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Service King Apprentice Body Technician in Bellflower , California

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POSITION TITLE: Auto Body Repair Technician Apprentice

REPORTS TO: General Manager/Apprentice Supervisor

Our Company

For over 40 years, Service King has been a collision repair operator of choice, with 350 locations in 24 states with a mission to provide a secure, fulfilling workplace that motivates our teammates to deliver safe, superior repairs with excellent customer service.

Job Summary:

The Apprentice Development Program continues to prepare technicians for a successful career in the collision repair industry. This program reflects essential competencies to prepare Apprentice technicians with education for successful careers with Service King. The Apprentice Supervisor will provide structured, supervised direction to the apprentice. The Apprentice commits to utilizing the Service King Apprentice Development Program (ADP) competency based curriculum, on-the-job training, personal development activities and competency assessments. The Apprentice Supervisor will aid in guiding the apprentice in building competence and confidence.

Repairs accident related damage to vehicles, restoring them to pre-collision condition in accordance with industry standards and factory specifications. Service King Body Technicians are essential to the repair process and must be able to perform quality repairs in a timely matter, always keeping the customer's satisfaction in mind.

An Apprentice must be able to handle multiple tasks and ensure safety, quality, and efficiency are achieved.

Fundamental Responsibilities:

Comprehend and demonstrate the values of Service King Collision Repair Centers

Comprehend and demonstrate activities to achieve performance goals

Demonstrate safe and approved repair methodologies and techniques according to Service King policies and Standard Operating Procedures

Examine damaged vehicle and efficiently plan repair process

Provide appropriate communication with Service Advisors, General Managers, Production Managers, and all other internal and external customers

Perform quality repairs; while keeping in mind on-time status

Make decisions on repair vs. replace considering safety, cost and cycle time

Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle and fenders

Participate in all required safety meetings

File, grind and sand repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools

Follows direction of Apprentice Supervisor, General Manager and/or Apprentice Development Manager on various tasks, projects and repair procedures

Instruct and demonstrate effective organizational skills, proper vehicle care, part verification and check-in

Comprehend and follow timelines of Apprentice Development Program curriculum

Strive to achieve Apprentice Development Program Master Duty completion deadlines

Strive to achieve repair goals according to Apprentice Development Success Plan and Goals

Perform special projects or related work, as assigned

Must have consistent attendance, including the ability to work regular hours and shifts, before and after hours, and on weekends, when required

Must complete and pass required background checks


  • Recent graduate or alumni of a technical school

  • Graduated with a minimum of a B grade point average (transcripts required)

  • 90% attendance rate

  • Minimum of two letters of recommendations

  • Passing grade on Service King administered technical assessment

  • Multiple interviews with Service King

Service King provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

Requisition ID: 21341

Category: Body Technician

Job Type: Full-Time