Auto Appraiser Resume Samples

An Auto Appraiser undertakes the crucial job of estimating the cost or value of an insured item. Typical duties that are listed on the Auto Appraiser Resume include the following – inspecting damages vehicles or property and ascertaining the cost of repairs and replacement; referring claims to investigators if the illegal activity or fraud is suspected; appraising items or automobiles to estimate cost or value insured items; inspecting damaged vehicles after the accident and estimating the cost of repairs; visiting scene of accident or auto body repairs shops; generating estimate on the standard form; taking pictures of damages; estimating parts and labor to repair the damage, sending photographs to the company to expedite the process; using specialized software; and determining the value of the total-loss vehicle and suitable replacements.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – knowledge of vehicle structure and systems; financial expertise; accuracy, detail orientation; teamwork, computer competencies; and strong business acumen. Eligible resumes denote training and education in auto body repair.

 

Auto Appraiser Resume example

Auto Appraiser Resume

Objective : As an Auto Appraiser position, responsible for Inspecting, completing appraisals, and evaluate the damage on vehicles throughout an assigned area. 

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Insurance, Management, Appraisal, Claims Processer.

Description :

    1. Appraised automobiles and heavy equipment to determine the cost of repair for an insurance settlement.
    2. Wrote vehicle damage repair estimates using CCC Pathways, PenPro estimating systems, and manuals.
    3. Wrote supplements, evaluate the practicality of repair, and determine if a vehicle is a total loss or repairable.
    4. Confirmed vehicle locations to plan out the most effective line of travel.
    5. Successfully communicated is critical in this business.
    6. Consistently demonstrated ability to listen, write, and speak effectively to customers and repair shops.
    7. Learned and trained Insurance Practices.  Trained some New Hires as Appraisers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Auto Appraiser Resume

Objective : Seeking an Auto Appraiser position, responsible for developing and maintaining a high degree of knowledge of all physical damage contracts written by the companies, their various endorsements, exclusions, company procedures, and accepted claim practices.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Typing, Multi-line Telephone, Copier, Adding Machine, Xactimate Program.

Description :

    1. Conducted a search using websites or cars to determine a market estimate.
    2. Obtained guidebook values from NADA or NADA Classic or KBB.
    3. Conducted multiple outgoing calls to the dealership for the best estimate and mileage.
    4. Communicated with Insurance companies for any further information needed.
    5. Ensured that all priority claims are submitted first.
    6. Responded to all emails in a timely matter.
    7. Ensured that all vehicles are researched and appraised correctly.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Auto Appraiser Resume

Objective : Auto Appraiser with 3+ years of experience in Attending and completing specific training courses designated by the company through the company-assigned vendor.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Auto Appraisals, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Examined, investigated, and negotiated new automobile estimates.
    2. Liaised point for Contracts of collision repairs between customer and insurance carrier.
    3. Supervised vehicle repair process from beginning to end to achieve customer's satisfaction.
    4. Achieved and exceeded automobile retention rates on a permanent basis.
    5. Efficiently assisted in the opening of new Maaco stores in California.
    6. Created a case to escalate a claim to upper management Create a salesforce case for each claim that is submitted.
    7. Investigated insurance claims and provide customer services to both insurers and claimants.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Auto Appraiser Resume

Headline : Auto Appraiser with 6 years of experience in developing and maintaining a high level of accuracy in determining legitimate repair cost.

Skills : Written Skills, Communication Skills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Inspected and completed estimates of automobile damage for first and third party claimants.
    2. Completed total loss valuations.
    3. Negotiated repair costs with repair shops.
    4. Made claim payments.
    5. Successfully met the requirements of inspecting 1100 vehicles per year.
    6. Successfully negotiated hundreds of total loss claims to their equitable resolution.
    7. Worked with several Insurance companies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Auto Appraiser Resume

Headline : Seeking an Auto Appraiser position an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team member.

Skills : Highly self Motivated, Attention to detail, Highly Organized.

Description :

    1. Analyzed vehicle damage and completed appraisals to determine the extent of the company's liability, provided expertise to claims handlers, and negotiated settlements with all parties involved in accordance with policy provisions.
    2. Covered a multi-county territory while delivering excellent performance and customer service.
    3. Completed more than 5,000 appraisals throughout tenure.
    4. Provided optimum service to policyholders, negotiated fair settlements, and identified fraudulent claims.
    5. Consistently exceeded the required number of inspection appointments.
    6. Averaged 91 inspections a month with a 1 to 2-day turnaround.
    7. Received multiple emails and letters from satisfied policyholders expressing their satisfaction with the claims experience provided.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Auto Appraiser Resume

Objective : Seeking a position of Auto Appraiser. Hard worker that's well-organized, flexible, and able to perform under extreme conditions and pressure with exceptional skills to manage inventory and the ability to maintain material treatment equipment. 

