Auto Body Apprentice Resume Samples

An Auto Body Apprentice is an apprentice mechanic who performs automotive inspections and repairs as per the company standards. A well-drafted Auto Body Apprentice Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – performing standard vehicle repairs, replacing vehicle fluids, and replacing car batteries; following car checklists, determining the repairs to be made, learning how to repair vehicles through practical and formal training sessions; writing estimated and creating written labor, time and parts cost estimate. The job duties also include testing car batteries, and maintaining inventories.

Apart from knowing about cars, and other vehicles, these apprentices are expected to possess several skills such as – exemplary customer service skills, physical abilities, mechanical skills, a strong understanding of all engines; an interest in automobiles and mechanism, analytical abilities, and a passion to learn new things. To begin with, a high school diploma or GED is needed, people who want to become an Auto Body Apprentice should also possess a valid driver’s license.

 

Auto Body Apprentice Resume example

Auto Body Apprentice Resume

Headline : To contribute to an organization that can use a hardworking, Dependable person with a strong work ethic. Repairs damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership specifications and time standards.

Skills : Heavy Equipment Operator, Interior/exterior Auto Detailing.

Description :

    1. Ported vehicles in and out of shop.
    2. Vacuumed vehicles to specifications.
    3. Roted,replaced and repaired damaged tires.
    4. Inspected vehicles.
    5. Cleaned floors and shop space.
    6. Shuttling customers to and from the dealership.
    7. Taken fluid samples.
    8. Changed oil and oil filters.
    9. Replaced air and cabin filters.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA


Auto Body Apprentice Resume

Headline : To obtain a position as Automotive Technician in a reputable automotive service and repair establishment, while continuing to progress and advance my current knowledge and understanding of automotive systems.

Skills : Welding, GMAW, Painting, Surface Preparation, Corrosion Protection.

Description :

    1. Followed supervisors' instructions as to which parts to restore or replace and how much time the job should take.
    2. Reviewed damage reports, prepare or review repair cost estimates, and plan work to be performed.
    3. Sand body areas to be painted and cover bumpers, windows, and trim with masking tape or paper to protect them from the paint.
    4. Fitted and weld replacement parts into place, using wrenches and welding equipment, and grind down welds to smooth them, using power grinders and other tools.
    5. Prime and paint repaired surfaces, using paint sprayguns and motorized sanders.
    6. Removed damaged sections of vehicles using metal cutting guns, air grinders and wrenches, and install replacement parts using wrenches or welding equipment.
    7. Chain or clamp frames and sections to alignment machines that use hydraulic pressure to align damaged components.
    8. Filled small dents that cannot be worked out with plastic or solder.
    9. Filled or repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Auto Body Apprentice Resume

Summary : Bilingual, team-oriented body apprentice possessing excellent communication skills. Works well independently and in a team environment while maintaining a high level of productivity. Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner.

Skills : Non Structural Analysis And Collision Repair Certification.

Description :

    1. Disassembled vehicles following work orders and located additional damage.
    2. Removed dents and filled in cracks on car exteriors.
    3. Tested vehicles, their components and systems.
    4. Adjusted repaired systems to meet manufacturers and performance specifications.
    5. Reviewed work orders and discussed them with supervisors.
    6. Upheld top-quality workmanship and excellent customer service.
    7. Verified vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives and adjusting controls and systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
G.E.D.

Auto Body Apprentice Resume

Headline : Auto Body Apprentice refinishes the vehicles to prepare them for painting, perform fiberglass body repair work, and may even paint the vehicles they work on themselves, among other tasks. Include liaising with customers to ascertain their needs, performing restorations and modifications, and observing safety regulations.

Skills : Thorough knowledge of relevant safety guidelines, Basic arithmetic skills.

Description :

    1. Trained in Auto Body Repair.
    2. Prepared vehicles for paint, interior/exterior detailing, minor repairs such as light bulb changes, new.
    3. Replaced brakes, tire/wheel changes, prepare vehicles for paint, wet-sanding, interior/exterior detailing.
    4. Tear down vehicles, label parts, organizing parts, prepping surfaces for paint.
    5. Detailed prep work assisted with minor body work cleanup.
    6. Worked when needed Sanding Bondo Primer R&R.
    7. Prepared surfaces to be painted, removing old paint by use of electric or air.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Auto Body Apprentice Resume

Headline : Motor vehicle body repairers or Auto Body Apprentice repair and restore damaged motor vehicle body parts and interior finishing; repaint body surfaces; and repair and/or replace automotive glass. Includes metal repairers who repair defective automobile body parts and damage to the bodies of newly assembled cars.

Skills : Physically fit with exceptional manual dexterity.

