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10 Cars That Will Last (Nearly) Forever

2010-2012 Subaru Legacy – Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Our Oakland Auto Painting and Auto Body Experts Weigh In

Reliability is the top trait that many people desire in a car. Whether you’re interested in reliability or just want to know more about durable cars, keep reading to learn about some of the most long-lasting cars on the road.

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3 Quick Tips To Keep Your Car’s Paint Looking Great

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Tips from an East Bay Auto Body Shop

Keeping your car’s paint in good shape is essential as it gives your car its signature look and protects the metal underneath it. In this blog post, our East Bay auto painting experts explain three ways to keep your car’s paint looking great.

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When Should You Touch Up Your Car’s Paint Job?

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Our Berkeley Auto Painting Experts Explain Why It’s Not a DIY Job

Over time, or after an accident, your car’s paint job is bound to chip or fade. However, you can restore your car’s gloss with a new paint job from an experienced auto painting shop. When it comes to repainting your car, you want to make sure that everything is done right. Unless you intend to perform minor touch-ups, it is critical that you take it to a licensed auto body shop.

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Can Your Insurance Company Tell You What Auto Body Shop To Use?

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Berkeley Auto Body Shop Talks Collision Repair

If you have been in a car accident, you may need an auto body shop, but which one should you choose? Don’t feel pressured by insurance companies to choose the company they want you to; consider asking around for a reputable and locally-recognized collision repair service. You have a right to choose who will complete auto body repair after an accident. Read the rest of this entry »

Parts Manager

Posted 08-21-2015

Overview

  • Supervise parts procurement process for a automobile collision repair facility

Job Description

  • Receive and inspect parts
  • Manage and track inventory in CCC tracking system
  • Return damaged parts
  • Track part quality of vendors and prepare quarterly quality report detailing returns and delivery times
  • Qualify vendors and prepare Approved Vendor List based on measured vendor performance

Requirements

  • 3 years collision parts management experience in a DRP shop
  • Experience with CCCONE required
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Formal parts management training highly desirable
  • High school education

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Production Manager

Posted 08-21-2015

Overview

  • Supervise all production activities in a 20,000 ft2 automobile collision repair facility

Job Description

  • Responsible for hiring and supervision of all metal collision repair, paint, and detailing teams.
  • Must hold customer satisfaction and quality to the highest standard while maintaining respectable cycle times
  • Work closely with service advisors to ensure complete disassembly of vehicles to ensure accurate estimates and prior to start of repairs
  • Support service advisor team to document supplemental estimates
  • Manage daily production release meetings
  • Control and schedule production flow to optimize productivity and quality
  • Hold monthly meetings with production and service advisor team

Requirements

  • 5 years collision repair production management experience in a DRP shop
  • I-CAR certification highly desirable
  • Committed to continuing safety and technical education

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Support Tech

Posted 08-21-2015

Job Description

  • Detailing cars for delivery including buffing, polishing, washing, and interior/exterior plastic and tire cleaning
  • Assist estimators with R&I inspections
  • Maintain clean driveway and front office exterior
  • Support facilities maintenance as needed
  • Pickup and deliver cars as required
  • Pickup and deliver
  • Attend continuing education classes to attain required I-CAR certification and advance general skills
  • Inspect incoming vehicles and enter data into CCC database

Requirements

  • Proficient in final buffing and polishing of freshly painted vehicles
  • Care and attention to detail. Pride in workmanship. Every car delivered must meet the highest quality standards.
  • Basic computer skills to enter and save vehicle information
  • Basic hand tools skills to R&R bumpers, hoods, fenders, and similar bolt-on components

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Office Manager

Posted 08-21-2015

Job Overview

  • Manage the front office of an automobile collision repair facility.

Job Description

  • Customer service
  • Initiate customer contact for DRP assignments and schedule vehicle inspections
  • Prepare paperwork packages for vehicle drop-off
  • Answer phone and communicate delivery status to customers
  • Prepare final paperwork and collect customer payment on vehicle delivery
  • Post Deposits
  • Deliver cash deposits to bank
  • Electronically deposit scanned checks
  • Process payroll
  • Transcribe employee timecards to spreadsheet
  • Disburse payroll checks
  • Process Invoices
  • Post invoices
  • Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and received parts invoices
  • Facilities/Supplies
  • Schedule office custodial maintenance
  • Inventory and purchase office supplies

Requirements

  • Superb people person. Must truly enjoy meeting and interacting with the diverse and sophisticated Berkeley community
  • Extraordinary ability to manage and track progress of multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint) required
  • Experience with CCCONE or Mitchell software highly desirable
  • Experience with accounting packages such as Quickbooks or Peachtree desirable but not required

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Master Auto Paint Technician

Posted 08-21-2015

Job Description

  • Perform highest quality paint preparation and application while ensuring KPIs such as cycle time and labor hours/day are met
  • Inspect repaired vehicle and plan paint process
  • Coordinate with approved paint supply vendors to recommend and purchase paint tools and products
  • Refinish surfaces prior to painting using hand and power tools
  • Mask surface in preparation for application of paint. Perform simple R&I as required to facilitate masking
  • Mix and prepare paints per OEM color specifications and OEM blending formulas
  • Match vehicles original paint using Spies Hecker color matching equipment or equivalent
  • Operate paint booth and supervise maintenance
  • Effectively mentor and direct the work of an apprentice

Requirements

  • I-CAR certification in waterborne solvents highly desirable
  • Committed to continuing safety and technical education
  • 5 years on-the-job experience (or equivalent)

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Auto Body Jobs Bay Area

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Apprentice Metal Technician

DRP Business Development Manager

Master Auto Body Tech

Master Auto Paint Technician

Office Manager

Parts Manager

Production Manager

Service Manager

Support Tech