Vehicle Damage Assessor

Clear Careers Limited
£25000 to £35000
03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Vehicle Damage Assessor


£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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