Independent Auto Appraiser - Stockton, CA
Company: Property Damage Appraisers Inc
Posted on: June 21, 2022
Auto Appraisers verify and accurately appraise the cost of repairs
on automobiles so that our clients can determine a fair amount for
settlement. An appraiser reviews each assignment by speaking with
the owner or representative, researching records and inspecting any
involved property, to the satisfaction and approval of the client
and or claimant.
CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:
3+ years field claims experience including auto claims;
Electronic estimating experience using Mitchell;
1+ year, strong customer service and conflict resolution
1+ year, in being able to successfully perform work independently
Excellent organization, attention to detail and adaptability;
Contacting PDA clients to complete inspections/appraisals within
our given time frame;
Traveling varying distances to physically inspect Auto
Cell phone or other device capable of taking quality photos and
Able to use and adhere to our Optimizer automated scheduler to
maximize efficiency within your daily work schedule;
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Promptly and effectively handles to conclusion all assignments.
Makes decisions within delegated authority as outlined in client
policies and procedures. Adheres to high standards of professional
conduct consistent with the delivery of superior service;
Maintains current knowledge of local industry repair procedures and
local market pricing.
Has a working knowledge of Department of Insurance and State
Submits detailed auto inspections reports summarizing the damages,
or any possible open items that may surface;
Able to identify potential and questionable damages reported by
owner and communicate with client with findings;
Ability to plan and navigate daily routes efficiently by the use of
our Optimizer Automation tool to assist with quicker inspections
Ability to visually and manually inspect all angles of interior and
exterior of vehicle;
Ability to establish repair requirements and cost estimates for
losses. Ability to evaluate and successfully negotiate operations
and cost of repairs;
Delivers a positive customer service experience to all internal,
external, current and prospective clients;
Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced performance driven
Ability to articulate decisions and technical knowledge both
verbally and written;
Reliable transportation, valid state driver's license, and safe
driving record is required;
Professional business attire and appearance while carrying out
services to the public.
State licensing where required;
Adjusters license - if applicable to location;
High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
1. Auto experience - 1 to 3 years' experience
a. Mitchell experience a plus
100% travel is required in territory for the contract.
Normal office or field claims environment. Ability to operate a
motor vehicle for up to 8 hours daily, repeatedly entering and
exiting the vehicle. Must be able to make physical inspections of
auto loss sites. Must be able to work outdoors in all types of
weather. Available to work catastrophic loss events. Willingness to
work irregular hours and to travel with possible overnight
requirements a plus.
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