Appraiser - Auto Damage Claims

Dallas, Texas (US)
Salary + Benefits
Aug 19, 2016
Oct 18, 2016
Job Type
Full Time

The Appraiser investigates, evaluates and appraises damaged automobiles of varying condition and settles this portion of the claim within an authorized dollar limit. Responsibilities include:

  • Desk reviews appraisals costs for parts, materials and labor necessary to restore vehicles to their pre-damaged condition. 
  • Provide claims personnel with expert advice on vehicle repair, parts costs, garage expertise and opinion on whether specific damage is related to particular accident.
  • Review claims personnel in determining when a damaged vehicle should be classified as a total loss. 
  • May assist in the training of staff and evaluation of staff, independent and Direct Repair Program shops.
  • Complete Direct Repair Programs re-inspections, supplements as warranted to verify damage or confirm repairs are completed.

Desired Skills/Experience

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in an Appraiser position with experience in Appraising and Estimating
  • Knowledge of Audatex/Autosource estimating systems 
  • Good communication skills.  Bilingual - English and Spanish preferred.