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Paint Technician - Collision Center Sarasota

Some places make getting a car repaired as stressful as being in an accident. Not at AutoNation. Every day, thousands of customers rely on us to make their cars drive as good as new again. As one of our trusted Collision Technicians, you’ll help men and women get back on the road with safe, reliable vehicles — and peace of mind. And because we’re the nation’s largest retailer, we offer many opportunities for advancement in all areas of the company. Join us and drive your career in the direction you’ve always dreamed of taking it.

  • Full Time
  • Paid Uniforms
  • Paid Training
  • Retention & Employee Referral Bonuses

Success Profile

What makes a successful Collision Technician at AutoNation?
Check out the top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Technologically savvy 10
  • Problem-solver 8
  • Efficient 9
  • Responsible 10
  • Detail-oriented 10
  • Trustworthy 9


  • Analytical
  • Helpful
  • Organized
  • Results-driven
  • Focused
  • Logical
  • Productive
  • Self-starter
“Fun and fast past work environment, your co-workers will turn in to great friends, there is some room for advancement if you show an interest and work hard at your current position.” - Collision Technician


  • Medical insurance

    Choose from several plan providers, such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, or other additional full insured options.

  • Dental insurance

    Visit the dentist and receive preventive and diagnostic services at little or no cost.

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

    Contribute up to $2,550 in tax-free funds in our optional health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts.

  • Financial incentives

    Save hundreds of thousands of dollars off your insurance premiums by taking a free biometric screening provided by AutoNation.

  • Basic life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance

    Provided by AutoNation at no cost to you.

  • Disability insurance

    Continue receiving a source of income if you are unable to work because of illness, pregnancy or non-job-related injury.

Job Details

Job ID 2018-84228 Date posted 02/13/2018 Job Location Sarasota, Florida Job Type Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

The Paint Technician is accountable for the painting of various body parts of a vehicle in accordance with the standard specification to quality of job and to ensure satisfaction of the Customer and the Company.

Who Would I Interact With?
This position interacts daily with Customers, Technicians, Parts Associates, Collision Associates, Cashiers, Sales Managers, just to name a few. 

What are the day-to-day responsibilities?

  • Assessing and analyzing the damaged areas to prep for painting
  • Preparing the correct color tint to match proper paint color
  • Painting the vehicles with a high level of efficiency and quality
  • Establishes a finished product which adheres to factory and dealership procedures when performing warranty work
  • Maintaining work area in a clean and orderly manner

What are the requirements for this job?

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information
  • Two years of experience in a dealership position (preferred)
  • General knowledge of vehicle mechanical operations
  • I-CAR Certification (preferred)
  • ASE certification (preferred)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to operate an automobile

AutoNation is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

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