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Body Shop Estimator- Sunroad Collision Center

Company: Sunroad Auto LLC d/b/a Kearny Mesa Ford Kia
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Body Shop Estimator- Sunroad Collision Center Job Summary: The Body Shop Estimator will be expected to appropriately appraise vehicle damage to determine the cost of repair for insurance claim settlements. This includes visual inspection of the vehicle. The Body Shop Estimator will prepare itemized work orders and listing the cost of parts and labor. Responsibilities: -Checking affected vehicles to determine the amount of structural, body, mechanical or interior damage. -Calculating cost of labor and parts to fix or replace each affected item and estimate the salvage value of the total vehicle loss. -Analyzing repair cost estimates and communicating with the collision repair manager or foreman. Arranging a second appraisal if necessary. -Reviewing cost effectiveness of repair versus replacement of parts. -Determining fees associated with repainting, converting to special purposes or customizing undamaged vehicles. -Filling out insurance claim forms to indicate repair or replacement cost estimates and recommendations. -Determining feasibility of repair versus pre-accident market value payment. - Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications: -As with all positions within dealerships, Body Shop Estimators are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards and be customer service orientated. -A career as a Collision Body Shop Estimator requires strong interest or knowledge in body repair. -Must be comfortable with computer software programs. Experience with Summit Shop Management software a plus but not required. -Must have good technical and communication skills. -An employee working in the collision repair shop must possess the ability to give strong attention to detail, as well as have an interest in automotive repair and technology. -This position requires the highest ethical standards in every aspect of the job. Required Skills/Abilities: - Extensive knowledge of all aspects of vehicle repair. - Excellent mechanical repair skills. - Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. - Ability to visually diagnose mechanical issues. - Proficient with computer diagnostic equipment and software. - Ability to read service and repair manuals. - Ability to perform repairs in a timely fashion. - Ability to read work orders. Physical Requirements: - Must be able to work safely in a noisy area with many odors present. - Ability to regularly lift 50 pounds and occasionally lift up to 100 pounds. - Must be able to inspect vehicle to determine repairs needed. - Good vision to inspect repair work. - Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to perform repairs and inspections. Kearny Mesa Ford and Kia - Sunroad Collision Center offers excellent benefits, including medical and dental insurance, life insurance, a 401K plan, flexible spending accounts, advancement opportunities and much more. Kearny Mesa Ford and Kia - Sunroad Collison Center is an equal opportunity employer (m/f/d/v) and maintains a drug free workplace. If you receive an offer of employment, it will be a conditional offer contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check. PI191704726

Keywords: Sunroad Auto LLC d/b/a Kearny Mesa Ford Kia, San Diego , Body Shop Estimator- Sunroad Collision Center, Other , San Diego, California

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