The Collision Estimator is responsible for estimating insurance and customer pay repairs with follow up on repairs in the shop; supplements, teardowns, and inspection.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet customers and complete vechile walk around as customers drop off vehicles to insure all prior damages are noted on the damage report sheet and signed prior to the customer leaving the vehicle
  • Explain to customers what we are repairing as per their appraisal
  • Obtain all insurance information
  • Follow up on repairs with rentals to minimize expense
  • Writing estimates for insurance or customer walk-ins
  • Update the daily control sheet everyday with the Assistant Manager to insure promised times
  • Assign vehicle repairs to production employees
  • Dispatch mechanical repairs to service or sublet repairs
  • Call insurance adjusters if there are any delays in vehicle repairs
  • Have all supplements approved prior to repairs of vehicle
  • Communicate with parts staff to ensure that the proper parts are ordered and promise dates on the special ordered parts
  • Upon completion of repairs, all vehicles have to be inspected to insure all damages have been repaired to company and insurance guidelines and meet the quality standards
  • Greet customers and complete vechile walk around as customers drop off vehicles to insure all prior damages are noted on the damage report sheet and signed prior to the customer leaving the vehicle

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Solid understanding of automotive industry and estimating procedures
  • Previous dealership experience an asset
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask
  • Ability to set effective, efficient time schedules
  • Ability to prioritize workflow
  • Desire to exceed customer expectations
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • The ability effectively respond to and meet the needs of a diverse client base

Here’s a little blurb about us…

The McManes Automotive Group consists of dealerships spanning from Manitoba to British Columbia and we currently represent 13 brands of vehicles. Although our store locations are independently operated, we share the same overall culture by showing appreciation for every person that works with us. By taking care of our people, we inherently take care of our customers. We provide competitive rates, comprehensive benefit package for you (and your family) and we offer great opportunity for career advancement. In turn, our store locations will sponsor many team building and community events such as annual employee golf tournaments, comedy events, X-Mas dinner and even a kid’s X-Mas party where Santa makes an appearance with a sac full of toys. Regardless if you have a growing family or are starting a new one, we would like to offer you the opportunity to join ours!

The McManes Automotive Group is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all applicants. We thank you for your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.