Regional Vehicle Damage Assessor

Clear Careers Limited
£29,000 - £33,000
10 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Regional Vehicle Damage Assessor Walsall £28,000 - £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 Regional Vehicle Estimator / Vehicle Damage assessor for the Walsall location. This job role is a Regional VDA Estimator position and requires an experienced person. You will be based at Walsall but occasionally cover Luton and Bristol 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 - Vehicle damage assessor or VDA / Estimator 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 Rochelle at Clear Careers or call on /