Body Shop Estimator – 2331194

Body Shop/Collision Email Job

Job Detail

  • Offered Salary $25 - $35 per hour
  • Career Level Intermediate
  • Experience More Than 3 Years
  • Industry Automotive
  • Qualifications Technical Certifications

Job Description

Automotive Shop in Alton, IL looking for experienced Body Shop Estimator’s to join their team. We have been proud to serve the people of our community with the utmost integrity for over 45 years, and we intend to do so for many more years to come. The memories we have created during our long, illustrious history as a local business will be treasured within the hearts and minds of each and every member of our work family and, hopefully, our esteemed clientele. We are looking for employees to forge into the future with the same values we’ve always held: hard work, honesty and responsibility to our business and the communities we serve.

As a Body Shop Estimator, you will be responsible for evaluating vehicle damage, preparing accurate repair estimates, and communicating with customers, insurance companies, and technicians to ensure repairs are completed efficiently and according to industry standards.


What they are looking for:

  • Vehicle Damage Assessment: Inspect vehicles to identify and document damage. Determine the extent of structural, body, mechanical, or interior damage. Assess additional issues that may impact repairs (e.g., frame damage, alignment issues).
  • Preparing Estimates: Calculate repair costs based on labor, parts, and materials required. Use computerized estimating software (CCC) to generate accurate estimates. Provide detailed explanations of repair estimates to customers and insurance companies.
  • Customer Communication: Explain repair processes and timelines to customers. Address customer concerns and answer questions about repairs. Obtain necessary approvals and signatures for repair work.
  • Insurance Coordination: Work with insurance adjusters to review estimates and negotiate repair costs. Provide documentation and photos to support repair estimates. Follow up on insurance claims and ensure timely payment for services.
  • Scheduling and Coordination: Coordinate repairs with the customer, production team and technicians.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Body Shop Estimator or similar role in automotive repair.
  • Proficiency with estimating software CCC
  • Experience with DRP (Direct Repair Partners) process
  • Strong knowledge of automotive parts, repair techniques, and industry standards.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.


What they offer:

  • $25-35/hour
  • Fun environment
  • Health insurance
  • Uniforms
  • Major Holidays w/pay
  • PTO
  • Training and certification reimbursement
  • In house training from vendors throughout year

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