Auto Body Estimator- Collision Estimator

Company: Gerber Collision & Glass

Our Team Members Drive Us! Gerber Collision & Glass is one of the largest collision repair companies in North America. With $2+ billion in sales, over 800 locations and growing, our 10,000+ team members across the United States and Canada are passionate about delivering our goal to WOW Every Customer and Be the Best! 
We invite you to join our team. Gerber offers a great place to launch and grow careers. As we continue to grow, we have endless opportunities for you to grow with us. 
Gerber Collision & Glass recognizes, values and welcomes all applicants with unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

Job Description:

The Estimator’s primary responsibility and accountability is to provide an exceptional and successful customer experience while creating estimates, coordinating repair needs for customers including all communication, informing and updating customers and insurance companies throughout the repair process. The Estimator accurately assesses the damage of vehicles and documents needed repairs and parts replacement on the damage appraisal. The Estimator plays a pivotal role in the success of the customer’s experience by ensuring they are working in alignment with all team members in achieving the repair facility's KPIs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build a relationship with vehicle owners, repairers and insurance personnel to negotiate costs and close customer sales, as well as communicate the importance of the satisfaction survey

  • Inspect, analyze and evaluate damaged vehicles to create a comprehensive and accurate damage report

  • Oversee compliance with all insurance client requirements, processes and metrics when writing estimates including part selection, photo documentation and upload requirements

  • Juggle multiple scheduling estimates, arrivals and deliveries

  • Provide customers with accurate and timely information, guiding them through the repair process and ensuring that they receive excellent customer service. 

  • Participate in the final repair plan meetings after complete disassembly in order to write accurate estimates/supplements and ensure timely uploads of estimates/supplements as required

  • Complete I-Car annual training 

  • Complete KPA safety training monthly and OSHA training as needed

  • Manage repair plans according to OEM specifications and company standards, including Alldata, I-CAR, and the WOW Operating Way

  • Attend/collaborate with team during daily production meetings

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • World class customer service skills

  • 1-3+ years experience working in a collision repair shop

  • Proficiency with CCC One and familiarity with Audatex and/or Mitchell Estimating Systems

  • Experience with various insurance direct repair guidelines

  • I-CAR or ASE Certifications are a bonus

Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

The physical demands of your job must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job. #indsouth

Benefits That Drive Your Success
Gerber offers the comprehensive benefits you expect from an industry leader, including:

  • Competitive Pay Plans
  • Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
  • Employer Paid Short-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Continuing Education Opportunities

Gerber Collision & Glass is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status, or any other consideration, prohibited by law or by contract.

About Us
Gerber Collision & Glass has been WOWing customers with our collision repair services for over 80 years. Please visit to learn more about our company.