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Body Shop Estimators work for auto repair shops and complete the following duties: inspecting damaged vehicles, preparing estimate records, forwarding reports to insurance companies, consulting guide books for repair costs, and determining what should be charged for repair work. Based on our collection of resumes for Body Shop Estimator, main job requirements are knowledge of auto body repair, attention to details, customer service, confidence working with numbers, and computer competences. Most example resumes in the field make display of an Associate's Degree in auto collision repair.

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Body Shop Estimator

Responsible for writing automotive collision estimates and providing repair cost estimates to insurance companies. Inspect vehicle damage to determine extent of the repairs needed.

  • Write estimates and supplements for Direct Repair Programs (DRPs) and walk in work.
  • Order parts, assign techs, inspect vehicles throughout the repair process, and do a final inspection at the completion of the work for quality control.
  • Complete invoices at delivery of vehicle.
  • Individually estimates $150,000 a month in sales for one of the largest body shops in the country.
  • Write estimates using various platforms: ADP, CCC and Mitchell.
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
2

Body Shop Estimator

  • Assisted customers with recommended repairs of their vehicles.
  • Prepared repair orders, estimates, and supplements to be performed.
  • Maintained professional contact with customers and adjusters on status of vehicles.
  • Performed body repairs on vehicles as needed.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
3

Body Shop Estimator

Completed and sold estimates at or exceeding industry standards

  • Advised customers through repair process about delays and completion dates, in efforts to maintain high CSI scores.
  • Wrote estimates according to Insurance company guidelines.
  • Consistently contributing to exceeding departments prior years sales figures.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Business
4

Body Shop Estimator

  • Service writer for DRP's exceeding 100K per month in sales. Responsible for the full collision repair coordination.
  • Inspected damages to vehicles resulting from collisions and other comprehensive losses.
  • Monitor RPR in order to keep customer updated on the progress of their vehicle.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
5

Body Shop Estimator

  • Execute consistent and exceptional customer service
  • Successfully achieve performance goals to support operational standards
  • Consistently achieved CSI goals set by company
  • Provide clear and completed estimates for damaged vehicles
  • Worked with many different insurance companies to come to an agreed cost of repairs
  • Demonstrate compassionate communication and effective negotiation to ensure a positive customer
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
6

Body Shop Estimator

  • Examine damaged vehicles to determine extent of structural, body, mechanical or interior damage
  • Estimate cost of labor and parts to repair or replace each damaged item following OEM repair procedures, including writing and uploading estimates, maintaining and scheduling work, ordering parts for scheduled repairs, negotiating supplements with insurance companies and creating work orders in the dealership management system
  • Work within DRP guidelines to assess and analyze repairs and determine feasibility of repair versus replacement of parts
  • Maintain the CCC ONE data base, manage production from start to finish and liaise with customers to ensure they are well informed about repair status
  • Certified in I-Car Platinum class
  • Certified in PPG Green belt training for the Lean Repair Process
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Shop Foreman / Body Shop Estimator

Examine damaged vehicles and prepare cost estimates on damages and repairs

  • Prepared surfaces to be painted, removing old paint by use of electric or air sanders, and applying auto body filler where needed.
  • Assisted Manager in training techs and monitoring their performance.
  • Diagnose vehicle performance problems, write accurate work orders and prepare estimates on repairs.
  • Performed manufacture maintains, Diagnose vehicle performance problems using scan stools
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
Automotive Technology
AS
Business Administration
BA
International Business
8

Body Shop Estimator / Assistant Manager

  • Determined estimates on vehicle damage and repair through comparison and evaluation of different methodologies
  • Reviewed fact of matter and ensured all claims featured only related damages
  • Counseled customers on repair plans
  • Worked with customers on negotiation and plans for cost of up-sell items
  • Evaluated and approved repair orders with technicians
  • Monitored repair services and followed up with customers for feedback
  • Performed quality control checks of entire procedure ensuring compliance to productivity standards
  • Completed and submitted weekly payroll for techs and office staff
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Body Shop Estimator

Solely handle USAA DRP Program, Allstate and various non-DRP accounts

  • Acting Assistant Center Manager; Help to run production and achieve monthly goals
  • Ensures money owed is collected in a timely manner
  • Order Parts, Check in parts, Input invoices
  • Key Holder; Opens and Closes facility
  • Ensures that customer satisfaction is of the highest standards
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
10

Body Shop Estimator

  • Received & inspected vehicle for preliminary & supplemental estimates
  • Kept customers informed on completion times, costs and any possible changes
  • Negotiated repair with insurance estimators
  • Ordered parts and filed invoices per insurance companies requests
  • Utilized Mitchell & CCC One
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce

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