Become a Member of Our Golden Family
At Golden Collision Center, we take good care of our customers, and you can rest assured that we take good care of our own. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer that’s always looking for talented, hard working individuals who want to build a thriving career in the collision repair industry.
That’s why we encourage you to apply for one of our open roles and join our team of experienced collision repair technicians and our positive and friendly work environment.
Benefits of Working at Golden Collision Center
Working at Golden Collision Center will provide you with:
Why Choose Golden Collision Center?
We believe that there are many reasons why talented and dedicated individuals should apply to work at our collision center in Little Rock, AR. If you are interested in starting your professional journey in the collision repair industry, or if you are an experienced auto body and glass technician looking for new opportunities, we encourage you to reach out to Golden Collision Center.
We have the opportunities you’re looking for to take your career forward, all in a positive work environment and surrounded by a friendly team of like minded people. At Golden Collision Center, we invest in our employees and their professional development.
As a certified auto body shop, it is our pleasure and our obligation to keep investing in our employees by providing external training from the leading manufacturers and organizations. Likewise, we make sure to provide internal, on-the-job training to ensure you continue to develop your skills and achieve your career goals.
Collision Repair Apprenticeship
Embarking on a collision repair apprenticeship at Golden Collision Center is a fantastic opportunity for aspiring automotive professionals. At Golden Collision Center, we believe in empowering our apprentices by allowing them to earn while they learn. Our program, in partnership with the University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech, offers a starting wage of $17 per hour. Moreover, we are committed to fostering growth in our apprentices by guaranteeing regular raises, ensuring that their hard work and dedication are always rewarded. Joining our apprenticeship program not only kickstarts a promising career in the auto body repair industry but also paves the way for a financially rewarding journey.
Golden Collision Center’s collaboration with the University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech ensures a comprehensive and structured learning experience for our apprentices. Through this partnership, apprentices gain access to top-notch education and hands-on training, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the collision repair field. With a focus on practical application and real-world scenarios, our program ensures that apprentices are well-prepared to tackle the challenges of the industry. Join us and let your passion for automotive repair fuel your journey towards a prosperous and fulfilling career, all while earning a competitive wage from day one.
At Golden Collision Center, we are committed to providing fair compensation to our team members. The salaries we offer are directly related to your level of experience and skill. While pay rates may vary based on these factors, we proudly offer our skilled technicians the opportunity to earn upwards of $75,000 per year. We believe that being a repair technician is not only a fulfilling career choice but also a lucrative one. We are dedicated to creating a work environment that values our team members and their contributions, and we are excited to welcome talented individuals to join our team.
We believe that work-life balance is crucial for the health and happiness of our team members. While signing bonuses may seem appealing, we prefer to offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid holidays, time off, and a retirement program match. We recognize that each person’s priorities and preferences may differ, but we are confident that our benefits package will suit the needs of all our team members. We are committed to promoting a positive work environment that values the well-being and satisfaction of our team members.
Most educational institutions in this industry require students to be at least 16 years old, and you’ll need a high school diploma or GED certificate to become a qualified body tech. However, with vocational training and apprenticeship, you can start working on your career early.
As an auto body technician at Golden Collision Center, you’ll have the opportunity to repair and restore any part of a damaged vehicle’s body while adhering to proper repair procedures. You’ll utilize a range of advanced repair tools and methodologies to ensure high-quality repair work and collaborate with other technicians who specialize in specific repair techniques. We are committed to excellence and prioritize our customers’ safety and satisfaction above all else. Whether it’s a small ding or a major collision repair, you’ll work closely with our team to ensure that every repair is performed to the highest standards.
Working in a body shop can vary from one location to another, but at Golden Collision Center, we believe in a collaborative environment with ample support and mutual respect, as well as the most advanced tools of the trade. You’ll be part of a team that values your contributions and is committed to excellence.
At Golden Collision Center, we believe that a candidate’s prior industry knowledge is not a mandatory requirement for the role of an estimator. Instead, we prioritize candidates who possess excellent soft skills and a positive attitude over hard skills alone. Our estimator salaries may vary depending on a candidate’s expertise and experience, but we are pleased to offer our estimators the potential to earn more than $60,000 per year. We place a high value on our team members and their contributions to our company’s success. As a result, we offer fair compensation packages that reflect their dedication and hard work.
Being an estimator requires a specific set of skills and qualities. To be successful in this role, you should have excellent communication skills and enjoy interacting with customers, insurance adjusters, as well as our internal team. As a good negotiator, you should be able to effectively advocate for our customers and ensure they receive the best possible service. Although not necessary, a solid grasp of collision repair methodologies is helpful to accurately estimate repair costs and identify any potential issues that may arise. If you are interested in becoming an estimator, we invite you to apply and become a part of our team.
At Golden Collision Center, we offer a clear career path for those who are interested in pursuing a career in the auto body repair industry. While the career path in a body shop may vary based on your starting position, we provide the opportunity for you to work your way up from an entry-level technician to a specialist in any segment of this trade. As you gain experience and expertise, you may advance to become a paint repair expert, a parts manager, or an A Level technician. We’re committed to promoting from within and providing our team members with the tools and resources they need to succeed.
Entry-level technicians play a crucial role in our organization. As an entry-level technician, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable training in a variety of areas, including vehicle inspection, performing diagnostics, and supervised vehicle repair. Our experienced team members will provide you with the guidance and support you need during your training to ensure that you’re on the right track to becoming a skilled technician. We prioritize the professional growth and development of our team members and provide the resources and tools you need to succeed.
With the continued advancements in vehicle manufacturing, increased implementation of vehicle technology, and smarter and more efficient repair methods being required, we have a very positive outlook on the future of collision repair. The demand for high-quality collision repair services is more important than ever. We are proud to be part of one of the most promising industries that has the power to promote safety and save lives. We are excited that you are considering joining our team and helping us shape the future of collision repair.