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CARSTAR Manassas Collision Center Manassas Park, VA


CARSTAR Manassas Collision Center
Manassas Park, VA
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The prep technician increases the efficiency of the store by ensuring they follow a systematic approach to all repairs. He/she must be highly organized and must keep excellent documentation, in order to minimize losses. He/she must be able to read and understand the estimate to ensure that they have all the parts to be prepped for this job are matched with the estimate. Participate in daily production/release meetings in order to provide key information to managerial staff.


Receiving Vehicle / Validation of Parts

  • When vehicle is assigned (either parts co coordinator or technician) positions in the appropriate preparation stall or staging area, review the work order line items and parts to be painted
  • Check that the dash panel has no warning lights on. Identify any prior damages overlooked on the QA checklist/or related on the supplemental damage sheet
  • Documents supplement sheet and notifies parts / production coordinator all items that are additional damage not on the initial appraisal and that impact the vehicle progressing ahead
  • Sign off on the QA checklist, move vehicle and necessary parts to next production area, notify paint technician assigned to that vehicle
  • Clean and sweep production stall, re inventory as needed. Position your next vehicle in the appropriate stall and restart process

Communication with Production and Management Staff

  • Each morning at 7:45 AM a production meeting will be performed to update vehicle status for the day
  • Daily at 1 PM one-on-one discussions will happen with production coordinator on all the vehicles you are assigned to, this provides an opportunity to update additional damages or parts needed that were overlooked on the original appraisal

Materials and Safety Management

  • Maintain a safe and clean environment in which to work that reflects the working conditions of the company
  • Adopt working habits that are in accordance with the Company Employee Policy/Safety Manual


  • Functional/Technical Knowledge:
    • Knowledge of Mitchell / Audatex / Reynolds
  • Skills & Abilities Required
    • Work independently without close supervision
    • Works well with others & positive work ethic
    • Flexible/adaptable to constant change
    • Highly organized; ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments
    • Ability to prioritize, organize and plan work under own initiative
    • Strong communication skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening)
    • Motivated and follows instructions
    • Works well under pressure


Physical Requirements

  • General physical skills (carrying, lifting – 100 lbs, standing, sitting, walking, reaching)
  • Driving, must have a valid license

On-the-job exposure to the following elements

  • Fumes
  • Dirt
  • Chemicals/Toxins
  • Hazards
  • Heat/Cold
  • Noise

* Duties subject to change


CARSTAR Manassas Collision Center

Manassas Park, VA



Posted date

Over a month ago

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