Damage Appraiser Resume Samples

The duty of a Damage Appraiser is to analyze statistics, data, and other information relating to damage of property or automotive and ascertain the exact amount that the insurance company has to pay to the claimant. Essential work activities listed on the Damage Appraiser Resume include the following – assessing vehicle damage, examining the damaged vehicle to determine the extent of the body, structural, electrical and interior damage; preparing insurance forms; reviewing repair-cost estimates from automotive repair stores to secure agreement on repairing cost; and writing vehicle damage repair estimates.

To become successful in this line, appraisers have to acquire knowledge in the following areas – personal and customer service┬áskills, ability to use graphics and photo imaging software and document management software; strong knowledge about various products, and staying current with automotive industry-s ongoing trends. A high school diploma and some prior work experience in the field of automotive insurance is deemed necessary.

Damage Appraiser Resume example

Damage Appraiser Resume

Summary : Auto damage appraisers are also known as automobile insurance appraisers and their main job function is to determine the extent of damage and total repair cost of an automobile on behalf of the automobile insurance company.

Skills : Technical Skills, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Claimed damages to automobiles, light trucks, heavy trucks, construction equipment, agricultural equipment, motorcycles, watercraft, and recreational vehicle.
    2. Accurately assessed the damages and create a computer-generated estimate.
    3. Photographed the damages for verification and then get an agreed price with the owner's repair facility of choice.
    4. Created a report describing the damages and the status of the claim and send it to the office to be sent to the adjuster of record, the shop, and the owner.
    5. Utilized the appropriate parts and follow each individual provider's specific guidelines.
    6. Created a network for the aftermarket and hard to find parts as well.
    7. Contacted regarding the supplement re-inspected the vehicle, obtain additional photographs.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master's


Damage Appraiser III Resume

Summary : Auto damage appraiser's job responsibilities go beyond merely appraising the value of a damaged vehicle as they also carry out other tasks such as coordinating with repair technicians.

Skills : Organized, Management.

Description :

  • Professionally understand the repair process and evaluate damages.

  • Controled expense by utilizing technical expertise to determine the correct.

  • Replaced procedures, parts usage, and refinish requirements.

  • Able to determine when a vehicle is a total loss and properly evaluate the ACV.

  • Required to perform CAT duty. (overnight travel may be involved).

  • Performed additional duties as directed.

  • Able to manage and maintain a defined field territory with minimal supervision.

Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Damage Appraiser Resume

Summary : Auto damage appraiser's job responsibilities go beyond merely appraising the value of a damaged vehicle as they also carry out other tasks.

Skills : Operating Skills, Management.

Description :

  • Inspected and prepared estimates to ensure accuracy and compliance with State Auto Guidelines.

  • Prompted contact with vehicle owner or repair facility to inspect the damage.

  • Controled expense by utilizing technical expertise to determine accuracy.

  • Estimated the amount and necessary type of repair.

  • Determined when a vehicle is a total loss.

  • Completed the necessary documentation to determine ACV.

     

  • Examined an insurance claim and providing a rough estimate for parts.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Damage Appraiser/Representative Resume

Summary : Coordinating with repair technicians and determining value on vehicles that have been completely damaged.

Skills : Operating Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

  • Determined whether the damages are to such an extent that it warrants paying off the value of the vehicle before the occurrence of the accident.
  • Liaised with local law enforcement agencies in order to verify the claims and details about the accident in order to determine.
  • Responsible for the party in case of an accident that involves more than one vehicle.
  • Determined the salvage value of a vehicle that is beyond any form of repair by seeking quotations from more than one automobile repair agency.
  • Examined the amount of damage to the external, internal, and mechanical parts of the vehicle.
  • Reported these observations to the automobile insurance company.
  • Filled up insurance forms and direct customers to appropriate departments during the claims process.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Damage Appraiser/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Increased number of fraud insurance claims, the role and importance of an auto damage appraiser is invaluable for any insurance firm as they have to check the validity.

Skills : Operating Skills, Management.

