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Body Damage Estimator

Body Damage Estimator

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Anne Ryczek

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Sixt Rent a Car is an international leader in car rental, leasing, and innovative mobility solutions like 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 is primarily responsible for body damage estimation management, quality checks for body repair, as well as conducting inspections of repurchase vehicles to detect damage, missing parts and mechanical problems; and for reviewing and disputing repairs/replacement cost estimates and vehicle condition reports. He/she will work closely with auditors and turn back managers for buy backs.



Body Damage Estimates

  • Write body damage estimates on Sixt vehicles utilizing industry standard estimating software and upload estimates and pictures to Document Management System for claims subrogation
  • Assist as needed with claims subrogation
  • Ensure estimates are approved by General Estimator prior to vending vehicles
  • Participate in regular calibration meetings to discuss general estimation, estimate accuracy and company estimation compliance
  • Prepare total loss/salvage packages utilizing the Sixt Salvage Matrix
  • Perform Quality Checks on repaired vehicles to ensure quality of work.

Turnback Management

  • Review assessment of vehicle condition upon receipt noting and disputing any damage or repair required for frame, paint, engine, AC/heater operation, radio, navigation system, tires, etc.
  • Prepare support documentation related to vehicle condition including vehicle identification data, condition description; repair costs estimates, photographs, etc.
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable labor rates, parts charges, manufacturer's guidelines and updates; adhere to work instructions/procedures regarding inspections/documentation
  • Conduct walk around inspections with the proper auction representative to verify accuracy of the condition report
  • 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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