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Body Shop Technician

Company: Peterson Machinery Co.
Location: Eugene
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!

At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers' first choice. We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee's hard work, ingenuity and determination. Our 85 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.

We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement. Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees. We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson's strategic goals and vision. We have high standards for our employees, with good reason. They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.

Why Peterson?

We have high expectations and so do you. You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job. We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees. If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team. You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.

Job Description

Peterson Trucks has an immediate need for an experienced Body Shop Technician at our Eugene, OR location.


This position will perform repairs on bodies and body parts of trucks, busses and other related vehicles according to repair manuals and industry standards, using hand tools and power tools.


The following reflects management's definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign the functions to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Job functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform work as outlined on repair order with speed, quality and thoroughness.

  • Advise Body Shop Supervisor or Manager if additional work is needed that is not on the estimate/repair order or if work outlined is not needed.

  • Perform body and fender repairs on aluminum and steel cabs and perform fiberglass repairs on all makes and models.

  • Perform welding; steel and aluminum, stick, wire feed, etc.

  • Perform body and panel alignment.

  • Prepare vehicle for painting process.

  • Paint vehicles per paint manufacturer's specifications, including priming and sealing.

  • Secure needed parts from Parts Department in order to make necessary repairs by furnishing the proper vehicle information and repair order number. Use adequate, but not excessive, amounts of materials and supplies.

  • Operate all equipment in body shop.

  • Attend required technical schools and training sessions in order to increase and update professional knowledge when available.

  • Maintain a safe working environment and observe all safety procedures, laws, policies and rules. Clean up work area and tools between job assignments.

  • Communicate with internal and external customers in a manner that promotes a positive relationship.

  • Maintain punctual, regular, and predictable attendance.


High school diploma or GED required, Vocational/Technical School preferred; and a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience working in all repairs to steel and aluminum cabs; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience in painting process, fiber glass repair, aluminum and steel welding required. Experience in electrical and chassis preferred.

Peterson Trucks, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.

Keywords: Peterson Machinery Co., Eugene , Body Shop Technician, Other , Eugene, Oregon

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