Vehicle Damage Assessor or Estimator

Reference:
J6579
Sector:
Industrial
Salary:
£30,000 to £35,000 Per Annum
Town/City:
Sidcup
Contract Type:
Permanent
Vehicle Damage Assessor or Estimator

Permanent

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum

Sidcup, Kent

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Vehicle Damage Assessor, from either Bodyshop or Accident Repair background.

An ATA or VDA qualification would be a distinct advantage.

Duties:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • ATA qualification or be a time served technician would be an advantage
  • NVQ Level 1, 2 & 3
  • VDA / Vehicle damage assessor experience

Please get in touch with Leanne on 01708 524 332.
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