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Body Shop Estimator David McDavid Honda Irving in Irving, TX at Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Irving, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/8/2018

Job Description

Responsibilities and Qualifications

 A Body Shop Estimator is responsible for appraising customer’s vehicle damage to determine the cost of repair for insurance claims or customer paid repairs. It is also the responsibility of the Estimator to maintain business flow while working with insurance adjusters and customers to assure a quality job while upholding customer satisfaction standards.

  • Ascertain automotive body damage by conducting inspections and examinations to determine extent of structural, body, mechanical or interior damage
  • Develop/prepare estimate cost by costing parts, supplies, labor and calculating customer's payment, including deductibles to repair or replace each damaged item
  • Obtain insurance estimates by contacting insurance companies, reviewing damage estimates with insurance adjuster, resolving repair and replacement requirements
  • Prepare WO (work order) by describing repair and replacement services required, obtain approval signatures, enter WO (work order) into work management system
  • Maintain customer rapport by explaining estimate and expected return of vehicle
  • Maintain high-quality repairs and minimize comebacks
  • Conduct spot checks of each completed job for thoroughness and quality
  • Maintain body shop records by recording repair and replacement actions
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Enhance body shop reputation by providing excellent customer service
  • Previous automotive experience preferred
  • Prior automotive estimating experience preferred
  • Automotive certifications, and or, a bachelors or associates degree a plus
  • Must be a minimum of eighteen years of age
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screens (background & drug test)
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Pay & Benefits

  • Weekly pay
  • Paid time off (PTO) and holidays for full-time positions
  • Three affordable healthcare plans to select from that meet your healthcare needs along with two dental plans and optional vision coverage
  • Dedicated health concierge service
  • Virtual office visits through Teladoc if you elect medical coverage
  • Specialty pharmacy and pain management programs included with elected medical coverage
  • Promotional pricing for LASIK and PRK procedures if you elect vision coverage
  • Company contribution to HSA program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care and Dependent Care eligible expenses that allow you to save pre-tax dollars up to $2,600 for healthcare expenses and $5,000 for dependent care, per calendar year
  • Complimentary Basic Life Insurance

Long Term Incentives & Retirement

  • 401 (K) company match plan available for full-time and part-time team members

Life & Leisure

  • Discounts at participating local businesses
  • Discounts on vehicle purchases and services
  • Wellness programs
  • On-site health fairs and seminars
  • Life management services
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) on the day you are hired at no cost to you. This coverage provides you and all members of your household confidential access to unlimited phone consultations, limited private consultations for issues with drug or alcohol abuse, marital and relationship counseling, parenting issues, stress, as well as bereavement counseling, crisis intervention, financial counseling, legal counseling, discounts and referrals.

Learning & Development

  • Paid training for most positions
  • On-site training and online digital training programs
  • College Scholarship Program is available for eligible dependents of Asbury employees
  • Continuous new e-Learning opportunities
  • Asbury ethics, integrity and diversity training
  • Management/leadership development

Recognition

  • Service Anniversary Milestone Program

Perks

  • Complimentary lunch provided at select locations at dealer discretion
  • Company social events
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Employee referral program to earn additional income

Safety

  • Return-to-Work Program for workers who are injured while on the job
  • Safety training that is tied to your specific position, so you get the training most pertinent to your career

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