Vehicle Damage Assessor

Recruiter
Skilltech Recruitment Ltd
Location
Chessington, Greater London
Salary
£35000/annum + 10% Commission (£8,000 per annum)
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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 Chessington location.

This job role is a 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

If you would like to be considered for the VDA / Estimator job role then please send your CV to Alana at Skilltech or call (Apply online only)