Location US-IA-Fort Madison
ID 2024-1640
Body Shop
Position Type
Regular Full-Time



Shottenkirk is not only the leader in the collision repair industry, but we are also the king of opportunity! At Shottenkirk, our vision isn’t just to repair cars, but rather to inspire our team! We believe that building a strong foundation is the pillar for success by focusing on Integrity, Family, Service, Quality, and Growth! Whether you’re a seasoned Body Technician, Military Veteran, or a young professional looking to start your career, Shottenkirk is the place for you! The Shottenkirk Automotive Group currently operates 24 Automotive Dealerships in 6 states and employs over 2,300 people! We are family-owned and have been in business for 60 years.

Job Description

Examine damaged vehicles and efficiently plan the repair process. Guide our customers through the repair process and coordinate repairs with the technicians, insurance companies and clients. 


  • Competitive pay plan
  • Full-time position
  • Medical benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid Vacation and holidays
  • Excellent training programs
  • Opportunities for career advancement!


Body Shop Estimator: 

  • Establishing rapport with customers and justifying needed repairs and cost
  • Examine damaged vehicles and efficiently plan the repair process
  • Estimate damage to vehicles visually
  • Works and communicates with others on vehicle repair status
  • Calculate labor & painting costs
  • Evaluating the quality of repair job by technicians
  • Close out repair orders on completed work
  • Completing parts order sheet for all orders and research alternative sources for hard-to located parts
  • Understanding insurance company procedures and estimates of repairs while ensuring accuracy 
  • Other duties as assigned


Body Shop Estimator:

  • Knowledge of the vehicle repair process by the manufacturer
  • Skill in analyzing and interpreting estimate data from insurance company
  • CDK management is a MUST
  • CCC1 estimating system knowledge highly preferred
  • I-Car Certified desired
  • Must be able to pass a background check

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment regarding race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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