Panel Beater

Bond Recruitment
Exeter, Devon
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

01721 - PANEL BEATER - EXETER- ?20,000 - ?32,000 PA Bond Recruitment is currently recruiting for a panel beater to join an energetic workshop inExeter this is a career advancing opportunity to grown with the companyThe role and responsibilities:? Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage? Based on the initial assessment, deciding whether to repair or replace bodywork? Removing damaged panels? Stripping and refitting trim and panel interior? Refitting new/repaired panels? Repairing damaged bodywork using traditional dolly and hammer or more modern techniques? Repairing small dents, holes or corroded areas using a compound filler? During the repair process, specific tasks may include:? Using jig alignment equipment? Using a Strong Puller to pull out any damage to semi-structural vehicle parts, such as the wheel arch or the bonnet? Using a Line Puller to pull out damage to non-structural (cosmetic) panels? Using an Easy Puller to repair minor dents and to refine the work performed by the Strong and Line Pullers on other panels.? A paint technician will usually be employed by the bodyshop but the panel technician may be expected to prepare the vehicle for them in the following way:? Removing existing paint and corrosion? Ensuring the area to be resprayed is clean? Masking off the parts of the vehicle which are not going to be resprayed.? A certain amount of administration and customer interaction is also required:? Keeping a record of work carried out and time taken? Liaising with the customer or insurance company? Providing quotations and estimationsAdditional Information ?20,000 - ?32,000 pa plus benefits that include a generous holiday entitlement, training and pension and free parking.Hours are 8:30-17:00 (30 mins for lunch), Mon-Fri with 22 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays.Personal specification:? Good organisational skills? The ability to pay attention to detail? A commitment to excellence? A flexible attitude? The ability to be adaptable? Strong interpersonal skills? Good communication skills? The ability to work without supervision? The ability to stay motivated in all circumstances? The ability to work to tight deadlines? The ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain highIf you feel you are an ideal fit for this vacancy please do not hesitate to apply by emailing your CV to Sian Buckler at Panel beater, Panel Technician, Vehicle Technician, Body Repair Technician, Motor Vehicle Body Repairer