Collision Estimator - Gene Messer Ford Lincoln Collision - Lubbock

Job ID 2021-16708
Job Location US-TX-Lubbock
Category Collision Center
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job

Overview

GENE MESSER FORD LINCOLN COLLISION CENTER OF LUBBOCK is part of fast growing Group 1 Automotive , a leader in automotive retail and we are looking to add an AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION ESTIMATOR to our team. 

 

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental & Vision insurance
  • Life & Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid vacation
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities

Responsibilities

  • Greets customers upon arrival as well as communicate with them on the telephone providing information, scheduling appointments and collecting customer vehicle information.
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with customers, insurance companies and co-workers.
  • Listens to customer requests and completes a proper, clear explanation on the work order.
  • Thoroughly checks the customers' vehicles to determine all damage to the vehicle include: structural, exterior and interior damage, overall body and mechanical issues.
  • Calculates the estimated cost of labor and parts to repair or replace each affected item on the vehicle as well as the estimate for the salvage value of the total vehicle.
  • Review with the customer the cost effectiveness of repair versus replacement of parts.
  • Determine costs associated with repainting or other applicable customizing that may be required.
  • Proper completion of insurance claim forms to indicate repair or replacement cost estimates and specific recommendations.
  • Other duties may be assigned by management

Qualifications

  • Two or more years related experience in the collision repair industry.
  • Proficient at operating a personal computer including Microsoft Office: E-mail, Excel and Word.
  • ADP Dealer Services Experience a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid driver license in the state that you will work and a good driving record.
  • Great attitude with high-energy personality,
  • Outstanding communication skills in both verbal and written.

Group 1 is a Fortune 500 company that offers a team environment, great benefits and ongoing training and support for its associates. If you’ve got the horsepower to join a fast paced environment and hit our high standards - apply today!

 

*All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*

 

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

 

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