Panel Beater Job Description

A panel beater is a person who changes a flat vehicle back to its pre-damaged condition.

The panel beater’s role is to assess the extent of the damage and determine if the vehicle can be repaired.

Vehicle manufacturers always state that their vehicles are repairable.

However, when a vehicle suffers from a serious dent or scratch, the panel beater’s job is to determine whether it is repairable.

If it is repairable, the panel beater has to resurface the damaged area to make it flush with the rest of the vehicle.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a panel beater to join our team. We're a busy shop and we're always looking for talented people to join us. If you're a panel beater and you're looking for a new challenge, we'd love to hear from you.

Panel Beater Duties:

  • Maintain and service vehicles for interior and exterior appearance
  • Provide tire and battery replacement services
  • Perform regular maintenance on vehicles and diagnose mechanical issues
  • Repair or replace damaged parts
  • Co-ordinate with other technicians on vehicles
  • Perform minor electrical and climate control repairs

Panel Beater Responsibilities:

  • Raise & lower cars & maintain workshop area
  • Carry out all repairs, if necessary, using own tools (eg spanners, hammer)
  • Maintain workshop area clean and tidy
  • Carry out general cleaning duties
  • Attend to the all vehicles repairs
  • Assist other workshop staff as required
  • Assist with painting

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Requirements And Skills:

  • 2+ years experience as a Panel Beater
  • Knowledge of basic Body shop procedures
  • Experience in welding, bodywork and panel beating
  • Knowledge of vehicle component replacement, body repair and painting
  • Knowledge of vehicle makes and models
  • Knowledge of vehicle workshop

At [Company Name], we're committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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