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Body Damage Estimator

Body Damage Estimator

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US-CA-Los Angeles
Operations / Network of Branch Offices
Colin Pearce

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Sixt Rent a Car is an international leader in car rental, leasing, and innovative mobility solutions like Drive Now or mydriver.  With revenues in excess of $2 billion and a fleet of 220,000 cars, we have moved into over 100 different countries worldwide. Sixt is the largest fleet purchaser of BMW’s internationally, however does not consider itself a luxury car rental company. Instead, Sixt is proud to be a company with superior service and better cars for everyone at an exceptional value.


At Sixt, customers are guests. It is not a rental transaction but an experience equivalent to that of a five star hotel. Sixt hires service and sales oriented individuals, free to travel, and open to cultural experiences interacting with customers and colleagues from many diverse backgrounds.  Sixt is more than just cars. We have a passion for style, technology, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.


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Position Summary:


The Body Damage Estimator will report directly to assigned Branch or Regional Manager. He/she is primarily responsible for body damage estimation management and auction report reconciliation. He/she will work closely with auditors and turn back managers for buy backs.


  • Writes body damage estimates on all Sixt cars utilizing Mitchell Ultramate and upload estimates and pictures to Scan View for claims subrogation
  • Assist as needed with claims subrogation
  • Participate in quarterly Auditor meetings to discuss general estimation, estimate accuracy and company estimation compliance
  • Vend vehicles to repair shop with purchase orders and utilize an office tracking system for the vehicle’s location, due date, and price
  • Manage body damage repair productivity by setting fair time limits, following up with repair progress and holding the repair shop responsible for meeting repair deadlines
  • Conduct body shop audits quarterly to include official and unofficial shop visits and inspections
  • Work closely with the remarketing team, ensuring that RISK cars are repaired to standard to increase vehicle sales and auction ratings
  • Prepare total loss/salvage packages utilizing the Sixt Salvage Matrix
  • Handle all new car transportation damage claims
  • Recruit and terminate body shops as needed
  • Validate and calculate all body shop invoice packets via Cobra and Invoice factory
  • Review auction condition report for accuracy and costs
  • Walk all cars with auction condition reports(CR’s) 250.00 over deductible and arbitrate felonious charges as needed in an effort to bring the CR down $0
  • Collaborate with the HQ De-Fleet Team as needed for buy back cars
  • Create auction condition report analysis report that outlines savings for arbitrated CR’s
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Fleet operations and auction experience required, preferably within in the rental car industry
  • 1-2 years of estimating experience
  • Working knowledge of current makes and models
  • Experience using the Mitchell Ultramate Automated Collision Damage Estimating System or similar product for easy adaptation
  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including day and/or evening hours
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.


We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by an extensive benefits package including paid vacation, medical, dental, vision and 401(k), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Basic Life and Supplemental Life benefits and future growth opportunities within the company.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

The information listed above is intended to describe the general nature and level of this position. Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require. Your response to this advertisement may result in your consideration for employment with Sixt Rent a Car, LLC and its subsidiaries. Offers of employment will be made by Sixt rent a Car, LLC or any of its subsidiaries or brands.

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