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Crash Champions Auto Body Technician Helper in Columbus, Ohio

Champions Do More

Crash Champions is home to a collection of team members driven by a deeply rooted purpose and guided by a powerful principle: Here, We Do More.

It is the Crash Champions DNA and it is the mark of who we are. Above everything, we believe in what we do; and we hold fast to the conviction of why we do it. As the largest founder-led collision repair service provider in the U.S., we serve our customers and business partners with an unexpected level of personal and professional service to build trust at every touch point.


Apprentice Technician STEP Program:

  • Potential to earn up to six figures and beyond!

  • Gradual raises and bonuses throughout the four-level minimum 12-month program

  • Mobile App and structured curriculum for real-time progress and interactive competitive learning

  • Earn points as you learn and build your own tools valued at $8,000

  • Full-time employment including benefits, paid time off and sick leave effective on start date

  • Hands-on training with an experienced Champion Mentor who will guide you through the program

  • Daily instruction that will prepare you for a career in the collision industry

  • Mentors that care about you succeeding as much as you do


  • Learn the industry standard of the manufacturer’s original specification with high quality controls

  • Create a complete repair plan, vehicle disassembly and reassembly, plastic bumper repair, and minor panel dent repair

  • Repair more complex dents by working and reshaping sheet metal, application of body filler, and advancing to two-sided plastic repair, larger panel damage

  • Learn the basics of structural damage identification and how to access repair procedures

  • Properly set-up and anchor structural repairs, as well as three-dimensional measuring of the vehicle structure

  • Learn the various methods of welding/joining materials and tools

  • Fine tune body filler and metal repairs, with the addition of stud-gun and other metal straightening tools and techniques, cutting and replacing small structural components

  • Proper set-up and techniques for MIG welding on steel vehicles, to complete the I-CAR Weld Certification


  • Ability to work full-time, 40 hours a week

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and regularly position or move self to fix and repair over and under vehicles

  • Ability to effectively communicate and take direction from superiors

  • Ability to read and understand a work order

  • High School Diploma/ GED preferred


  • Competitive pay

  • Weekly Paychecks

  • 401K with company match

  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance

  • Additional elective benefits

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Location US-OH-Columbus

ID 2023-3270

Category STEP Body Tech Apprentice

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Prioritization Tier 3 – Growth Needs

Remote No