Vehicle Damage Assessor

Clear Careers Limited
£25000 to £35000
06 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Vehicle Damage Assessor Walsall £25,000 - £33,000 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 Walsall location. This job role is a senior 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 Life Assurance Employee Assistance Programme IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support Child Care Vouchers Competitive Annual Leave Package Mobile telephone discount scheme Car Scheme 30 Days holiday If you would like to be considered for the Senior VDA / Estimator job role then please send your CV to Callum at Clear Careers, call