Body And Fender Specialist

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Posted by: U.S. Postal Service on Aug 25, 2020



Job Description:

1. Diagnoses and locates defects in automotive body structures and determines the remedy or method of repair.
2. Dissassembles and reassembles body structures to align and adjust them properly; straightens and aligns frames.
3. Inserts panels and sections, rivets and/or welds them in place, and refinishes for painting.
4. Performs gas or electric welding, brazing, and soldering on various types and thicknesses of metals, choosing correct materials for the various kinds of work.
5. Performs repairs such as filling, patching, and paneling on non-metallic structures such as fiberglass and other plastic materials.
6. Fills damaged parts of metal bodies with solder, putty, fiberglass, and other plastics and refinishes for painting.
7. Repairs or replaces such parts as windshield posts, seat parts, and operators partitions.
8. Adjusts, repairs, or replaces doors, hardware, glass, and other related parts.
9. Repairs or rebuilds motor vehicle seats.
10. Uses hand and power tools of the trade such as hammers, spoons, files, dolly blocks, grinders, buffers, drills, frame aligners, and alignment indicators, reshapers, micrometers, thickness guages, scales, dividers, calipers, etc.
11. Reads specifications and drawings to determine dimensions, shapes, materials, finishes, etc.

Education Level:

High school or ged

Pay Rate:

$40,000 to $60,000

Security Clearance:


Travel Requirements:


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About U.S. Postal Service

The United States Postal Service® has a long history of providing career opportunities to veterans, reservists, and their family members. USPS currently employs over 113,000 Military members and Veterans and Military Service is treated as prior employment. USPS values the leadership, reliability, and high-tech skills veterans bring to the organization, as well as their loyalty, leadership ability, reliability, and integrity. USPS offers careers in accounting, business, finance, logistics, marketing, sales, and human resources. We encourage our employees to become involved in every area of business operations from corporate leadership to everyday management. Cross-functional opportunities range from administrative and technical support functions to processing and delivery operations.

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