Bodyshop Technician

Location: Dubai | Job code: TG001

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

Professional Requirements

  • 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.

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