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James W. Gerbec

James Gerbec

Position Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Automotive Trades
Office Location: School of Applied Technology
Office Phone: 607-587-3129


  • SUNY at Alfred - AOS in Auto Body - 1974
  •  I-CAR Training Collision Repair
  •  I-CAR Training Instructor Collision Repair
  •  Painter Certification and Instructor Certification
  •  Plastic Repair Certification
Teaching Overview: 
  •  Collision Repair and Estimating
  •  Rust Repair and Paint basics 
  •  Major Refinishing Color Blending
  •  Frame Repair and Complete Wreck Repair
  •  Custom painting


Professional Experience: 

1999-Present                Alfred State College

Assistant Professor for Auto Collision Department

  •  Teaches frame repair, paint refinishing, computer estimating & shop operations, shop budget, body shop operation, & V.I.C.A. competition.
  •  1982-1999 - Gabe's Collision - Repair, refinishing, estimating, training & shop supervision, computerized frame measuring, cost & production control.
  •  1974 - 1982 - Shop supervision estimating, customer service, collision & frame repair, auto refinishing, training & production control
  •  Assessment
  •  Curriculum Review & Articulation
  •  Equipment Committee
  •  Auto Body Review Committee ( NATF review )

Student Orientations, Open Houses & as Usher at Graduation