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Driven Brands Body Technician in Kent, Washington


The metal Technician is responsible for making repairs to all assigned vehicles, restoring them to pre-accident condition in accordance with industry standards and factory specifications.


  • Repair damaged vehicles using technical information sheets following APS (Advanced Process Solutions) in accordance with repair orders (RO).

  • Makes “repair or replace” decisions concerning safety, costs and cycle time.

  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window operating equipment and trim to gain access to vehicle and fenders.

  • Perform structural or replacement repairs, airbag replacement and some mechanical work.

  • Perform different types of sheet metal welding and metal finishing.

  • File, grind, and sand repaired surfaces using power tools and hand tools.

  • Work and communicate with Production Manager and Estimators on the vehicle repair status (including supplements).

  • Meets or exceeds CARSTAR’s requirements for tech efficiency, cycle time (to keep vehicles on schedule for on-time delivery) and return rate.

  • Utilize all required safety equipment, follows proper repair procedures and adheres to all requirements for hazardous waste disposal.

  • Keeps personal work area organized and clean, returns tools and maintains parts/materials carts in an organized manner.

  • Follow CARSTAR’s quality control processes and inspections.

  • Perform assigned duties in a safe and responsible manner that does not expose yourself or other employees to unnecessary risk of injury.

  • Attend daily release meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 2-5 years of auto body collision repair experience required.

  • High School diploma/GED required, collision tech graduate preferred.

  • I-CAR certification or ASE training required.

  • I-CAR welding and ASE Structural (B4) certification strongly preferred.

  • Experience using frame and measuring equipment.

  • History of working independently and in a team environment.

  • Highly organized, able to handle multiple concurrent assignments.

  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record.

  • Must provide own tools (in working order)

  • Must be able to work the following days and hours:Monday – Friday (8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)


Essential physical requirements include:

  • Ability to stoop, bend and kneel, squat, kneel and pulling

  • Extended periods of kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping to complete or inspect repairs.

  • Carry and lift heavy objects (up to 80lbs)

  • Manual dexterity and eye/hand coordination to operate equipment.

  • Standing, sitting and walking

  • Performing repetitive motions


Exposure to:

  • Paint, fumes and particles

  • Dirt / Dust

  • Chemicals / Toxins

  • Varying heat / cold

  • Intermittent noise

Requisition ID: 2022-16337

External Company URL:

Street: 606 Washington Ave N

Line of Business: CARSTAR US