ABOUT US

 332 m² PAINT WORKSHOP

1 Lowbake Craftsman Spray Booth (Equipped with breathable air)
1 Monarch Spray Booth (Equipped with breathable air)
3 Bay Infrared drying bank
2X Velocity GPI Dustless workstations
Dual system paint bank
Computerised colour matching system
Powerclean Water and Solvent Spray gun cleaner
Uniram Solvent Recycling system
3 x Trade Qualified Spray Painters

510 m² PANEL BEATING WORKSHOP

549 m² HEAVY STRUCTURAL REPAIR WORKSHOP

2 Car-o-Liner Alignment Benches
Car-o-Tronic Measure System
Floor Pot Pulling System
EZI Methods – Full access to all makes & models of vehicles’ repair methods
2x CEA Digistar 2000 Pulse Inverter Welders on 2 drawer kit trolleys – Capabilities:  MIG welder – steel, aluminium & bronze. DC Arc Stick Welder, TIG Capable.
1x Bodyman A3D Dent Pullers
2x Mirka Dust Free Sanding Stations
2x Rupes Dustless Sanders
6x Retractable Airlines
Welding Screen
Chicago Pneumatic CPA 20 Screw Compressor
5x Trade Qualified Panel Beaters
1x 1st year Panel Beating Apprentice

207 m² MECHANICAL WORKSHOP

New Generation 3D Wheel Alignment System: XCEL-2 – John Bean PRO 42 Premium Software
1x 4 Post 4 Tonne 3 Phase Wheel Alignment Hoist with 2 Jacking beams, Remote Control
1x 2 Post Hoist
1x Full Auto 4 in 1 A/C Service Station – Robinair
G Scan2 Scanning Tool – Offers In-depth diagnostic capabilities
Champion Marathon CSI 7.5 screw Compressor
1X Trade Qualified Petrol and Diesel Motor Mechanic – (A-Grade)
Refrigerant Licence No:  AU 37144

Our friendly team will ensure your repair experience will be pleasant and stress-free. Some of our staff have kindly volunteered to be featured on our website.

Karen

Director

Karen been with A&L Smash Repairs for over 7 years, two of those years she has been a co-director of the company. Along with her family, she immigrated to Australia in 2009 from South Africa. There, she ran her own Detailing business alongside the family Mechanical Workshop for 5 years. Prior to that she worked in the banking industry for 16 years.  Karen has undergone training in customer service, marketing, conflict management and human resources which she uses today to keep the business running smoothly and effectively. At A&L she is responsible for finances and operations (including safety, training, human resources, marketing and administration management). It gives her great pleasure to know that her business is able to deliver a product that is repaired to industry standards and seeing staff happy at work taking pride in what they do. Fun Fact: Karen is a musician and has played the piano since she was four years of age.

 

Peter

Trade-Qualified Panel beater

Peter has worked at A&L for over 25 years. He is an I-CAR Platinum Individual, having completed many courses with I-CAR to further his knowledge and broaden his skills. He explains that it is his responsibility as a Panel Beater to “maintain a high level of workmanship whilst complying with owner/insurance, company/government and employer directives”. Peter loves working with car and always has. Fun Fact: Peter enjoys puzzles in his spare time.

Trevor

Trade-Qualified Panel beater

Trevor is an I-CAR Platinum Individual and has worked at A&L for many years. He has experience dismantling cars at a wrecking business and spent 4 years at another panel shop stripping down and fitting up cars. Trevor acknowledges that it is his responsibility to follow rules and regulations set by insurance companies, Workplace Health and Safety, vehicle manufacturers and management at A&L. He also recognizes the importance of always reading worksheets provided when repairing a vehicle. Fun Fact: Trevor is a prankster/joker and has many talents, too many to list.

David

Trade-Qualified Spray Painter

David is an I-CAR Platinum Individual. He has been a part of the A&L team for 1 year and has been working at panel shops for most of his working life. He is responsible for managing the paint shop and ensuring that vehicles are painted and jobs are completed on time. He enjoys everything about his job. Fun Fact: David won the A&L Top Gun Quiz in 2016

Jemma

Operations Officer/Marketing Manager

In May 2015 Jemma began working at A&L Smash Repairs. Prior to A&L she completed a Certificate III in Business, Certificate II in Workplace Practices and has 5+ years experience in customer service roles. She has a current First Aid & CRP Certificate and is A&L’s First Aid Officer. Some of Jemma’s responsibilities include liaison with customers and insurance companies, payroll and digital marketing. Her favourite aspect of her position is returning much-loved vehicles to happy customers.   Fun Fact: Jemma is a supporter of pineapple on pizza.

Dalene

Administration Assistant/Parts

At the end on 2015 Dalene became part of the A&L family. In South Africa she worked a newspaper company and an engineering business where she developed valuable skills which she uses today at the office. Dalene is responsible for ordering parts, sending quotes to customers and insurance companies and accounts management. She enjoys the fast-paced and busy environment at A&L Smash Repairs. Fun Fact: Dalene enjoys (at least) 3 sugars in her coffee. This may be the cause of her sweet personality.

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(Our lovely office team: Jemma, Karen and Dalene)