collision estimator resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Collision Estimator with knowledge repair costs and parts ordering. Driven, highly accurate and well-organized with open and clear communication between body shop and insurance company. Inclined with good work ethic. Skilled at performing accurate damage estimates for automobiles. Seasoned, skilled in evaluating parts and documenting invoices. Bringing over 10 years of experience in the body shop business from checking in a car to delivering a car to a client. Understanding every step of the process a damaged car needs to get the quality repair and total satisfaction for client. Highly-motivated with a desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adapt at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

  • Spanish/English translation
  • Management
  • Providing Rental Support
  • Quality Control
  • Repair Negotiations
  • Estimating Skills
  • Claims Management
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Ordering and Receiving parts
  • Setting up Tow trucks
  • Cost Estimation
  • Team Player
  • Submitting Supplements
  • Understanding Estimates
  • Production Management
  • Sublet Vendor Scheduling
  • Client Follow-up
  • Mitchell software experience
  • Audatx software Experience
  • Sales
Collision Estimator, 01/2023 to 06/2023
Autonation, Inc.Ellenwood, GA,
  • Reviewed factual information to determine costs to repair applicable damages.
  • Conducted final quality control check of vehicles prior to customer delivery.
  • Evaluated different repair methodologies to create collision estimates for damages.
  • Delivered top-notch customer service by answering questions and quickly responding to phone inquiries, resulting in 100% increase in repeat business.
  • Advised customers of repair plans, discussing payment options to finalize work orders.
  • Took photographs and wrote detailed summaries to document damage.
  • Used strong communication skills to negotiate final damage estimates and shop repair costs.
  • Calculated damage and claim values with Audatex software
  • Assisted customers with setting up rental cars for duration of repairs.
  • Determined project scope, boundaries, time frame and possible complications to produce accurate estimates.
  • Prepared estimates to use in vendor or subcontractor selection.
  • Analyzed blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labor estimates.
Recon Estimator, 06/2022 to 12/2022
Hightower AdvisorsDenver, CO,
  • Daily vehicle inventory check.
  • Familiar with R.P.P system
  • After fully inspecting each vehicle I would enter the damage into the RPP system and provide the estimate based on repairs needed.
  • Obtained bids from vendors and subcontractors to make cost-effective selections.
  • Presented prepared estimates by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
  • Efficiently completed material orders, resulting in all projects being completed on time and under budget.
Painter's Helper, 11/2021 to 03/2022
Woodcrest CollisionCity, STATE,
  • Receiving cars from the body department
  • Inspecting body work and any major repairs done to a vehicle frome bondo to welding
  • Once a car passed body work inspection we would move forward to prep for primer which consist of sanding the surrounding repair area to then mask and spray primer.
  • Blocking and sanding primer to get it ready for paint.
  • Preparing a car to get painted and properly masked.
  • Inspect and double check.
  • Paint car in the booth.
Financial Advisor, 06/2019 to Current
PrimericaCity, STATE,
  • Meeting individually with clients to determine their financial objectives, risk tolerance, income, expenses and assets
  • Offering strategic advice on products and services, such as investments, insurance coverage and debt management tools
  • Securing stocks and bonds and establishing progressive savings accounts
  • Moving money from accounts per industry and federal regulations
  • Performing market research to stay current with financial trends
  • Preparing financial documents, such as income projections and investment reports
  • Maintaining compliance with all rules and regulations in the financial industry
  • Identifying and pursuing potential clients to maintain a strong client base
Education and Training
Certificate: Typing, Expected in 07/2023 - Online,
Certificate: Life Insurance , Expected in 11/2019
Ucanpass Life License Online Course - Online,
Additional Information

I bring over 10 years of automotive and collision repair experience. My body shop experience started at Inland Empire Auto Body & Paint as a car detailer & buffer. I learned how to fully detail a car and and color sand & buff paint. I also have worked as a painters helper, sprayer, Production manager, collision marketing, and estimator. With all of these skills I can confidently and effectively run and manage a Collision repair shop that makes over 100k monthly in sales. I have worked in almost every department in a repair shop and now wanting to focus on estimating.

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School Attended

  • Ucanpass Life License Online Course

Job Titles Held:

  • Collision Estimator
  • Recon Estimator
  • Painter's Helper
  • Financial Advisor


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