Auto Body Technician

Company: Gerber Collision & Glass

Our Team Members Drive Us! Gerber Collision & Glass is one of the largest collision repair companies in North America. With $2+ billion in sales, over 800 locations and growing, our 10,000+ team members across the United States and Canada are passionate about delivering our goal to WOW Every Customer and Be the Best! 
We invite you to join our team. Gerber offers a great place to launch and grow careers. As we continue to grow, we have endless opportunities for you to grow with us. 
Gerber Collision & Glass recognizes, values and welcomes all applicants with unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

Job Description:

The Auto Body Technician’s primary responsibility and accountability includes providing an exceptional and successful customer experience through the meticulous assessment and quality repair of each customer’s vehicle to restore it back to pre-accident condition. The Auto Body Technician thoroughly disassembles, repairs, and reassembles each vehicle while playing a pivotal role to our company’s promise of speed, quality and customer excellence. The Auto Body Technician works in alignment with all team members in achieving the repair facilities KPIs and is committed to being a dedicated Brand Ambassador of The Boyd Group at all times.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure consistent execution of WOW (Wow Operating Way) plan.

  • Plans the repair work that is necessary and prepares cost estimates for customers.  Uses various tools such as cutting guns, plasma cutters, hydraulic jacks, hammers, and pliers to repair sections of a vehicle.

  • Hammers out dents, dimples, and other minor body damage if possible; mixes and applies filler resins to repair  dents when other methods are not feasible.

  • Realigns car chassis and frames to repair structural damage.

  • Removes damaged sections of vehicles and replaces them with new or aftermarket parts. Replaces or repairs glass and windshields as needed.

  • Replaces or repairs interior parts as needed.

  • Welds and otherwise attaches or fits parts into place and Prepares and repaints vehicles with factory-specified paint or agreed-upon equivalent. 

  • Attempts to complete work orders within labor time guidelines.  Ensures all work has been executed correctly by inspecting vehicles after repair.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Successful completion of technical school program OR a 3-year apprenticeship as an auto body repairer.  

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to read job orders and work with very little supervision.

  • Ability to work with other repairers within an auto body shop. 

  • Thorough understanding of methods and procedures to repair vehicle bodies.   

  • Thorough understanding of how to use tools required for the trade.  

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present.

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times.

  • Must be able to visually inspect vehicle damage in a variety of weather conditions.

  • Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to perform repairs and inspections.  

Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The physical demands of your job must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job.

Benefits That Drive Your Success
Gerber offers the comprehensive benefits you expect from an industry leader, including:

  • Competitive Pay Plans
  • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
  • Employer Paid Short-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Continuing Education Opportunities

Gerber Collision & Glass is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status, or any other consideration, prohibited by law or by contract.

About Us
Gerber Collision & Glass has been WOWing customers with our collision repair services for over 80 years. Please visit to learn more about our company.