Bodyshop Estimator / Vehicle Damage Assessor

Recruiter
SCOPE PERSONNEL LIMITED
Location
Manchester
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a Prestige Bodyshop based in Manchester is looking for an experienced VDA Estimator

The successful candidate will be an experienced Vehicle Damage Assessor (VDA) / Bodyshop Estimator and have the following skills and experience:

Duties:

  • 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

Experience required:

  • Technical skills, knowledge and experience of a body shop or accident repair environment
  • Technical and engineering experience
  • ATA qualification or be an experience VDA
  • Knowledge of current estimating systems i.e. Audatex, Glassmatix

Company benefits include:

  • IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support
  • Workplace Pension
  • Career Development & Training
  • Retail Discount
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Skills training from Manufacturers
  • Car Scheme