Accident Repair Centre Estimator/VDA

Job Description:

The Gloucester Accident Repair Centre has a rare vacancy for a qualified Estimator.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual that has a positive and friendly attitude that will be able to fit in with the existing accident repair centre team and provide a first class service to our customers.

Ideally Audatex trained you will join an experienced team with excellent facilities.

We are one of only a few repair centres in the area, employing 14 operatives with three ovens, and have BSI PAS 125 accreditation as well as a Smart repair service
- quality and customer satisfaction are key to our success.

Training will be provided for non-VDA applicants to become fully VDA qualified.

If you think you can fit the bill please contact Dave Stokes (, 07812 559765) or John Mitchell, 01452 526711)

Alternatively please upload your CV and we will be in touch.

A typical job description follows:

Objectives Of The Job

  • To maximise the sale of parts and labour when processing vehicle estimates within the work provider's guidelines
  • To ensure time schedules are met and quality standards are achieved
  • Responsible for Non-Skilled Estimators (VDA only)

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Inspect damaged vehicles and prepare estimates of the work required
  • Assist technicians with job card interpretation
  • Ensure work is carried out to the highest possible standard
  • Ensure customer expectations are met
  • Authorise or obtain authority for additional work to be carried out, other than that sanctioned
  • Liaise with technicians on problems arising with repairs and advise Bodyshop reception of any delays
  • Ensure repairs are 'Standard Time' or given a 'Time Taken' in accordance with Manufacturer's or manual recommendations and sign to evidence authority/agreement of time granted
  • Assist the Bodyshop Manager in establishing good and safe working practices
  • Continued professional development by attending manufacturer/industry approved training
  • Supervise any work undertaken by unqualified/semi-skilled estimators
  • Comply with BS 10125 policies and procedures, H&S Law, Data Protection Act

Ref: 03/ARC/VDA/DW

Working Hours 42 Avg
Location Baylis Gloucester Bodyshop
Salary Competitive
Benefits Department bonus and individual commision
Closing Date 31/07/2018


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