DeSoto Automall
- Auto Body Technician / Collision Technician
At a glance
Location: US-FL-Fort Myers Map
Posted: 11/17/2019
Closing: 12/16/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description
 Auto Body Technician /  Collision Technician
*Sign-On Bonus & Relocation Assistance Provided*

DeSoto Automall, located in Arcadia, FL,  is looking for a SKILLED, EXPERIENCED Auto Body Heavy Collision Technician to join our team. 

The Automobile Body Heavy Collision Technician repairs damaged body parts and frames of vehicles in accordance with factory and dealership specifications, using hand tools, power tools, welders, and frame testing, measurement, straightening machines.

Chrysler dealer service centers departments are clean, safe and state-of-the-art. The jobs are challenging and extensive training is provided available to those who are career focused.


  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle body and fenders.
  • Fill depressions with body filler.
  • Remove damaged fenders, panels
  • Bolt or weld replacement parts in position, using wrenches or welding equipment.
  • Straighten bent automobile frames.
  • File, grind and sand repaired surfaces.
  • Refinish repaired surface.
  • Aim headlights, align wheels, and bleed hydraulic brake system.
  • Paint surfaces after performing body repairs.
  • Repair or replace defective mechanical parts
Job requirements


  • Five years of experience as a vehicle body repairer or apprentice. 

  • I-Car Certification
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles. 

  • Valid driver's license. 

  • Ability to interpret vendor catalogs. 


This is a physically demanding position. 

  • Will stand six to eight hours per shift. 
  • Will lift parts weighing up to 70 pounds. 
  • Will be exposed to noise, vibration, dust, exhaust fumes, paint, and other hazardous and non-hazardous materials.

Dealership Commitment:

  •  Health Insurance
  •  Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Coverage
  • Chiropractic Coverage
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan With Profit Sharing!
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Continued Paid Training

Auto Body Technician / Collision Technician