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Body Shop Estimator (Full-Time)

 

Job Title: Estimator 

SUMMARY

Appraises vehicle damage to determine cost of repair for insurance claim settlement.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Examines damaged vehicle to determine extent of structural, body, mechanical, electrical, 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.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Percentage of Work Time Spent on Activity

0%-24%

25%-49%

50%-74%

75%-100%

Seeing: Must be able to read a computer

 

 

 

X

Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with employees

 

 

 

X

Standing/Walking/Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling

 

 

 

X

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing

 

 

X

 

Fingering/grasping/feeling: Must be able to use a computer, fax machine, copier

 

 

 

X

 Working Conditions

The work environment is typical of a shop environment; working indoors and outdoors and exposed to all weather conditions. This includes exposure to chemicals and exposure to sounds and noise that are distracting. Duties are performed in a close physical proximity to other people.

 Equipment & Machines Used

Includes but not limited to various shop tools and equipment and company and customer vehicles.

 Reporting Relationships

Reports to the Body Shop Manager.

 Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Job Knowledge/Skills Required

Experience in customer relations and telephone handling recommended.

Valid Drivers License.

Woodhouse Auto Family

Job Title

Body Shop Estimator (Full-Time)

Company

Woodhouse Auto Family

Location

Blair, NE

More Info

 
Date Posted: 
Job Type:  Full-time Employee
Compensation:  Hourly Wage
Hours:  40+ hours per week; M-F 730am-530pm, Sat (rotation)
Occupational Category:  43-4051.00 Customer Service Representatives
Zipcode:  68008
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