Senior Field Auto Appraiser

Job ID : 7356
Category : Claims
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Regular
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Mississauga, Canada
Posting Range : $55,800 - $102,800

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What can you expect in this role?

  • Travel to various sites within the GTA area to review automotive physical damage and conduct appraisals
  • Complete appraisal and negotiates with repair facilities on proper repair methods and pricing
  • Control expenditure to repair facilities by following up promptly on further damage reported by the repair facility
  • Complete remote appraisals and negotiates with third parties (facilities that are not part of preferred vendor program)
  • Review subrogation estimates for proper repair methods and pricing
  • Assist and cooperates with colleagues during busy periods
  • Process total loss claims in an expedited manner 
  • Complete vehicle re-inspections as required.
  • Participate in various team and performance meetings
  • Cover all regions within Canada within the remote estimating program and Image Capture
  • Complete Autosource information documents for total loss files and stolen (not recovered) vehicles when requested
  • Provide technical expertise (assistance) to adjusting staff when requested in person or remotely
  • Maintain a high level of expertise in automobile repair techniques, estimating software and hardware and vehicle evaluations
  • Provide possible new methods to improve current workflow for team leader review
  • Perform desk audits to assure compliance
  • Handle towing issues in consultation with the towing team
  • Work in tandem with other appraisers when required to cover staffing shortages, vacation time, absences etc.

 

What do you bring to the role?

  • Minimum 4 years of direct experience appraising/estimating automobile physical damages
  • Preference will be given to candidate with a Certified Auto-Body Repairmen License (class A or B / 310B Journeyman OR Red Seal)
  • Proficiency with estimating software is required (Audatex-Qapter, Mitchell)
  • Technical knowledge of auto body collision and mechanical repairs
  • College/university/technical degree is an asset 
  • Must have good working knowledge of the collision industry
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Completion of I-Car and/or technical courses is an asset (continued education will be required)
  • Must be proficient with Windows operating system and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)
  • Must bring a positive attitude and team focus to the role
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with all stakeholders
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License and clean driving record

Posting Range : $55,800 - $102,800

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