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National Express Paint Body Tech in South Holland, Illinois


South Holland, Illinois Commercial Body Shop

National Express LLC (NELLC) is the North American subsidiary of National Express Group, PLC, one of the premier transportation firms in the United Kingdom. We operate across 34 states and three provinces. All organizations share a strong commitment to provide the highest level of transportation safety, quality transportation, outstanding customer service and positive employee relations. National Express School (NEXS) operates more than 22,500 school buses, serves more than 550 school districts in 31 states and three provinces, and transports more than 1.3 million students on a daily basis. National Express Transit (NEXT) operations transport more than 22 million passengers annually with more than 2,800 vehicles. National Express Shuttle (WeDriveU) serves more than nine million corporate and university passengers annually. NELLC’s corporate headquarters, located in Lisle, Illinois, houses the administrative and corporate support functions for the organization. Our 290 local customer service centers (CSCs) are supported by regional operations teams located throughout North America. Learn more at

We are currently seeking a Body Technician for our Customer Service Center (CSC) in South Holland, Illinois

The Body Shop Technician is responsible for all body related aspects on various vehicle types. Under direct supervision of immediate supervisor or Tech 1, he/she will perform the appropriate work needed to get the vehicle back to OEM condition. This includes but not limited to: welding, fiber glassing, fabricating, sanding, painting, etc. All Technicians will comply with safety and compliance procedures and continue to learn new methods of body repair and procedures. All Technicians will be responsible for a well-maintained worked area and keeping the workplace hazard free and safe. Everyone will be expected to keep our facilities clean and in a presentable manner.


  • Works under the direct supervision of immediate supervisor or Tech I to receive hands-on training.

  • Automotive repairing/painting for buses, motor coaches and other commercial use vehicles.

  • Performs assigned vehicle and facility maintenance related duties as assigned in a safe and timely manner

  • Arranges for and obtains appropriate inspections and approval of all repairs before vehicle is released from maintenance facility.

  • Performs road calls and on the road repairs as assigned.

  • Test-drives vehicles to ensure problem resolution.

  • Ensures proper work methods and techniques and ensure compliance with all applicable Federal, State/Provincial and local regulations, requirements, standards and specifications and company policies.

  • Ensures the maintenance of a clean, safe, effective and efficient work environment including Identifying and making recommendations to resolve unsafe maintenance conditions or practices.

  • Maintains work, time and material and equipment maintenance logs and records for self.

  • Prepares, completes and submits paperwork on time and correctly on vehicle maintenance.




  • Must successfully pass screening.

  • High School Diploma (GED equivalent) or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Two years’ experience in automotive or truck technical repair hands-on and/or two years of vocational training.

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Valid appropriate licenses and/or certification required to operate company vehicles in assigned location must be obtained within 90 days

  • Possession of tools required for the position as outlined in the Tool Requirements Policy (except for the state of California).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job: Maintenance Field US Transit

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-South Holland-Chicago Transit Body Shop, IL

Work Locations Chicago Transit Body Shop, IL (7065_Chicago Transit Body Shop, IL)109 West 162nd StreetC/O Durham 7065South Holland, 60473

Organization Transit

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Job Level Individual Contributor

Job Shift Day Job

Travel No

Req ID: 212358