Vehicle Damage Panel Technician Apprentice Level 3
Company Name: Toomey Bodyshop
Application Deadline Date: 11/12/2023
Positions Available: 1
Location: Basildon, SS15 6TE
Salary: Apprenticeship Minimum Wage
Start Date: 08/01/2024
Working Week: Monday – Friday, 09:00am – 17:00pm
Are you wanting to start your career in the Automotive Industry? Are you hands-on and passionate about Vehicles? Toomey's Basildon is looking for a Vehicle Panel Apprentice to join their expert team!
As an apprentice, you will learn how to repair and sometimes replace, damaged bodywork using specialist techniques with traditional tools and the latest equipment.
• Assessing a vehicle to establish the extent of damage
• Removing damaged panels
• Refitting new/repaired panels
• Repairing small dents, holes, or corroded areas using a compound filler
A certain amount of administration and customer interaction is also required:
• Liaising with the customer or insurance company
• Providing quotations and estimations
• No previous automotive qualifications are required
• Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9* - 3 (A - D) in English and Maths
You must have a strong passion for the industry and in your own personal development as BCA will help support you, with further training opportunities available
Please be aware the you would be using specialist equipment like spray guns along with various masks and breathing apparatus, it is important that Paint Sprayers always use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety procedures for using hazardous materials.
As a technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions would be good skills to have.
At Toomey's they invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression.
Closing Dates: Please submit your application along with your CV as soon as possible to avoid disappointment; we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of applications