Structural Technician

Role Description

Restores structural dimensions and structural integrity to collision damaged vehicles. He or she uses measuring and frame equipment to diagnose damage and return damaged frame or unibody parts to manufacturer’s specifications. Hand tools and power tools are used to remove or repair damaged parts, weld and properly install new parts. This individual works with a variety of materials and joining technologies used in automotive manufacturing such as, but not limited to, mild steels, high-strength steels, ultra-high-strength steels, aluminum, carbon fiber, plastics, glass, electrical and mechanical parts, and joining processes such as welding, rivet bonding, MIG brazing and spot welding.

Pro Level 1 Courses

Hazardous Airborne Pollutants

Online

0.75 hrs

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Online

0.75 hrs

Hybrid Vehicle Identification and Damage Analysis

Online

1 hr

Safety Data Sheets and Labels

Online

0.5 hrs

Vehicle Construction Material Types

Online

1 hr

Vehicle Protection During the Repair Process

Online

0.5 hrs

Working Safely Around Hazardous Materials

Online

1 hr

Workplace Safety

Online

0.5 hrs

Fixed Glass Removal and Installation

Online

1 hr

Steel GMA Welding Theory

Online

1 hr

Pro Level 2 Courses

Advanced High-Strength Steel

Online

0.75 hrs

Aluminum Vehicle Overview

Online

1 hr

Introduction to MIG Brazing

Online

0.75 hrs

Introduction to Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding

Online

1.5 hrs

Introduction to Three-Dimensional Measuring

Online

1.25 hrs

MIG Brazing Hands-On Skills Development

Live

4 hrs

Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding Hands-On Skills Development

Live

4 hrs

Training and Certification: Steel GMA Welding

Live

8 hrs

Understanding the Cycle Time Process

Live

3 hrs

Pro Level 3 Courses

Full-Frame/Unitized Structure Pulling Strategy and Planning

Virtual

1.5 hrs

Part Replacement at Factory Seams

Online

1 hr

Sectioning Overview

Online

1 hr

Sectioning Scenarios

Virtual

1.5 hrs

Training and Certification: Steel Sectioning

Live

8 hrs

Full Frame/Unitized Structure Pulling Overview

Online

1.5 hrs