Skills : Customer Focus, Management, Collaboration.

Description :

    1. Appraised Auto estimates for repairs.
    2. Performed investigations for automobile claims.
    3. Analyzed auto damages and made decisions regarding insurance coverage.
    4. Maintained documents for coverage issues.
    5. Maintained positive working relationships with insurance policyholders.
    6. Determined settlement options for assigned claims.
    7. Estimated damages to vehicles.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Auto Appraiser Resume

Headline : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Auto Appraiser professional skills and knowledge to be an effective auto appraiser Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Excel, Assistant, Management, Appraising.

Description :

    1. Independently conducted an investigation into claims to determine coverage.
    2. Conducted field appraisal of vehicles, motorhomes, and other recreational vehicles.
    3. Conducted investigation and negotiates resolution of auto claims.
    4. Assisted customers in the claims handling process.
    5. Completed and met monthly goals driven by customer service.
    6. Provided customer service at the highest levels to increase rapport and customer loyalty.
    7. Estimated damages and paid claims for insured and claimant vehicles.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Auto Appraiser Resume

Objective : Seeking a career Auto Appraiser position that utilizes my life experiences, interpersonal skills, and professional abilities to efficiently assist my organization in the best possible way with sheer determination and commitment.

Skills : Auto Appraiser, Management, Time Management, Pathways Experience.

Description :

    1. Worked as a liaison between auto shops and insured customers.
    2. Provided timely claim service.
    3. Delivered consistent service quality throughout the claim life cycle.
    4. Effectively managed work assignments and promptly travel to the location of vehicle/equipment. Arranges to view vehicle/equipment if not readily accessible.
    5. Scoped claims utilizing technical expertise and information gathered to accurately determine the physical claim value of claims using company recognized resources, estimating, and evaluation software.
    6. Established the physical damage claim value of assigned losses.
    7. Prepared and documented accurate vehicle/equipment damage appraisals, Actual Cash, and Replacement values according to applicable regulatory and corporate guidelines.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    G.E.D

    Auto Appraiser Resume

    Summary : Highly experienced, talented, and dependable claims representative with more than 13 years of broad insurance experience. I am skilled in all aspects of customer service and employee management.

    Skills : Good Communication SKill, Interpersonal Skills, Appraising.

    Description :

      1. Partnered with the assigned Claim Professional throughout the life of the claim. Partners from initial investigation through final recovery to ensure appropriate claim resolution and pursuit of alternative recovery sources (e.g. Subrogation, SIU, etc.).
      2. Negotiated the claim with the customer and/or repair facilities leveraging appropriate resources and achieve agreement on value including required payments.
      3. Determined settlement amounts, including applicable coverages and deductibles.
      4. Negotiated and conveyed claim settlements within the authority and initiate payment to the customer, including total loss, rental reimbursement, etc.
      5. Partnered with the Auto Claim Professional throughout the life of the claim. Partners from initial investigation through final recovery to ensure appropriate claim resolution and pursuit of alternative recovery sources (e.g. Subrogation, SIU, etc.).
      6. Provided all lines of business and departments, i.e. property, Boat and Yacht, Inland Marine, Public Sector, etc. with inspection assistance as needed, including Catastrophe response.
      7. Effectively managed work assignments and tracks savings and referrals.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      10+ Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Senior
      Education
      Education
      BA In Education

      Auto Appraiser Resume

      Objective : Seeking an Auto Appraiser position with Communicating with customers, insureds, repair facility personnel, and insurance company representatives prepare supplements when needed.

      Skills : Time Management, Material Damage Estimation, Operator.

      Description :

        1. Reviewed and analyzed coverage and apply policy conditions, provisions, exclusions, and endorsements pertinent to a variety of 1st party auto damage claims.
        2. Conducted damage management including properly managing the repair process.
        3. Established timely and maintains appropriate claim and expense reserves.
        4. Developed, documented, and continually updated a plan of action, including maintaining an effective diary to manage file inventory and bring the claim to resolution in a timely manner.
        5. Communicated claim damage assessment following the negotiation of value with repair facilities.
        6. Obtained authorization to initiate payment to the customer/repair facility.
        7. Performed the essential functions of this job, acquisition, and maintenance of Insurance License.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      BA In Education