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Body Shop Technician

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Listing Status: Active
  • Date Posted: 2024-05-15 05:11

Job Description

Welcome! Thanks for stopping by. We’re excited that you’re considering Nussbaum as the next step in your career! You might be wondering what we’re all about, so here’s a quick overview:

  • We are Employee-Owned. All of our people receive an ownership stake in the company via our ESOP.
  • We are Purpose Driven. Our goal is to make a positive impact through each interaction. Therefore, character and integrity are essential.
  • We celebrate faith & family. We believe God owns this business and we’re just stewards for a season.
  • Innovation is our thing. We’re bent on continuous improvement and crushing expectations. We aren’t afraid to try something new.
  • We enjoy being at work. The transportation industry is hectic, but we do our best to have fun along the way 😊.

Does this match what you’re looking for? 

Now, for those job details:

We’re expanding our team of Diesel Technicians by adding a Body Technician at our new shop in Hudson, IL! In this role, you will perform body repairs on semi-trucks and possibly some trailers. You’ll need a safety-first mindset, strong organizational skills, and ideally 1+ years of experience as a heavy-duty collision repair technician. We need working equipment ready to go at all times, so this role is critical to Nussbaum’s success! Your duties include:

  • Managing tractor painted parts inventory
  • Repairing and painting parts
  • Making small to medium repairs to tractors
  • Write estimates when needed on equipment you are working on
  • Verify and inspect work performed by other shops while the tractor was out on the road
  • Recondition trucks for sale
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Maintain an organized, stocked, and clean work area
  • All other duties as assigned by your supervisor


  • Full-time position: hiring for 1st
  • Shift availability based on company needs at the time of hire.
  • Location: 19336 N 1425 E Rd. Hudson IL 61748.

Compensation, Benefits, & Perks

  • Pay range: Based on skills and experience.
  • Annual Boot Allowance – $100
  • Health, vision, & dental insurance.
  • Life & disability insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options for health & child daycare.
  • 401(k) match.
  • ESOP account – company-funded supplemental retirement account, in addition to the 401(k).
  • Paid holidays & escalating PTO.
  • Food days! Once per month, enjoy a free gourmet lunch served by fellow employee owners (the committee rotates month to month).
  • Company Wellness Program – programs and incentives for a healthier, active lifestyle! (points combined with GrowRED to be redeemed from our rewards catalog).
  • Professional development opportunities.
    • Tech Training.
    • Personal Development.

Job Requirements

Desired Skills

  • Experience working on the Freightliner Cascadia platform.
  • Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and other automotive systems.
  • Able to navigate online resource material and recommended practices.
  • Safety-first mindset.
  • Team player – interacts well with others, respectful, gives/receives feedback with grace and honesty.
  • Desires continual learning – always looking to grow, both personally and professionally.
  • Effective communication with colleagues and superiors.
  • Experience with cab & sheet metal repair, composite repair, bonding, surface preparation, fiberglass repair, alignment, and welding
  • Basic toolkit and toolbox. (DA sander, grinder, basic hand tools, sockets, wrenches and impact gun)

Qualifications (Preferred but not required)

  • 1+ Years experience working in heavy duty collision industry
  • Ability to paint and perform heavy duty collision repair
  • Welding certificate or 1+ year of experience
  • PPG Painting Certified.

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