Description :

  • Coordinated with various automobile repair agencies in order.
  • Find the best solution that is cost-effective as well as efficient for all parties involved.
  • Filled out various forms that are required as per the rules and regulations of the local state authorities or federal government.
  • Negotiated the insurance claim amount with customers and the cost of repairs with the automobile.
  • Repaired firm in order to minimize loss for the insurance company in the event of a claim.
  • Communicated with other departments of the insurance company.
  • Processed or claim approval committees and explaining their observations to the professional from these departments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Damage Appraiser III Resume

Summary : Auto damage appraiser should have good knowledge about the various prices and ongoing trends in the automobile industry. They should have a basic idea about how the approximate repairs of a damaged vehicle.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

  • Delivered an industry-leading claim experience for all policyholders and claimants.
  • Wrote, reviews, and/or issues payment for vehicle repairs.
  • Created accurate vehicle repair estimates based upon the owner.
  • Provided vehicle damage photos and other supporting documentation.
  • Reviewed supplemental requests for additional repairs or parts usage.
  • Consistently makes prompt and courteous contact with every claim customer.
  • Maintained and updates a diary/schedule for each claim in the appraiser’s pending.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Damage Appraiser/Director Resume

Summary : Performing a simple examination on the basis of the automobile model and the extent of damage. They should possess good listening and communication skills while finding out details

Skills : Operating Skills, Critical Thinking.

Description :

  • Responded to claim correspondence in a timely fashion with very high quality.
  • Coordinated the repaired of damaged vehicles, and assists with rental reimbursement.
  • Provided input for continuous development of claims guidelines and best practices.
  • Recommended potential product developments and process improvements.
  • Interacted and communicates effectively with customers, peers, vendors, and managers.
  • Engaged in learning opportunities to build knowledge of personal lines claims, court decisions.
  • Impacted the claims function, current guidelines in claims function, and policy changes and modifications.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Damage Appraiser/Technician Resume

Summary : Coordinate with a number of different people as part of their daily job functions. As most forms and paper work related insurance claims and vehicle damage.

Skills : Technical Skills, Operating Skills.

Description :

  • Currently licensed in-home state if your state requires an Adjuster or Appraiser License (Preferred).
  • Strong technical understanding of the repair process and alternative parts options.
  • High sensed of professionalism while remaining empathetic.
  • Familiarity with claims best practices required Curious in nature, Great attention to detail.
  • Able to approach problems with an open mind.
  • Able to attend Arbitrations or Hearings in your area.
  • Expected to obtain a Texas Insurance License and Pennsylvania Appraiser License.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Damage Appraiser Resume

Summary : Check the validity of the claim and consult with local law enforcement authorities whenever required. It is an exciting line of work with many career advancement options and job opportunities.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

  • Multiple software systems and claims best practices.
  • Prepared itemized appraisals indicating costs of parts, materials, and labor necessary to restore damaged vehicles to their pre-damage condition.
  • Provided technical advice on vehicle repair, parts costs, garage expertise and opinions on specific damages.
  • Completed auto body shop, independent re-inspections, and supplements as warranted.
  • Verified damage or confirm repairs are completed.
  • Resolved disagreements and negotiate with auto body shops, Independent Adjusters, claimants.
  • Assisted claims management in the resolution of complaints and evaluates claims for potential fraud or subrogation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Damage Appraiser Resume

Summary : Work as an auto damage appraiser, a high school diploma along with some form of prior experience in the field of automobile insurance or knowledge about automobile damage and repair work is deemed necessary.

Skills : Technical Skills, Management.

Description :

  • Ensured adherence to claims procedures and guidelines prescribed by the company to produce a high quality work product.
  • Negotiated repair prices with repair facilities and secures agreed prices for repairs.
  • Maintained a list of Company approved part suppliers and uses these firms.
  • Controlled the cost of repairs and to ensure quality work.
  • Visited repair shops to evaluate physical plant, quality of work.
  • Provided a list of garage or repair facilities to insured if allowed by state law.
  • Negotiated settlements in a timely manner as assigned. Ensures equitable and fair payment of physical damage losses within the authority granted.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma