Ability to:
  • Align or replace damaged parts according to manufacturers' specification.
  • Use and understand windows based computerized systems.
  • Assess damage while utilizing windows based computer system.
  • Follow oral and written instructions and/or prepare list of material parts needed for repair.
  • Apply paint properly.
  • Understand the job related occupational hazards and safety precautions of the auto body repair trade.
  • Present ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

We have multiple locations and offer PAID training to become I-Car Platinum Individual, and we are looking for the brightest and best of the best to start or continue a career in Collision repair. We are OEM Certified by many manufacturers to complete collision repairs on the highly technical vehicles of today and tomorrow. 

West Herr Automotive Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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