Vehicle Service Technician, Collision Painter

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



At Lyft, our mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization. Lyft understands that the future of a seamless, amazing mobility experience requires more than a great app and great drivers. It also requires a great vehicle. This is why we've reimagined our Driver Hubs to include new vehicle services that will not only improve the experience for our customers but also reduce some of the challenges that come with being a driver. Our in-house vehicle service centers, where drivers will get high quality, affordable maintenance and repair with lightning speed will be building out quickly. As a Collision Technician at Lyft, you will report to our Vehicle Service Manager and will be responsible for the learning, execution, certification and improvement of our work standards and processes, which are an integral part of our overall vehicle service system. Your role as a member of our team, as is everyone's, is to focus on the improvement of the whole system, so that our customer is better served. This work requires teaming, respect, problem solving and collaboration with all parts of our organization, always keeping our customers and fulfilling their needs as the target. The work is to better understand how your work affects all the other pieces of the process so that when all work interacts, better outcomes are created. Responsibilities: * Act as the highest quality paint repair technician * Provide training, assistance, and mentoring of technicians * Use a logical, structured approach towards finding solutions to problems * Flexibility to work in any area of the collision center * Maintain a clean and safe work environment on a continuous basis and comply with Lyft's repair, safety, and regulatory guidelines * Maintains and executes system standards and visual management * Achieves ongoing technical and process training and certification * Responsible for performing and documenting daily equipment inspections and ensuring equipment is ready for use * Operate a variety of hand, power, and shop tools * Partner with team members to drive efficiency and resolve complex issues Experience: * 10+ years of professional Automotive Collision Repair experience as a painter * Ability to spray waterborne and solvent based paint to the highest OEM quality standards * Ability to mix and spray primers, sealers and adhesion promoters using the latest computer software and mixing equipment * Understanding and ability to use a spectrophotometer camera to read the vehicle color for prime and variants, finding the best blendable color match * Deep understanding and knowledge of all paint tooling and equipment with the ability to perform maintenance on all equipment at the highest level * Ability to prepare the surface of steel and aluminum panels before the painting process begins * Ability to mask vehicles efficiently * OEM, ASE, or ICAR certifications preferred * Must have a basic level of computer proficiency * Must have a valid unrestricted driver's license * Have and maintain a satisfactory driving record and be insurable under Lyft's policy * Ability to use basic hand tools * Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs * Capable of standing, walking, and completing repeated physical actions and functions for ~8 hours per day * Benefits: * Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options * Mental health benefits * In addition to observed holidays, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off * 401(k) plan to help save for your future * 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible * Pre-tax commuter benefits * Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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