Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2023 07:34 PM


At Step One Automotive, we are committed to an environment where the customer is always treated with respect and dignity. Our team members are our most valuable resource and growth is encouraged through diligence, teamwork & creativity. Above all, there is the highest standard of honesty and integrity when conducting business. Find out why we are a step above the rest! Apply today! The Body Shop Estimator appraises vehicle damage to determine cost of repair for insurance claim settlement. Assists Body Shop Manager with administrative tasks involving collision estimates and work in process. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties/Responsibilities: Examines damaged vehicles to determine the extent of structural, body, mechanical or interior damage. Estimates cost of labor and parts to repair or replace each damaged item. Reviews repair cost estimates with body shop manager or foreman. Determines feasibility of repair versus replacement of parts, such as bumpers, fenders and doors. Evaluates practicality of repair as opposed to payment of vehicle market value before accident. Dispatch and maintain an organized workload. Prepares insurance forms to indicate repair cost estimates and recommendations. Estimates cost of repainting, converting to special purposes, or customizing undamaged vehicles. Confirm delivery of parts and that invoices are correct Follow the job throughout the entire process and keep customers updated throughout the process. Maintain Customer Satisfaction score at, or above designated standards. Meet dealership’s standards for repair/order production. Required to fulfill continuing education requirements (Estimating Tool, ICAR Certification) Other tasks as assigned. Required Skills/Abilities: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages. Strong computer & phone skills (Internet, MS Outlook) Self-motivated, goal-oriented, and ability to work within a fast-paced environment Strong knowledge of electronic estimating software and ability to multi-task using multiple computer applications and multiple systems. Extensive knowledge of automobile parts and repair techniques Thorough understanding of vehicle repair, parts costs, total loss classification, and fraud detection practices Understands basic insurance principles and how they apply to estimating decisions Must have ample dexterity to bend, reach, stretch, sit, stand, type, and lift up to 50 pounds. Bi-lingual is a plus Preferred Education and Experience: One year certificate from college or technical school and/or collision experience preferred. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications preferred I-CAR Certificate of Advanced Training Manufacturer Training Paint Manufacturer Training Must possess a valid Driver's License Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and AFLAC Supplemental Insurance Company Paid Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and college courses. 401(k) with Company Matching after 6 months. Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Price - 53400 - 67700

• Location: Bessemer, AL Bessemer, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 3409318568 Birmingham

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