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TDP Body Technician Apprentice

Longmont, Colorado
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
CO Longmont, Gerber Collision & Glass

We put our team members first. You'll receive a great salary and benefits, and experience the support and opportunity you deserve. You're empowered to make decisions. You control your future.

Job Description:


For this location only - Pay rate: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour 

Gerber Collision & Glass is seeking a body technician trainee for our Technician Development Program. This is a unique experience where we will personally match you with a mentor that best meets your learning style. During this 18-month journey, you will develop your body work skills and continue to challenge yourself to reach the next level. The training will prepare you to be a stand-alone technician upon completion of the program.


  • 2 Weeks PTO 

  • Weekly Pay

  • Health Care

  • Vision

  • Dental

  • 401K + 6% company match

Program Highlights:

  • Potential for a 6 figure income in just 5 years!

  • Gradual raises and bonuses throughout the 18 months

  • Complete set of tools with box valued at $7,000

  • Full-time employment including benefits and paid time off starting day 1

  • Hands-on training, coaching, and development

  • Daily instruction that will prepare you for a career in the collision industry

  • Mentors that care about you succeeding as much as you do

  • Structured curriculum that outlines each phase of your training


  • Assist the mentor in checking all parts for accuracy before starting the repair and notify the parts manager of any incorrect parts or other discrepancies

  • The trainee is responsible for assisting the mentor with all aspects of the repair process, as listed on the repair order under the supervision of a mentor

  • Refit new parts such as; bumpers, fenders, grills, moldings, and other bolt-on items

  • Complete all repairs in a manner such that the repaired areas are restored to the original manufacturer's specifications, including door, hood, and deck alignments, chassis and frame measurements, and welded on unibody parts

  • Maintain high levels of quality control


  • 18 years of age

  • Ability to work full-time, 40 hours a week

  • Lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Have a valid driver's license

  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Ability to effectively communicate and take direction from superiors

  • Ability to read and understand a work order

  • High School Diploma/ GED preferred

  • Please note that you do not need any collision experience or training to be considered for this role. Experience is a bonus, but not required!

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Questions? Text/Call Giovanni at 916-531-95

At Gerber, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

**Gerber Collision & Glass is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.**


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  • Job Reference: 701662632-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Boyd Group
  • Location: Longmont, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent