Vehicle Damage Assessor/Estimator- Tonbridge DWS

21 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Vehicle Estimator / VDA

Location: Tonbridge DWS

Full Time/Permanent

The Role:

* 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

The Person:

Candidates will demonstrate:

* Strong communication skills for customer service and team communication
* Handle all vehicles with due care and attention ensuring that customer care/satisfaction is maintained at all times
* Awareness of, and adhere to all the housekeeping and health and safety regulations


Candidates will ideally have:

* ATA qualification or be a time served technician
* NVQ Level 1, 2 & 3
* Experience in a body shop or accident repair environment

We offer:

Company benefits include:

* Competitive Salary
* IMI (ATA) Accreditation Support
* Workplace Pension

* Career Development & Training through Nationwide Academy
* Retail Discount
* 20 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays Scheme

* Bonus Scheme
* Skills training from Manufacturers
* Car Scheme
* Team Culture

How to Apply?


Danielle Casey

(Apply online only)


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