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Body Shop Manager/ Estimator/ painter

La Porte, IN, 46350
April 30, 2014

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Scott Niceley


A Collision Estimator /Painter, with an organization, which would not only benefit from my attention to detail, but also

my vast knowledge of the automotive collision repair industry.

Highly self motivated, energetic, and versatile, 30 year veteran of the automotive collision repair industry. Excellent

communication and supervisor skills. Appreciation, of the terms quality customer service and a strong reputation.

Work History

July 2012 to Present

Under Deck Installation Tech, Vanair Manufacturing, Michigan City, In.

Fabricate and Install pto compressor/ generator installations and associated accessories.

May 2008 to July 2012

Body Shop Manager, Hirsch Ford Lincoln, Inc. Michigan City, In.,

Manage New Car Dealership Body Shop. Write estimates/audatex, coordinate repairs between customers, shop,

service dept., parts dept., insurance companies, and rental car facilities. Write warranty claims on new car paint issues.

Supervise personnel, organize repairs, and shop for maximum efficiency. Maintain office and paint department

computers, and equipment. Maintain repair refinishing records for State and Federal regulations.

May 2003 to May 2008

Du Pont Automotive Paint Technical & Account Representative, Owens Motor Supply, Michigan City, In.

Representative of the Du Pont Champion Jobber program. Assist Owens Motor Supply body shop and paint

customers, on location, with Du Pont paint products, and procedures. To include, color match, computer installation,

and software support. On site computer set up and support for hard parts customer, with various systems. Parts

ordering, parts warranties, returns, and on site inventories, for Both the La Porte and Michigan City store locations .

April 1986 to April 2003

Lead Painter, Arlington Toyota, Buffalo Grove Il

Refinishing collision and warranty repairs for New Car Dealership. Supervise paint department, maintain equipment,

and order materials .Assist in proper procedures and paint matching. Installed and maintain Du Pont computerized

formula retrieving and color matching system.

Military Service

February 1980 to April 1984

US Army,UH-1H Helicopter, Mechanic/Crew chief

School/Training : UH-1H Repairman/Basic leadership Courses/United states Air Force Physiological Training Course

Awards: Army Commendation Medal/Good Conduct Medal/Army Service Ribbon/NCO Professional Development

ribbon/Expert badge(M-16) Expert Badge/ (hand grenade/ Aircraft Crewmans Badge

Scott Niceley

Cell: 219-***-****


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