Auto Body Technician Careers
This section describes what the possible Auto Body Career paths are if you chose ATC Auto Body Training Program. We begin by listing possible auto body employers; then list entry level Auto Body Jobs you can expect to hold after graduation and where this Auto Body Career can lead you within a few years. What other industry gives you access to endless growth opportunities without a university degree?
As an Auto Body Repair Technician you can find employment with:
- New car dealers
- Retail auto body collision repair facilities
- Custom auto body specialty shops
- Mobile dent repair companies
- Heavy duty truck collision repair facilities
- Becoming an entrepreneur and owning your own body shop
Possible entry level occupational title
- Auto Detailer
- Apprentice Auto Body Repair Technician
- Automotive Metal Fabricator/Welder
- Plastic Auto Body Repair Technician
- Dent Doctor
- Aftermarket Parts Installer
Possible occupational advancements
- Journeyman Auto Body Repair Technician
- Collision Repair Technician
- Motor Vehicle Body Repairer
- Mobile autobody tech
- Frame Repairer
- Heavy Duty Auto Body Technician
- Truck Body Specialist
- Shop Foreman
- Body Shop Manager
- Body Shop Owner
As an Auto Body Repair Technician, you should expect to perform these duties:
- Removing parts, damaged fenders, doors, panels, and grills
- Repairing structure of vehicles
- Removing dents, buckles, and other defects
- Repairing and replacing doors, front-end body, and under body components
- Straightening bent or twisted frames and weld metal parts
- Filling damaged areas with body fillers
- Filing, grinding, sanding, and smoothing repaired body surfaces as well as repaint repaired surfaces
- Repairing or replacing interior components such as seats, carpets, and floorboard insulation
- Aim headlights and align wheels
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