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Senior Property Adjuster/General Adjuster in New York, NY at Engle Martin & Associates

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/19/2019

Job Description

Engle Martin & Associates, a member of the Cor Partners family of businesses, provides commercial property, casualty loss adjusting and third part administration services. Team members are guided by a comprehensive business philosophy – to provide the best insurance claim adjustment results in the industry, present the most talented team members, foster an innovative and professional leadership team and develop client-focused technology. Our cultural vision – Our Foundation – means that we value both people and performance and that how we achieve results is just as important as what we achieve, and we’re looking for a Senior Property Adjuster who believes the same.

We believe work should be meaningful and we remain dedicated to Our Foundation and the ethical principles that have guided us for more than twenty years. We offer a wide range of benefits so colleagues can choose what works for them, including a generous total rewards package and a casual work environment.  We’re a growth company that looks for colleagues to grow with us – how far will your talent and dedication take you?

We currently have an outstanding career opportunity for a staff field Senior Property Adjuster for this territory.  The Senior Property Adjuster effectively determines and communicates the extent of loss or damage associated with commercial claims in a variety of business classes.  



Responsibilities:

  • Investigates commercial insurance claims in any of a variety of settings.
  • Uses knowledge of property and construction, and/or knowledge of the specific industry or business affected, personally conduct property inspections and photograph claim sites as necessary to depict and substantiate losses or damage, or the lack thereof.
  • Obtains necessary information from the claimant and from experts such as architects, engineers, builders, construction workers, police officers, health care practitioners, accountants, and others to fully and accurately assess the extent of the loss.
  • Works cooperatively with expert witnesses, attorneys, public adjusters, and carrier’s examiners as needed to conduct investigations, confirm findings and support evaluations.
  • Applies understanding of insurance policies and policy interpretation, establishing appropriate loss estimates based on all relevant information and findings.
  • Recommends the reasonable and proper amount the insurance company should pay on a claim.
  • Ensures the accuracy of information collected and reported and guard against fraudulent claims, based on critical issues identified and accurate conclusions drawn.
  • Prepares accurate, clear, thorough, and concise reports and letters to insurance carriers on conclusions and recommendations.
  • Maintains accurate, thorough field notes, journal entries, and time and expense records as required.

Job Requirements



Qualifications:

  • Ability to understand claims adjudication process.
  • 4-10 years' experience in commercial property adjusting or other insurance-related work to include Xactimate experience.
  • Sound knowledge of commercial and residential construction industries.
  • Knowledge of property claim law; skills in analyzing, interpreting, synthesizing, prioritizing, and reporting pertinent information and discerning the essential from the non-essential.
  • Research and investigative abilities; negotiating, conflict resolution and persuasion abilities.
  • Baccalaureate degree in a related field, or demonstration of equivalent knowledge and critical thinking skills.
  • Active license, or ability to promptly obtain such, in the assigned state(s).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive pay and benefits and an environment where teamwork, ongoing professional development, continuous improvement, and exceptional service are valued and rewarded.

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