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Crash Champions Apprentice Technician in Dallas, Texas

Champions Do More

At Crash Champions, We Believe the Difference is Trust. Crash Champions is the one of the fastest growing and most exciting brands in the collision repair industry. The company is the largest founder-led multi-shop operator (MSO) of high-quality collision repair service in the U.S., serving customers and business partners at more than 600 state-of-the-art repair centers in 36 states across the U.S. Crash Champions was founded in 1999 as a single Chicago repair center by industry veteran and 2022 MSO Executive of the Year, Matt Ebert. For more information, and to locate a local repair center, visit www.crashchampions.com.

Responsibilities

The Crash Champions Skills Training Education Program (STEP) is a hands-on apprenticeship that pairs you with experienced professionals. You’ll get paid while fine-tuning your skills and working towards becoming a collision repair technician – a career field with earning potential up to (and beyond) six figures.

Please note that you do not need any collision experience or training to be considered for this role. Experience is a bonus, but not required!

· 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

Core Responsibilities:

· 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

Qualifications

  • 18 years of age

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

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Have a valid driver's license

  • 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

Benefits

  • Competitive pay

  • Weekly Paychecks/Bonus Pay

  • Transfer Between Markets

  • 401K with company match, according to plan details

  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance

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Location US-TX-Dallas

ID 2024-7059

Category STEP Body Tech Apprentice

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Prioritization Tier 2 – Staffing Needs

Remote No