As a Photolink Appraiser, you will establish the market value of vehicles that are difficult to evaluate because of theft, fire or other reasons, after claims adjusters' investigations. 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.
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
College Diploma or University Degree or equivalent Trade's person licence.
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
Be computer proficient
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
Before receiving a job offer, you may 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.
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.
This posting closes on March 21, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.
Eligibility to work in Canada
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.