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To celebrate our continued expansion.. We are adding to our team by recruiting a vehicle estimator or trainee.

PORTERS BODYSHOP ESTIMATOR ROLE:
Porters is Northern Ireland’s leading Bodyshop. With 80 years at the top and working with only the best in the business, we are now adding to our team by recruiting either an Experienced Vehicle Estimator or a Trainee Vehicle Estimator who will develop into the job role.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Inspects and analyses collision damaged vehicles to create a repair plan and apply pricing. Builds relationships with vehicle owners, repair technicians and insurance personnel to negotiate costs and sell work. Uses computers to write estimates and interact with other computer software.
Also known as a customer service representative, this individual stays in contact with the customer during the entire repair process, works to address all customer concerns, and ensures satisfaction when repairs are complete.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS AND SKILLS:
Must enjoy working with people, working around cars, and working with computer software programs. Must be able to build relationships with customers, insurance representatives, and technicians. Good communication skills are essential. Must have self-confidence, enjoy learning, and pay close attention to detail.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
• Examines damaged vehicle to determine extent of structural, body, mechanical or interior damage.
• Estimates cost of labour and parts to repair or replace each damaged item.
• Reviews repair cost estimates with body shop manager.
• Evaluates practicality of repair as opposed to payment of vehicle market value before accident.
• Assists and guides the vehicle owner with insurance queries and forms to indicate repair cost estimates and recommendations.
• Estimates cost of repainting, converting to special purposes or customising undamaged vehicles.
• Other tasks as assigned.

To apply please send your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



If you are unfortunate and do have an accident, remember to call us first on 028 38 358485.

Our 24 hour service will assist you with recovery of your vehicle.



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