Experienced Automotive Body Repair Technician

Date Opened: Dec 6, 2021

Location: Wheeling, IL, US

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Summary

 


Tech-Cor collision center is a large, state-of-the-art Collision Repair Center. Tech-Cor's Collision Repair Center is staffed by experienced, certified technicians that through research work directly with vehicle manufacturers focused on research specific to repairability and damageability.


Under direct supervision, using hand tools and power tools, this position may perform vehicle disassembly during the blueprinting (estimating) process. The individual may perform minor non-structural collision repairs including minor dings and dents, exterior panel parts replacement, plastic repairs using adhesives and plastic welding. The individual may perform vehicle refinishing operations including vehicle surface preparation, masking, sanding, priming, and machine buffing of refinished panels. 
Under the direct supervision of experienced certified production manager this individual will progress in training to learn frame rack vehicle set up, 3 dimensional measuring, vehicle structural realignment and parts replacement, welding operations which include mig-welding, resistant spot-welding, mag brazing, application of structural adhesive and structural rivets, various mechanical operations which include two and 4-wheel alignment.


The individual is gaining experience in delivering compassionate service that is fast, fair, and easy, to ensure customer retention. The individual is also gaining experience in meeting band level behaviors, production, quality and/or customer service goals. The individual will be learning technical operations that lead to great responsibilities and future career movement. 
 

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Customer Service

  • Makes and maintains a connection with the production manager by understanding and meeting job requirement ; serves the customer with empathy; and follows up to ensure that customer needs have been met

 

Repairs Vehicles

  • Performs vehicle disassembly and structural collision repairs
  • Performs vehicle prepping and priming operations
  • Repairs vehicles up to manufacturer specifications 
  • Notifies management if any additional repairs are needed
  • Follows the direction of Sr. Technicians and shop management

 

Regulatory Compliance

  • Follows federal, state, and company regulations regarding safety and emission standards
  • Complies with any laws and regulations affecting paint, thinners, and other hazardous materials
     

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/ExperienceKnowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

 

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • I-CAR welding certifications preferred
  • Technical school training gained certificates preferred
  • Gaining general knowledge of business area's processes including best practices in order to support the area's projects, products and services
  • Gaining ability to leverage learned technical skills in support of team objectives
  • Achievement of results is limited to impact some of the unit's objectives
  • Effective communication in working with others in every day situations and ability to interact effectively with internal and external customers
  • Employee is receptive to coaching from leaders and peers and displays the behaviors required to perform the job successfully

 
 

Compensation Data

  • $750/week guaranteed plus commission
  • $500 Tool Credit
  • 20 days of PTO in the first year of employment
  • Full benefits on the first day

 

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

 

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

 

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy. For a full description of Allstate’s benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/

 

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