The bodyshop technician is a key member of the Garage team and responsible for any preparation, disassembly, priming, painting, coating, welding, gapping, bracing, fabrication, repair, construction, and/or reassembly of any and all elements related to a vehicle’s body and frame, ensuring results are equivalent or better than the vehicle’s factory specifications.
Responsibilities & duties
In preparation for painting or repair, remove any coatings, damage, debris and/or corrosion from the surfaces to be worked on, using appropriate equipment.
Fabricate and replace metal sections, fill cavities, pull dents in body panels to create an even surface that is ready to accept primer/paint coatings, using minimum filler and allowing metal, rather than putty, to be the main base and shaping element in any job.
Mask / tape of details, sections and components to avoid cross-contamination.
Accurately select and match proper colors, tools and chemicals for each project.
Using atomizers, spray guns and brushes apply paint to the car, determining the necessary application of paint for a thorough coat, checking for runs, sags, over spray and orange peel in the final finish, ensuring consistency and quality matching factory specifications.
Assists in punctual upholstery duties, selecting and acquiring upholstery materials for the repair and/or refurbishment of automotive interiors, and using appropriate techniques.
Perform other duties that Garage Manager will assign from time to time
Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of automotive body repair and repaint, with a minimum 5 years’ experience. Classic car experience is a plus.
Resourceful, problem-solving mindset with a keen eye for detail and price in one’s work.
Commitment to develop competency levels and constantly improve one’s own skills.
Strong time management skills, creative vision and energy levels.
Personal sense of responsibility and adherence to the Tomini corporate standards.
Honest demeanor, strong integrity and the ability to work well with others.
Strong organisational, communication and presentation skills. English language is a must.
The ability multi task in a fast-paced environment and work well under pressure, meeting set deadlines for each project.