Automotive Estimator

Application deadline:

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 12:00pm


Bill Smith Auto Parts


Bill Smith Auto Parts is looking for an energetic, highly organized individual to join our team as an Automotive Estimator. This individual will need to possess self-motivation, a drive to succeed, must be detail-oriented, be highly organized, be a self-starter, and the capability of working with little supervision at times.

Job Responsibilities are not inclusive and are subject to change:

Key Responsibilities

  • Capture and process electronic images of vehicles
  • Upload all pictures associated with condition reports (CR).
  • Verify the quality and accuracy of each image.
  • Check and identify vehicles for frame damage, flood damage, and sludge.
  • Check vehicles for previous repairs and damages.
  • Re-image or request re-imaging of any substandard images.
  • Ensure every vehicle is within specifications.
  • Manage inventory, equipment, and supplies as needed.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by Management.
  • Assess the extent of auto body damage through inspections.


  • Guide production teams to properly disposition parts as good for use needs repair or scrap.
  • Document & Communicate any identified defects.
  • Comprehend current production quality standards and determine if ongoing production meets those standards.
  • Communicate emerging and trending quality issues to prevent negative impact on the Company.
  • Construct and maintain strong relationships with members of all nearby teams.
  • Extensive automotive technical knowledge.
  • Hardware and software knowledge.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Photographic skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Preferred Skills
  • Ability to visually detect defects
  • Ability to physically feel defects in sheet metal.
  • Ability to identify and differentiate between several defect types.
  • Ability to determine the severity of a defect and the required response.
  • Ability to perform detailed daily record keeping and reporting of quality issues that will be referenced by management.
  • Ability to communicate new defect information to team leadership and counterparts.
  • Ability to be personable and effective in verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skillset to engage and troubleshoot new quality issues.
  • Ability to leverage general automotive surfacing knowledge.
  • Follow work instructions to inspect parts for defects - mostly visual inspection.
  • Automotive/Manufacturing Experience is required.
  • You may need to be on your feet for 8+ hours a day.
  • You may need to lift up to 30lbs, depending on the project



1+years of Automotive expierence.

1+ years of Auto Body Expierence.

High School Diploma or GED.


Employment type: 

  • Full time

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday



Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years


$15.00-$18.00/ Hour

Required degree level: 

  • High school