Body Shop Estimator

Nick Alexander Imports - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)3.5

Nick Alexander MINI BMW has been family owned and operated for 36 years. We are the #1 MINI dealer in the nation for the past decade and multiple winner of the "BMW Center of Excellence" Award. Our repeating customers seek us out for our impeccable customer service and now we are seeking a Body Shop Estimator to join our talented team to keep the needle moving forward.

We Offer

  • Very competitive wages
  • Factory paid training
  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • 401k
  • Excellent compensation
  • New facility
  • Excellent culture
  • Family owned and operated
  • Very hands owner who recognizes employee’s achievements
  • Supportive Management
  • Very low turnover
  • Opportunity for growth, promotes from within
  • Company events
  • Team outings (Dodgers games, lunches, etc)

  • Reviewing repair cost estimates with body shop manager or foreman
  • Determining feasibility of repair versus replacement of parts, such as bumpers, fenders, and doors
  • Evaluating practicality of repair as opposed to payment of vehicle market value before accident
  • Preparing insurance forms to indicate repair cost estimate and recommendations
  • Estimating cost of repainting, converting to special purposed, or customizing undamaged vehicles
  • Presenting information and responding to questions from groups or managers, clients, customers, and the general

  • Confidence to handle high volume estimator needs under limited availability
  • Ability to read/interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, and maintenance instructions and procedures manual
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Excellent communication skills, high level of initiative, and ability to work in a team
  • Basic MS Office knowledge; computer software, internet proficiency, and general math skills
  • Experience in the estimating/body shop/automotive field Insurance company a big PLUS
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check and drug screen with a valid driver’s license