Autobody Estimator

All American Paint and Body
San Diego, CA Full-time
Posted on July 25, 2019

All American Paint and Body

Autobody Estimator - CCC & Mitchell required.

Excellent pay+ benefits.

  • Evaluate and check for necessity and cost of repairs to the automobile.
  • Utilize customer response, visual inspection, road tests and mechanical testing devices to determine automobile repair need.
  • Estimate and list repair and labor costs in a comprehensible order.
  • Effect minor repairs such as hinge lubrication, battery cable replacement and brake adjustments to the automobile.
  • Assess extent of auto body damage through inspections.
  • Estimate and furnish repair and labor costs and calculate overall customer payment.
  • Collect insurance estimates after reviewing extent of auto damage and resolve replacement and repair requirements.
  • Draft work order consisting of required repair services after approvals and enter the order into work management system.
  • Establish good customer relations by providing estimates and timelines and obtaining relevant customer information and handling customer queries effectively.
  • Record and maintain repair details in auto body shop records.
  • Upgrade job information through manufacturer publications and educational opportunities.
  • Accept ownership to achieve challenging requests proactively and explore means to create job value thereby enhancing auto body shop reputation.
  • Prepare damage reports and obtain relevant signatures and authorizations.
  • Review vehicle and final bills as a part of the intrinsic quality check process.
  • Communicate and drive home the message to customers of being the only and best choice.