Asbury Corporate Office

  • Body Shop Estimator at Plaza Collision Center

    Requisition ID
    2018-18388
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-MO-Maryland Heights
    Posted Date
    11/30/2018
    Category
    Collision, Body Technician
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    collision - plaza

     

    Plaza Collision Center

     

    Plaza Collision Center, a subsidiary of Asbury Automotive Group (NYSE:ABG), a Fortune 500 public automotive retailer with 80 plus retail locations and 25 collision centers is currently seeking a Body Shop Estimator! We are looking for a driven, dedicated individual that is excited at the opportunity to join a successful team, and continue to drive home the culture of success that has been built. Must be detailed, organized and a team player.

     

    Why Asbury? Asbury offers the advantages only a major dealer group can. 25,000 available vehicles in stock to sell, 500+ cars sold daily, 4,500+ vehicles serviced daily, 8,000 team members to build relationships with and 8 million happy customers to provide customer service to! Asbury is one of the largest franchised auto retailers in the United States with over $6.5 billion in total revenue in 2017, and we are continuing to expand our workforce!

     

     

    Join our team today! 

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

     A Body Shop Estimator is responsible for appraising customer’s vehicle damage to determine the cost of repair for insurance claims or customer paid repairs. It is also the responsibility of the Estimator to maintain business flow while working with insurance adjusters and customers to assure a quality job while upholding customer satisfaction standards.

    • Ascertain automotive body damage by conducting inspections and examinations to determine extent of structural, body, mechanical or interior damage
    • Develop/prepare estimate cost by costing parts, supplies, labor and calculating customer's payment, including deductibles to repair or replace each damaged item
    • Obtain insurance estimates by contacting insurance companies, reviewing damage estimates with insurance adjuster, resolving repair and replacement requirements
    • Prepare WO (work order) by describing repair and replacement services required, obtain approval signatures, enter WO (work order) into work management system
    • Maintain customer rapport by explaining estimate and expected return of vehicle
    • Maintain high-quality repairs and minimize comebacks
    • Conduct spot checks of each completed job for thoroughness and quality
    • Maintain body shop records by recording repair and replacement actions
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
    • Enhance body shop reputation by providing excellent customer service
    • Previous automotive experience preferred
    • Prior automotive estimating experience preferred
    • Automotive certifications, and or, a bachelors or associates degree a plus
    • Must be a minimum of eighteen years of age
    • Must have a valid Driver’s License
    • Must be able to pass pre-employment screens (background & drug test)

    Total Rewards

    Pay & Benefits

    • Weekly pay
    • Paid time off (PTO) and holidays for full-time positions
    • Three affordable healthcare plans to select from that meet your healthcare needs along with two dental plans and optional vision coverage
    • Dedicated health concierge service
    • Virtual office visits through Teladoc if you elect medical coverage
    • Specialty pharmacy and pain management programs included with elected medical coverage
    • Promotional pricing for LASIK and PRK procedures if you elect vision coverage
    • Company contribution to HSA program
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care and Dependent Care eligible expenses that allow you to save pre-tax dollars up to $2,600 for healthcare expenses and $5,000 for dependent care, per calendar year
    • Complimentary Basic Life Insurance

    Long Term Incentives & Retirement

    • 401 (K) company match plan available for full-time and part-time team members

    Life & Leisure

    • Discounts at participating local businesses
    • Discounts on vehicle purchases and services
    • Wellness programs
    • On-site health fairs and seminars
    • Life management services
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) on the day you are hired at no cost to you. This coverage provides you and all members of your household confidential access to unlimited phone consultations, limited private consultations for issues with drug or alcohol abuse, marital and relationship counseling, parenting issues, stress, as well as bereavement counseling, crisis intervention, financial counseling, legal counseling, discounts and referrals.

    Learning & Development

    • Paid training for most positions
    • On-site training and online digital training programs
    • College Scholarship Program is available for eligible dependents of Asbury employees
    • Continuous new e-Learning opportunities
    • Asbury ethics, integrity and diversity training
    • Management/leadership development

    Recognition

    • Service Anniversary Milestone Program

    Perks

    • Complimentary lunch provided at select locations at dealer discretion
    • Company social events
    • Gym membership discounts
    • Employee referral program to earn additional income

    Safety

    • Return-to-Work Program for workers who are injured while on the job
    • Safety training that is tied to your specific position, so you get the training most pertinent to your career

     

    * Rewards may vary by employment site and are subject to change at any time.

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