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Working As A Shop Estimator

  • $53,619

    Average Salary

What Does A Shop Estimator Do At Lithia Auto Stores

* Identify, confirm and offer resolutions to customer concerns.
* Estimate repair needs to customer based on vehicle inspection.
* Serve as the communication between the customer and the technician.
* Answer incoming telephone calls in a friendly and professional manner in accordance with Incoming Telephone Calls standards (ITC).
* Follow the Initial Customer Contact (ICC) process
* Write accurate repair orders using ProfitNet and ADP
* Write accurate Estimates utilizing the three major estimating systems:
* Pathways
* Mitchell
* Audatex
* Follow the Interim Customer Contact (ICC2) process
* Follow the Customer Delivery (CD) process

What Does A Shop Estimator Do At Automotive Personnel, LLC

* Estimates automotive body repairs by ascertaining body damage; developing estimates; preparing work orders; contacting insurance company; maintaining customer rapport
* Customer service and interactionAscertains automotive body damage by conducting inspections and examinations
* Develops estimates by costing parts, supplies, and labor; calculating customer's payment, including deductibles
* Obtains insurance estimates by contacting insurance companies; reviewing damage estimates with insurance adjuster; resolving repair and replacement requirements
* Prepares work orders (WO) by describing repair and replacement services required; obtaining approval signatures; entering WO into work management system
* Maintains customer rapport by explaining estimates and expected return of vehicle; obtaining and providing contact telephone numbers; answering questions and concerns; arranging temporary transportation
* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading manufacturers' publications.
* To help ensure a great fit for both the employee and employer, we are seeking candidates with the following experiences / skills / abilities Focus on a rewarding customer experience for every customer is a must!Body shop estimatingPrefer someone from a busy dealership or collision centerGreat dealing with insurance companiesAttention to detailComfortable with industry technology If you or someone you know will really excel in this opportunity please call Lisa from Automotive Personnel, LLC in confidence 216-###-#### [Click Here to Email Your Resum ]reerswww.automotivepersonnel.careersAutomotive Personnel, LLC has been finding the people who drive the automotive industry since 1989! Key Words : Body shop, body shop, collision, estimating, estimator

What Does A Shop Estimator Do At Automotive Resources International

* Walk around each vehicle that enters the collision center.
* Note damages that can be repaired, meet customers to explain repairs, costs and timelines for repairs.
* Be knowledgeable about collision repair and the cost of repairs.
* Estimate cost of body work for potential customers and insurance carriers consistent with costs, expenses, profit goals and work schedules.
* Review damaged vehicles to determine whether to repair or replace parts.
* Work with Collision Manager using word track and process of listening to customer needs, recommending repairs and scheduling vehicles in for agreed repairs.
* Obtain and maintain adequate knowledge of collision repair and provide professional estimates.
* Be able to accurately give a verbal repair plan for potential customers.
* Understand insurance rates and rules as well as Kuni rates and rules to give an accurate estimate.
* Be able to use estimating software in the body shop to write detailed and accurate estimates.
* Make sure all repair orders include a clear definition of the problem and are written legibly.
* Verify that complaint, cause and correction are included on the repair order before release.
* Identify repairs that require special handling, such as rush, customer waiting, or comebacks.
* Understand and sell all potential repair types available (body repairs, window tinting, PDR, windshields etc).
* Retain and utilize pricing and processes needed to complete repairs

What Does A Shop Estimator Do At Teledyne Instruments Inc.

* Gather information on scope of work and requirements necessary for potential machine shop work.
* Determine manufacturing steps/processes, equipment requirements, programming requirements, setup operations, material, labor, and other items necessary to perform work.
* Calculate production costs using established labor and overhead rates, raw material and processing price estimates.
* Work with machine shop management and staff to understand/develop shop production plans and schedules.
* Prepare formal price and delivery quotations for internal and external customers.
* Communicate with customers on machine shop proposals, quotations, and projects.
* Communicate with machine shop management and staff on machine shop proposals, quotations, and projects.
* Assist in the preparation of work instructions for new/existing projects.
* Performs other duties as requested, assigned, or required

What Does A Shop Estimator Do At Asbury Corporate Office

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Shop Estimator Demographics

Gender

Male

80.0%

Female

19.6%

Unknown

0.4%
Ethnicity

White

78.0%

Hispanic or Latino

13.9%

Asian

6.3%

Unknown

1.4%

Black or African American

0.4%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

83.3%

Korean

16.7%

Shop Estimator Education

Schools

South Texas College

9.1%

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

9.1%

Bluffton University

4.5%

Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc

4.5%

Washington State University

4.5%

University of Alabama

4.5%

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

4.5%

Word of Life Bible Institute

4.5%

University of North Georgia

4.5%

Appalachian State University

4.5%

La Salle University

4.5%

Modesto Junior College

4.5%

Alvin Community College

4.5%

Miami Dade College

4.5%

Bowie State University

4.5%

Georgia Southern University

4.5%

University of Mount Olive

4.5%

Mesa Community College - Boswell

4.5%

Sinclair Community College

4.5%

Ocean County College

4.5%
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Majors

Business

40.9%

Automotive Technology

13.6%

Psychology

3.4%

Marketing

3.4%

Law Enforcement

3.4%

Electrical Engineering

3.4%

General Studies

3.4%

Accounting

3.4%

Education

3.4%

Liberal Arts

3.4%

Management

2.3%

Information Sciences

2.3%

General Education, Specific Areas

2.3%

Computer Science

2.3%

Economics

2.3%

Communication

2.3%

Agricultural Engineering

1.1%

Agricultural Business

1.1%

Apparel And Textiles

1.1%

American Sign Language

1.1%
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Degrees

Other

43.0%

Bachelors

33.1%

Associate

14.0%

Certificate

7.4%

Masters

1.7%

Diploma

0.8%
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Top Skills for A Shop Estimator

ContactInsuranceCompaniesOrderPartsBodyShopTechniciansCustomerServiceDirectRepairProgramEntireRepairProcessStateFarmRepairOrdersAllstateVehicleRepairsCCCPathwaysADPRepairCostsRepairEstimatesNationwideCollisionRepairUsaaGeicoAutoDamageEstimatesAudatex

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Top Shop Estimator Skills

  1. Contact Insurance Companies
  2. Order Parts
  3. Body Shop Technicians
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Order parts and schedule repairs.
  • Monitor job progress of body shop technicians, paint shop technicians, and quality review operations of vehicle repairs.
  • Diagnosed and trouble shoot tune up procedures and chassis repair operations provided excellent customer service to all clients.
  • Write estimates for Allstate, MetLife, State Farm, American Family and Farmers for their direct repair program.
  • Provide quality service to various insurance companies including Nationwide, Allstate, State Farm, Liberty Mutual, Erie and Encompass.

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