January 25, 2018
RICHARDSON, Texas (Jan. 25, 2017) — Service King Collision Repair Centers® today announced it has officially accepted and welcomed 42 new auto body repair technicians to its growing Apprentice Development Program at locations in five different states across the U.S.
To kick off the newest 2018 class, Service King hosted celebratory signing events at nine different Service King locations. The 2018 class features apprentices from Texas, Washington, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Illinois.
“The entire Service King family is thrilled to welcome the latest class of apprentice technicians,” said Tyra Bremer, Service King Vice President of Talent Development. “It is exciting to witness our apprenticeship program continue to grow and provide immersive training opportunities to aspiring technicians from across the country. We look forward to equipping and training each of the 42 technicians who joined our family this week to prosper in the next chapter of their careers.”
Service King’s Apprentice Development Program provides technicians an unrivaled one-year training program under the guidance of an experienced and certified Apprentice Supervisor. In December, the program officially earned certification by the U.S. Department of Labor, paving the way for additional growth and opportunity for skilled workers to advance their careers in the collision repair field.
Those interested in the program are encouraged to visit www.ServiceKing.com/careers to learn more and contact a Service King recruiting representative. Service King’s program aims to attract top talent from recognized technical schools across the country to confront the well-documented demand for skilled labor with an innovative solution.
The immersive approach to Service King’s Apprentice Development Program features a proprietary curriculum developed with insight from master auto body technicians, management and leading experts from across the industry.
The Apprentice Development Program officially launched in 2015 and has graduated more than 125 certified auto body technicians into its workforce.
For more information on the organization, or to find a local Service King repair center, visit www.ServiceKing.com and follow the company on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
ABOUT SERVICE KING COLLISION REPAIR CENTERS
Service King Collision Repair Centers®, with more than 40 years of experience in the automotive repair industry, is a leading national operator of comprehensive, high-quality collision repair facilities. The organization is consistently recognized for its commitment to customer satisfaction, quality workmanship and giving back to the industry through innovative training and recruiting initiatives. Service King traces its roots back to Dallas, Texas and founder Eddie Lennox who opened the very first Service King in 1976. Today, Service King operates locations in 24 states across the U.S. In 2015, Service King was named the No. 1 Best Place to Work by both the Dallas and San Antonio Business Journals. For more information and to find a local Service King, visitwww.ServiceKing.com and follow Service King news on Facebook and Twitter.