Vehicle Damage Assessor

Clear Careers Limited
£25000 to £35000
03 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vehicle Damage Assessor Walsall £25,000 - £33,000 We work in partnership with a leader in the Automotive field, for crash and accident repairs, and due to internal promotion, we now have a fantastic career opportunity for an experienced Vehicle Estimator / Vehicle Damage assessor for the Walsall location. This job role is a senior VDA Estimator position and requires an experienced person. Job Details: VDA / Estimator / Vehicle Damage Assessor * To inspect damaged vehicles and assess the full extent of the damage sustained, assess the cost of repair and time scales * To identify the correct prescribed repair method * To prepare computerised and manual estimates and to accurately record these, maintaining up-to-date records of all estimates * To obtain from insurance companies authority to proceed with repair to a vehicle and to confirm the cost of the repair * To communicate effectively with customers, engineers and technicians to ensure understanding of correct vehicle repair methodology * To ensure that any amendment to repair work is authorised by the insurance company * Once authorisation has been gained, to liaise with the body shop personnel and make sure that they understand fully the prescribed repair method Job Experience: The Successful VDA / Estimator / Vehicle Damage Assessor will have: * Customer Service and administration experience * ATA qualification or be a time served technician * NVQ Level 1, 2 & 3 * Experience in a body shop or accident repair environment Company benefits: * Workplace Pension * Life Assurance * Employee Assistance Programme * IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support * Child Care Vouchers * Competitive Annual Leave Package * Mobile telephone discount scheme * Car Scheme * 30 Days holiday If you would like to be considered for the Senior VDA / Estimator job role then please send your CV to Callum at Clear Careers, call ***********
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