Auto Body Technician

Website CSN Collision Centres

Auto Body Technician Job Highlights

Title Auto Body Technician
Type Full Time
Experience 3+ Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Toronto, ON, Canada
Company CSN Collision Centres

Company Profile

CSN Collision Centres is a leader in collision repairs for vehicles.

Job Profile

The company (CSN Collision 427) is looking for an Auto Body Technician who must be able to take a vehicle in a damaged state and repair or restore the damaged vehicle to its original structural integrity, function, and appearance.

The technician reports to the shop foreman.

Educational Qualification

  • Auto Body Collision and Damage Repairer (310B) Red Seal License (310Q) (preferred but not a must)
  • Carrying, Lifting 50 lbs.
  • Valid G-Class Driver’s license (required)

Work Experience

  • 3+ years of Auto Body Repair (required)
  • Experience using frame and measuring equipment.
  • Experience with disassembly and reassembly of vehicles


  • Ability and willingness to follow standardized production processes.
  • Ability to file, grind, and sand repaired surfaces, using power tools and hand tools
  • Able to work with a variety of metals and plastics, as well as glass, electrical, and mechanical parts.
  • Be a great CSN ambassador.
  • Capable of reading and comprehending automotive repair procedures.
  • Fully dismantle the complete vehicle damaged areas including the blend panel parts in order to identify all hidden damages as early in the repair cycle as possible. For example remove damaged fenders, panels, and grills using wrenches and cutting torch and bolt or weld replacement parts into place, repair or replace damaged windows, windshields, and sunroof
  • Inspect repaired vehicles and test drive vehicles for proper handling
  • Mask and tape auto body surfaces in preparation for painting, apply primers and repaint surfaces.
  • Operate soldering equipment or use plastic filler to fill holes, dents, and seams
  • Performing structural and complete body repairs: Repair and replace front-end components, body components, doors, and frame and underbody components. (Assess, Repair, or Replace interior and exterior parts, electrical components, vehicle accessories, doors and frame, and underbody components)
  • Restore vehicle to factory specification
  • Review damage report and estimates of repair cost and plan work to be performed
  • Straighten bent frames using frame and underbody pulling and anchoring equipment, Hammer out dents, buckles, and other defects using blocks and hammers.
  • Technicians must be able to read and understand the estimates.
  • Thoroughly examine collision damage (Review the complete vehicle exterior body parts, check all power accessories (door locks/windows/mirrors are operational) check that the dash panel has no warning lights on. Identify any prior damages overlooked on the QA checklist/ or related on the supplemental damage sheet.)
  • Welding on vehicles with the use of MIG welders and compression spot welders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


  • Must have own tools, and safety footwear.

Personal Attributes-

  • Collaborator: Able to manage relationships in a collaborative manner, with a wide range of stakeholder groups and personality types, applying diplomacy to reach win-win resolutions
  • Communication style: Tactful, clear, and empathetic communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills in English & (French, remove if not required), with the ability to communicate and interact effectively with co-workers.
  • Conflict Management: Frames discussions positively, and take action to resolve conflict, while minimizing tension
  • Flexible Thinking: Considers problems from all new perspectives and can expand on the thinking or solutions proposed by others. Adapts to new ideas and initiatives relevant to own area of work.
  • Independent: Works well in a fast-paced environment, is self-motivated, and works independently without close supervision
  • Organizational skills/Time Management: Strong planning and organizational skills, with an ability to meet multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • Problem-solving: Has a critical thinking approach to problem-solving and is a forward thinker

Work Conditions

  • Chemicals/Toxins
  • Dirt
  • Fumes
  • Hazards
  • Heat/Cold
  • Noise


  • Supplemental Pay: Bonus, Overtime Pay
  • Company sponsored training
  • Competitive wages
  • Paid vacation
  • Medical benefits
  • Company events

Employer’s Statement

CSN Collision Centres is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, colour, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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