Auto and Heavy Equipment Appraiser
Custard Insurance Adjusters, Inc.
Custard Insurance Adjusters' mission is to provide its clients with the highest quality of claim service available in the industry. We are recognized as a premier company, continuing to increase our role as a national leader in the claims service field. Our commitment to this mission is evident as we strive to:
Provide consistently superior products and services throughout CIA's network of branch locations in the United States.
Maintain a strong sense of urgency in responding to the needs of our clients.
Provide customized services, when needed, to satisfy the individual requirements of our clients.
Provide a fair and competitive price for the products and services offered.
Establish and maintain a partnership with our clients for long-term relationships.
Continue to place emphasis on excellence at all levels of our organization and increase our role as a national leader in the claim service field.
What we are looking for:
Auto and Heavy Equipment Appraiser -Contract
Summary of Authority and Responsibilities
Estimates, evaluates, negotiates and reports damage to auto, tractor-trailers, specialty vehicles (trucks/vans over ¾ ton), construction equipment, cranes, agricultural equipment, and motor homes/RVs as assigned by CIA’s Heavy Equipment Division.
Managed by the Branch Manager, or in the absence of a Branch Manager, the District Manager with file supervision provided by the Heavy Equipment Division.
Prior appraisal or repair experience required; valid FL appraisal certification, valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required; demonstrated oral and written communication, problem analysis, planning and organizational skills required. Ability to complete all tasks necessary for proper inspection of vehicles, to include inspection of vehicle underside if required.
Location and Equipment
Inside and outside environment. Must be able to drive an automobile; operate a digital camera or smartphone for digital photos, calculator and digital recorder.
Contact with Others
Inside contact with branch managers, adjusters and clerical workers. Outside contact with clients, policyholders, claimants and tradespersons.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Inspect and estimate damage to vehicle types listed above based on the lowest reasonable cost prevailing in that geographic area.
- Prepare timely, clear and concise estimates and reports to clients in the client’s preferred report format.
- Communicate as needed with the client to ensure the assignment is being completed accurately and the client’s needs are being met.
- Negotiate and conclude physical damage aspects of claims.
- Participate in marketing activities as required.
- Perform any other job-related tasks as assigned by Branch Manager or Heavy Equipment Division.
As with all positions, this function will be performed by a qualified person. No form of improper discrimination will be used as a job qualification.
For more information about Custard Insurance Adjusters please visit our website at www.custard.com.