Sunset Auto Group
  • 28-Dec-2017 to 26-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • Body Shop
  • Sarasota, FL, USA
  • Full Time
  • Sunset Chevrolet

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance, 401k, Employee Discounts, and more!


Sunset Automotive Group is one of southwest Florida's largest automotive groups with 17 franchises at 14 locations in Sarasota and Manatee counties. The west coast of Florida boasts a strong economy, quality schools, great golfing and fishing, and the sugar-fine white sands of Siesta Key, ranked the #1 US Beach in 2011.

Immediate Opening for an Automotive Collision Repair Technician to join our busy body shop at Sunset Chevrolet in Sarasota, FL. 

Busy with quality work all year round - Outstanding earning potential
No late nights or Sundays - work/life balance
I-Car Certified Shop

Collision Technician Responsibilities (include but are not limited to)

  • Repair and replace defective mechanical parts per estimate and according to manufacturer's standards.
  • 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.
  • Notify management of any difficulties or problems that may prevent a quality job from being performed or cause a change in the promised time.
  • Maintains and wear all required safety and personal protective equipment, including respirator, safety glasses, gloves, etc. in the manner recommended by the equipment manufacturer.
  • Comply with all laws and regulations pertaining to safety, hazardous waste, etc.
  • Other duties may be assigned by management. 

Collision Technician Requirements

  • Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged body parts and bodies of vehicles.
  • Two or more years of related experience as a collision repair technician
  • ICAR or ASE certifications in auto body repair a plus.
  • Certificate from Vocational School in Collision a plus.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of repairs for damaged vehicles including body work and when to replace or repair parts.
  • Ability to read and following instructions on repair/estimate orders.
  • Must be experienced, career minded, able to produce top quality results, take pride in your work, as well as have a great attitude.
  • Valid driver license and ability to pass background check and drug screen

Sunset Automotive Group Benefits

  • Outstanding earning potential!
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company-paid Factory Training
  • Employee Discounts
  • Pay Plan based on experience
  • No State Taxes!

If you are looking for a place to work where you will have opportunities and be appreciated, this might be the place for you! Enjoy your job and the people you work with at Sunset Automotive Group.  Please call or apply in person:  941-366-7800 or 1800 Bay Road, Sarasota, FL.

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