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Body Shop Estimator

Job Title: Body Shop Estimator

Department: Service

Reports To: Service Manager

 


 

Job Summary – This position is responsible for Appraises vehicle damage to determine cost of repair for insurance claim settlement.

 


 

Job Duties

  • Examines damaged vehicle to determine extent of structural, body, mechanical or interior damage.
  • Estimates cost of labor and parts to repair or replace each damaged item.
  • Reviews repair cost estimates with body shop manager or foreman.
  • In the event of a disagreement with manager or foreman on repair cost, arranges to have damage appraised by another appraiser to resolve the situation.
  • Determines feasibility of repair versus replacement of parts, such as bumpers, fenders and doors.
  • Evaluates practicality of repair as opposed to payment of vehicle market value before accident.
  • Determines salvage value on total vehicle loss.
  • Prepares insurance forms to indicate repair cost estimates and recommendations.
  • Estimates cost of repainting, converting to special purposes or customizing undamaged vehicles.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
     

 

Requirements

  • Excellent ability to read, comprehend, write, and speak English.
  • Ability to perform intermediate math.
  • Ability to handle cash and credit card transactions.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated within the framework of a team.
  • Positive interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to display initiative, work with limited supervision and follow instructions within the framework of a team.
  • Ability to timely multitask while working in a fast pace environment.
  • Exhibit excellent attention to detail and commitment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work with diverse cultures and teams in a friendly, productive manner.
  • Must be able to multitask while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Computer competency required at an intermediate level or higher. 
  • Strong knowledge of vehicle parts on all system and components in order to communicate with international suppliers and find new opportunities by spotting trends in the market.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

When starting with Car City as a Body Shop Estimator, you’ll start earning between CI$37,000.00 and CI$41,000.00 annually, plus benefits package. As you progress with the company within this role, opportunities for a pay increase will be determined through annual evaluations.

Application submission deadline: January 25th, 2022