Body Shop Estimator- Kearny Mesa Collision Center
Company: Sunroad Automotive
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Body Shop Estimator- Entry Level- Kearny Mesa Collision
The Body Shop Estimator is an entry level position in the Collision
Center. In this position, the Body Shop Estimator will be expected
to learn how to appropriately appraise vehicle damage to determine
the cost of repair for insurance claim settlements. This includes
visual inspection of the vehicle. Eventually the Body Shop
Estimator will learn how to prepare itemized work orders and
listing the cost of parts and labor. An Estimator will learn how to
access and determine repairs to vehicles to identify and estimate
The duties of a Body Shop Estimator include but are not limited to
learning the following:
-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
-Analyzing repair cost estimates and communicating with the
collision repair manager or foreman. Arranging a second appraisal
-Reviewing cost effectiveness of repair versus replacement of
-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
-As with all positions within dealerships, Body Shop Estimators are
expected to uphold the highest ethical standards and be customer
-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.
Kearny Mesa Ford & Kia offers excellent benefits, including medical
and dental insurance, life insurance, a 401K plan, flexible
spending accounts, advancement opportunities and much more.
Kearny Mesa 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
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