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Nikolay T.

Kulik
320 Second Avenue So. Home 925-676-8709
Pacheco, CA 94553 Cell 925-285-0033
nkb49f1c@westpost.net
PROFESSIONAL Diligent, resourceful Certified Auto Damage Adjuster, Estimator & A
ppraiser with 15+ years
SUMMARY experience and broad knowledge of all car models sold on the US market.
Well versed in the Mitchell estimating system, damage report writing and I-CAR s
tandards. Hold a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and speak 3 languag
es. Assume complete control of all work orders, with a strong commitment to qual
ity, on-time delivery and customer satisfaction. Consistently recognized for ou
tstanding work ethic and enthusiasm.
* Tenacious troubleshooter, bringing enthusiasm and leadership to problem resolu
tion.
* Adept at staying on-task and on-time despite shifting priorities and tight dea
dlines.
* Skilled at communicating complex technical information to diverse customers.
PROFESSIONAL Certified Shoplink Estimator, Audatex
CERTIFICATIONS Certified Car Damage Report Writing, Contra Costa College
PROFESSIONAL Mike Rose's Autobody, Walnut Creek, CA 2000 - 2004; 2008; 2009 - Pr
esent
EXPERIENCE Auto Body Technician 5+ years
Perform car repairs on all models sold in the US, from inspection and estimate t
o customer delivery. Tear down cars and assess need for repair, replacement or r
estoration. Work closely with auto body shops to prepare accurate and thorough e
stimates. Utilize a wide variety of equipment to perform repairs, including a la
ser measuring system and on-board computer diagnostics. Ensure repairs adhere to
carmaker standards or I-CAR procedures.
Key Accomplishments:
* Solid reputation for consistently meeting promised customer delivery dates, th
rough effective coordination with production manager, shop estimators and multip
le departments (parts, preparation, paint, detailing and test driving).
* Avoided delays by rapidly alerting estimator of additional parts and labor nee
ded.
* Applied fluency in 3 languages to translate customer orders and help them clea
rly understand estimates, challenges and delivery timelines.
* Trained and mentored a graduate from the Body Car Repair School, greatly incre
asing his skills and knowledge base.
Environment: Mitchell Estimating System, Car-o-Liner Laser Measuring System, Las
er Wheel Alignment and Laser Cutting Machine
Solano Collision, Inc., Vallejo, CA 04/2008 - 11/2008
Auto Body Technician 7 months
Dirito Brothers Collision Center, Concord, CA 08/2004 - 01/2008
Auto Body Technician 3 years 5 months
Lofrano and Sons, Inc., San Francisco, CA 02/1996 - 03/2000
Auto Body Technician 4 years 1 month
PRIOR Kiev State University, Analytical Instrumentation Plant, Kiev, Ukraine
EXPERIENCE - Adjusted and repaired instruments performing chemical analysis of
liquids/gases
PROFESSIONAL Damage Report Writing, Contra Costa College
TRAINING I-CAR, Collision Repair 2000+, Steering and Suspension, Electronic 1-4,
STL Auto GMA (MIG) Welding
LANGUAGES Fluent in Russian and Ukrainian
EDUCATION Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Kiev, Ukraine
B.S., Mec