Image Desk, Photolink Appraiser

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City : Ajax

Category : Claims

Industry : Insurance

Employer : Intact Financial Corporation

At Intact, insurance is not about things. It’s about people.  It’s what we believe, and it shapes everything we do.  It’s why we strive to provide a second-to-none experience for our customers and create an inspiring workplace for our employees to thrive in.
As Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance, we’re not only leading our industry, but we’re redefining what it means to work for it.  As a recognized top employer, we’re committed to living our values and supporting our dedicated people who bring their best to work each day because they know their work matters.  

Your Job

We’re looking for an Image Desk, Photolink Appraiser to join our growing team!
 As an Image Desk, Photolink Appraiser your work will have a big impact on establishing the market value of vehicles that are difficult to evaluate because of theft, fire or other reasons.  You will assess damage to vehicles that have been involved in accidents and check estimated costs of auto body and mechanical repairs by making assessments with the aid of a computer application.
Here are a few ways you'll make a difference:

Determine the causes and origin of damage that occurred during an accident by examining the vehicle using a software application.  Claims handled will be of varying degrees of complexity depending on the incumbent's experience
Assess and approve repair estimates for claims adjusters, by comparing the estimate to the assessment made on examination of the vehicle
May be called upon to establish the market value (Autosource) of vehicles based on the information provided by claims adjusters, using the various tools outlined in the appraisers' standards and procedures manual
Use automated evaluation systems (on computer) to standardize repair estimates and avoid errors
Ensure productivity and service quality, using the appraisers' standards and procedures manual and relating performance to the Claims Department's quantitative and qualitative objectives

Your Skills

College Diploma or University Degree or equivalent Trade's person licence is preferred
Automotive Technical Certification is an asset
Collision estimating or repair experience, including knowledge of estimating software (Audatex and Mitchell)
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of Automobile physical damage repairs and replacement
Commitment to continuing education 
Minimum 2 years experience in the collision repair industry
Strong analytical skills to define problems/issues, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Effective verbal communication skills and good written communication skills to draft claims reports
Must be customer driven

Here are a few reasons why others have joined our team: 

An award-winning, inspiring workplace that supports its people and recognizes great work (Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Aon Platinum Best Employers, LinkedIn Top Company, Glassdoor Best Place to Work & Top CEO, Indeed Top-Rated Workplaces)
Stimulating, challenging projects and development opportunities to help you grow your skills and career
Flexibility in how and where you work
A comprehensive financial rewards program that recognizes your success
An extensive, flexible benefits package
An industry leading Employee Share Purchase Plan where we match 50% of net shares purchased
A casual ‘dress for your day’ culture that encourages you to be yourself
A $350 annual wellness account that promotes an active lifestyle

Closing Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Intact, our values guide everything that we do.  We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities.  That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees.  If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide.
Background Checks
Before receiving a job offer, you will be asked to consent to a background check if it’s a requirement for the role. This may include: verifying work references, validating education and credentials, employment verification, identity checks, reviewing credit reports, as well as criminal and driving record checks.
Internal Candidates
For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants.
It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made.  You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.
This posting closes on November 21, 2019 at 11:59 pm.

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