Vehicle Damage Assessor
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
Hours: 40 hours per week (08.30hrs - 17.00hrs) Monday to Friday
My client, one of the UK's Leading Accident & Repair centres is looking to employ a qualified and experienced Vehicle Damage Assessor / VDA / VDA Estimator / Vehicle Damage Estimator for their new Bodyshop in Wolverhampton.
The successful Vehicle Damage Assessor / VDA / VDA Estimator / Vehicle Damage Estimator will have some fantastic opportunities to work on all types of vehicle from 3.5t to 44t including trailers and coaches.
Vehicle Damage Assessor / VDA / VDA Estimator / Vehicle Damage Estimator duties to include:
·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
·To obtain authorities as appropriate from insurers and customers
·To communicate effectively with peers, engineers and technicians to ensure understanding of correct vehicle repair methodology
·To ensure that any supplementary work is authorised by the customer
·Adherence to Health and Safety rules and regulations
·Responsible for cleanliness and housekeeping standards in own area.
·Reduce wastage by using raw materials and consumable items carefully.
·Assist the Company in caring for the environment by disposing of waste products correctly.
Vehicle Damage Assessor / VDA / VDA Estimator / Vehicle Damage Estimator requirements:
·Must have current Audatex certification and be a team player
·Vehicle damage assessor / VDA background essential
·Customer Service and administration experience
·ATA qualification or be a time served technician
·Experience in a body shop or accident repair environment
·Reliable and hard working
·Microsoft Office experience essential i.e Word, Excel, Outlook
·Knowledge of EMACS advantageous but not essential
·Current driving licence required
To apply, please send your CV quoting Vehicle Damage Assessor to Dudley Pine
Or call Mob: (phone number removed)
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