Description :

    1. Responsible for tools disassembly.
    2. Saw the frame work of a vehicle with a front end twisted chassis.
    3. Prepping cars for paint, fixing dents h Masking vehicles.
    4. Assisted lead autobody technician in the repair of wrecked vehicles.
    5. Responsible for shop and lot maintenance.
    6. Standard practices, processes, tools, and equipment used in repairing vehicles Use of necessary hand tools and shop machines Preparing, buffing.
    7. Prepped area which included pulling dents, spreading body filler, sanding all excess body filler.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Auto Body Apprentice Resume

Headline : As a Auto Body Apprentice, responsible for cover all aspects of mending and replacing of accident damaged vehicles including chassis alignment techniques and replacing body panels.

Skills : Observant and meticulous, Outstanding customer service skills.

Description :

    1. Identified parts disassemble reassemble, sand and grind.
    2. Disassemble and reassemble Vehicles sanding grinding.
    3. Duties included painting prep work, replacement of necessary parts and panels, bumper and plastic component repairs and replacement, painting.
    4. Assisted the body technicians with Sanding, applying body filler, replacing fenders and masking cars.
    5. Dealt with customers on a daily basis, pointed them to appropriate area they had to go.
    6. Managed computing skills with writing up estimates, and ordering parts.
    7. Trained in proper coolant flush processes and aspects of air conditioning testing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Auto Body Apprentice Resume

Summary : Auto Body Apprentice repair vehicles thoroughly, safely, and profitably in a manner consistent with Caliber S.O.P., insurance partner and industry guidelines/standards. Effectively work with Body Technicians to assist with the repair process.

Skills : Basic technological and Mathematical proficiency.

Description :

    1. Repaired vehicles per estimate and according to manufacturer standards.
    2. Checked parts against estimate and ensures proper parts are ordered and received.
    3. Prepared vehicles for body repair work.
    4. Notified management of any additional repairs needed.
    5. Notified management of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being performed or cause a change in the promised time.
    6. Maintained tools and equipment in a proper state of repair.
    7. Maintained and wears all required safety and health personal protective equipment, including respirator, in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Auto Body Apprentice Resume

Headline : Apprentice works with a Trainer, apprentices will learn to identify damage, read and supplement repair estimates, and efficiently and effectively repair vehicles per Calibers Standards of Quality guidelines, to a non-structural level, using Calibers SOPs and strategies for success.

Skills : Ability to utilize a wide variety of car maintenance and repair tools.

Description :

    1. Repaired, replaced, and upgraded a variety of vehicle parts.
    2. Performed diagnostic tests to ensure that all issues have been detected and resolved before returning the car to the customer.
    3. Performed cost estimations before beginning jobs.
    4. Followed all workplace safety requirements.
    5. Prepared cars to be painted by sanding and refinishing them.
    6. Complied with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management.
    7. Cooperated and assisted other personnel in the repair and prepping of vehicles.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      High School Diploma

      Auto Body Apprentice Resume

      Headline : Auto Body Apprentice verifies paintable parts, order and stock supplies, collect paint and trim codes, mix primer, base and clear. Sand, mask, prep and prime vehicle parts and panels for refinish. Perform spray out cards for color match, perform QC checks, de-nib or buff out imperfections in paint.

      Skills : Adhere to all company policies, procedures, processes and safety requirements.

      Description :

        1. Spoke to customers to gauge what work ought to be done.
        2. Performed diagnostic assessments to ensure that all issues have been detected, and that the customer is willing to have these remedied.
        3. Weared safety gear and conducting work in a safe manner.
        4. Performed cost estimations and clearing these with customers before proceeding with work.
        5. Restored vehicles to their original condition, or better, by repairing, replacing, and upgrading features of their exterior.
        6. Customized vehicles according to customers' preferences, as requested.
        7. Ensured that each vehicle is roadworthy upon completion of the job.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      High School Diploma

      Auto Body Apprentice Resume

      Headline : Auto Body Apprentice is responsible for comply with all laws and regulations pertaining to paint, thinners, and other hazardous materials. Reports any deviations to management. Repairs vehicles per estimate and according to manufacturer standards.

      Skills : Team oriented, flexible and focused on maintaining a high level of quality repairs.

      Description :

        1. Reviewed damage report and estimates of repair cost and plan work to be performed.
        2. Repaired and replaced front end components, body components, doors and frame and underbody components.
        3. Hammer out dents, buckles and other defects using blocks and hammers.
        4. Operated soldering equipment or use plastic filler to fill holes, dents and seams.
        5. Removed damaged fenders, panels and grills using wrenches and cutting torch and bolt or weld replacement parts into place.
        6. Straighten bent frames using frame and underbody pulling and anchoring equipment.
        7. File, grind and sand repaired body surfaces using hand and power tools.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      High School Diploma