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  • Lenoir, NC
  • Brandon Thomas

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Collision Estimator

Everett Collision Center at Everett Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac • Lenoir, NC

Posted 17 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - At least 2 year(s)
Degree - High School
Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts
Automotive, Installation - Maint - Repair, Sales


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Job Description


As an Estimator you will examine damaged vehicles to determine the extent of structural, body, mechanical, electrical, or interior damage. You will be responsible for estimating the cost of labor and parts to repair or replace each damaged item.
Job Description:

  • Reviewing repair cost estimates with body shop manager or foreman
  • Determining feasibility of repair versus replacement of parts, such as bumpers, fenders, and doors
  • Evaluating practicality of repair as opposed to payment of vehicle market value before accident
  • Determining salvage value on total vehicle loss
  • Preparing insurance forms to indicate repair cost estimate and recommendations
  • Estimating cost of repainting, converting to special purposed, or customizing undamaged vehicles
  • Writing reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Presenting information and responding to questions from groups or managers, clients, customers, and the general

Job Requirements

  • Previous estimator experience is required
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of previous experience 
  • Confidence to handle high volume estimator needs under limited availability 
  • Ability to read/interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions and procedures manual
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Excellent communication skills, high level of initiative, and ability to work in a team 
  • Basic MS Office knowledge; computer software, internet proficiency, and general mathematic skills
  • Experience in the estimating/body shop/automotive field
  • Insurance company estimator a big PLUS
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check and drug screen with a valid driver’s license
  • Professional appearance in accordance with body shop policies / dress code

Our Commitment to you:

  • 5 Day work week 8:00-5:00
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Employee Discounts on Service work and Vehicle Purchases
  • Great Family Atmosphere

Job ID: GM077P
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