Career - Vehicle Body Builder

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Vehicle Body Builders will manufacture framework sections in metal, wood, fibreglass and other materials by working from engineering drawings, and by using shaping machinery and all types of welding and cutting equipment. They will form complete frameworks by welding or bolting sections to the vehicle's structure. They will shape the panels used to cover the framework by cutting and attaching panels of sheetmetal, aluminium, stainless steel or reinforced plastic and will fit axles, suspensions and brakes. They will design and fit mechanised equipment, such as winches and hoists, to various types of vehicle chassis and will install door handles, locks and hinges. They will also design and carry out chassis alterations in consultation with engineers, or alter assembly line vehicles to special requirements.
Avg Salary
Australia  $59,956 AUD
United Kingdom  £29,250 GBP
United States of America  $57,398 USD
New Zealand  $65,000 NZD
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