Vehicle Damage Assessor

Expiring today

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Chatham
Salary
28000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP28000 - GBP35000/annum
Posted
29 Aug 2017
Expires
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Vehicle Damage Assessor
Chatham
GBP28,000 - GBP35,000

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 Chatham location.

This job role is a 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:
• Audatex experience is essential
• 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 VDA / Estimator job role then please send your CV to Rochelle at Clear Careers Ltd, or call on (Apply online only)