Automotive Plastic Repair Trainer - Orlando, FL

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:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned.
  • Undertake advanced plastic repair & leadership training
  • Set up and maintain training hubs, tools, equipment and materials for multiple trainees
  • Manage training cores - such as bumper covers to be allocated to trainees
  • Perform trainee quality control and process on training jobs
  • Share assessment reports and observations with management
  • Assist in placement and onsite support to certified trainees
  • Deliver and document the 6 week training progress of the Plastic Repair Technician curriculum

  • Maintain a clean and safe working area.
  • Enforce that all proper PPE is worn during repairs and safety glasses at all times
  • Ensure that all needed equipment is operating properly.
  • Immediately report any accident/incident to the Production Manager and/or General Manager.

  • Maintain a good rapport with all supervisors and co-workers
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook
  • Present a friendly, pleasant, accommodating, cheerful, courteous, helpful, and outgoing disposition toward fellow employees at all times
  • Promote a positive spirit of teamwork within the company
  • Maintain a well-groomed appearance
  • Maintain a clean, organized work area at all times
  • Perform all assigned activities according to the Standardized Operating Procedures of the company
  • Continuously strive to improve the efficiency of the production department and overall company operation, and be willing to participate in company meetings
  • Participate in training programs as required to maintain the technical and professional skills and techniques necessary for this position
  • Follow the training curriculum that the Plastic Repair Technician Program outlines to advance learning opportunities
  • Follow manufacturing guidelines to ensure replacement parts are to the manufacturer's specifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, training certification, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Collision repair and plastic welding experience and technical expertise
  • Mentoring and hands on training delivery experience

Other Requirements:
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Comfort with standing for extended periods during vehicle repairs
  • Physical flexibility to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Clear close vision and effective use of hands for handling vehicle parts
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others
  • Capability to read and understand work orders

  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Plastic welding certification a plus
  • Past mentoring and training experience preferred
  • Computer knowledge or willing to take training to become proficient in the following:
    • Completion and creation of spreadsheets
    • Email etiquette
    • Google Hangout/meet-other platforms video calls
    • Drive file system
    • Google slides
    • Document creation and editing


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.