Key responsibilities of the job

Conducting vehicle trimmer maintenance tasks, including technical inspection and classification within time frames specified in Work Orders to the required Work Standards and/or the standard detailed in materiel specific instructions.

 

This may include:

  • Installing, repairing and replacing the exterior trim of vehicles such as door trims of a vehicle using hand-tools and portable power tools so that proper wrapping techniques are applied
  • Installing, repairing and replacing the interior trim of vehicles such as seats, linings, floor coverings, door-armrests of a vehicle using hand-tools and portable power tools so that proper customised upholstery techniques are applied
  • Creating Templates for re-application of badges, removing badges
  • Modifying the seats, upholstery, roof and door linings, and floor coverings of a vehicleand assembling line vehicles to special requirements
  • Cutting and shaping panels of sheet-metal, aluminium and reinforced plastic and attaching to frameworks using hand and power tools
  • Selecting and cutting pieces of fabric, vinyl and leather and sewing pieces together using heavy-duty sewing machines
  • Preparing framework sections in metal, wood, fibreglass and other materials using shaping machines and cutting and welding equipment
  • Measuring to determine location of other fixtures, such as curtains, handles, signal cords, and door hardware, using gauges, and secures fixtures in place, using screwdrivers and portable power tools
  • Attaching door trims, rubber seals, locks and handles, bolting door tracks and posts to side of car, using impact wrench, guiding door into tracks, using hoist, and positioning and fastening windows in casings, using screwdrivers
  • Bolting, screwing, riveting and welding sections together to form complete frameworks and ensuring that all bolts and clips are installed back to factory standard, or how it arrived
  • Manufacturing work according to drawings and sketches
  • Re-assembling all the vehicle parts ensuring the vehicle can function correctly
  • Checking all electronics (lights, mirrors, sensors etc.) are functioning correctly once wrapping process has been completed
  • Taking notice/record of any broken/missing parts and notifying Manager, reporting all warranty requests to manager and take note of recurring problems

 

To be a successful candidate it is essential that you

 

Have the right education

  • Diploma in light vehicle repairs & maintenance or Diploma in vehicle trimming
  • Apprenticeship in light vehicle repairs, & maintenance, vehicle fitting and vehicle parts, vehicle body & paint or vehicle trimming

 

Are well-trained and experienced

To be a successful candidate it is essential that you:

  • Have at least 3-year experience in automotive industry as a vehicle repairer, vehicle trimmer or vehicle body builder
  • Have at least 1-year experience in luxury car industry

Possess the suitable knowledge

ü Knowledge of inspecting light vehicles using prescribed methods in the automotive environment

ü Knowledge of materials, fabrics, tools, measuring devices used in the automotive environment (as a part of your formal education)

ü Knowledge in supporting job roles within automotive industry

Possess the suitable skills

ü You will demonstrate skills in inspecting light vehicles using prescribed methods in the automotive environment

ü You will demonstrate skills inmaterials, fabrics, tools, measuring devices used in the automotive environment (as a part of your formal education)

ü  You will demonstrate skillsin health, safety in the automotive environment

ü  You will excel in manual and practical work

ü  You will demonstrate technical skills, attention to detail and good hand-eye coordination

ü  You will demonstrate skills self-motivation with a keen drive to exceed expectations

  • You will demonstrate skills a strong and reliable work ethic

ü  You are highly proficient in spoken and written English

ü  You have a clear police check

 

Working conditions

As a Vehicle Trimmer, you will be to work regular Monday to Friday hours, but may need to work evenings or weekends in order to meet deadlines and work on projects. You might need to travel locally to meet with clients regarding projects and objectives.

 

Remuneration

$65,500 excl. superannuation

 

How to apply

If you are interested in this job, please email your resume to accounts@visualadvertisingsolutions.com.au.

 

Please note that there is currently no close date. We will screen applications as they’re received and may choose to close this ad once we receive sufficient interest. Apply today to avoid missing out!