Vehicle Damage Assessor

Recruiter
Clear Careers LTD
Location
Doncaster
Salary
£27000 - £32000/annum
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Vehicle Damage Assessor
Doncaster
£27,000 OTE £32,000

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 Doncaster 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

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
• 30 Days holiday
• Free Parking
• ATA training

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