Auto Damage Appraiser Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

A skilled, qualified and experienced Auto Damage Appraiser looking for a job in your company where I can make a meaningful contribution to the overall growth of the company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in determining auto damage appraisals
  • Exceptional knowledge of vehicle inspection procedures
  • Sound knowledge of vehicle construction and repair techniques
  • Familiarity with automobile terminology, state insurance regulations, automobile mechanics
  • Proficient with automated claim appraisal systems
  • Amazing ability to inspect and photograph automobiles damaged in accidents or loss
  • Immense ability to appraise complex losses and provide best solutions
  • Outstanding ability to travel same day or in adverse weather conditions to vehicle locations

Professional Experience:

Auto Damage Appraiser

General Placement Service, Burr Ridge, IL

August 2007 – Present


  • Inspected vehicles to determine material and labor costs for restoration.
  • Provided advice to claims personnel on vehicle repairs.
  • Determined the type of accidents based on the nature of vehicle damages.
  • Determined whether damaged vehicle is classified as total loss or not.
  • Assisted in employee training and performance evaluation activities.
  • Performed vehicle re-inspections to confirm repairs.
  • Maintained direct repair programs.

Auto Damage Appraiser

Gainsco Auto Insurance, Burr Ridge, IL

May 2004 – July 2007


  • Evaluated damaged vehicles to determine whether to sell, repair or total them.
  • Determined mechanical and body damages to rental vehicles.
  • Determined whether damaged vehicles qualify for turn-back status.
  • Collaborated with Inspectors in vehicle assessment activities.
  • Prepared reports on vehicle conditions.
  • Delivered turn-back vehicles to auction centers.
  • Monitored vendors for proper services.
  • Recommended management about vehicle parts and repair facilities.


Bachelor’s Degree in Auto Mechanics

Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI