Liberty Mutual Field Auto Damage Appraiser Safeco - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas
Advance your career at Liberty Mutual - A Fortune 100 Company!
Are you looking to use your customer service skills in a role where you can see that you are making a difference in people’s lives? Are you looking for a position that allows you to do meaningful and innovative work in a culture of continuous improvement? Do you want a career that includes endless opportunities for growth?
Join Liberty Mutual Insurance, a Fortune 100 Company, and hone your skills alongside a diverse, collaborative team dedicated to helping others and providing best-in-class customer service!
A career with Liberty Mutual providesa home for your talent, and an open road for your ambition. We will provide you with a wide variety of work to enhance your skills and advance your career. We will stand together to preserve and protect what people earn, build, own and cherish.
As a member of the Field Auto Damage Appraising Team, you will play a vital role in providing an outstanding customer experience by using your investigative and negotiation skills to resolve a variety of auto claims in a fast paced, detail-oriented, team environment. Every day is a new exciting challenge, as our Field Auto Damage Appraisers use industry leading products and services to help our customers through the claims process.
Using multiple software systems and claims best practices, prepares itemized appraisals indicating costs of parts, materials and labor necessary to restore damaged vehicles to their pre-damage condition. Submits appraisals promptly to claims personnel or issues payments to policyholders and/or claimants to expeditiously process claims.
Provides technical advice on vehicle repair, parts costs, garage expertise and opinions on whether specific damage is related to a particular accident.
Completes auto repair facility and independent re-inspections, supplements as warranted to verify damage or confirm repairs are completed.
Resolves disagreements and negotiates with auto repair facilities, Independent Adjusters, claimants and policyholders.
Evaluates claims for potential fraud or subrogation.
Assists claims management in the resolution of complaints.
Participates with the Supervisor in special assignments
May assume managerial duties as needed.
May be called upon for catastrophe duty
All other duties as assigned.
Requirements include extensive knowledge of automobile parts and repair techniques, terminology and vehicle construction.
Must possess complete knowledge of automated appraisal systems and understand overall claims operations.
Requires strong negotiation and analytical skills, strong computer skills and ability to work with multi-faceted systems.
Ability to effectively and independently manage workload while exhibiting good judgment.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form.
The capabilities, skills and knowledge required is normally acquired through a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and at least 3-5 years of directly related experience. Licensing and certification are required.
For car custodians, a valid driver's license is required.
We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:
401K and Company paid pension plan
Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
Discount fitness memberships
Flexible spending accounts
Vision care coverage
Credit Union membership
Employee and Dependent life insurance
Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.
We believe that the Company's success is inextricably linked to our employees' satisfaction and success: satisfaction that they work for an industry leader committed to improving safety, satisfaction that they work for a company that does the right thing, and satisfaction that the company will reward them for their contributions and provide opportunities for personal growth and success.
We believe our employees take pride in knowing that they help people live safer more secure lives every day.
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Title: Field Auto Damage Appraiser Safeco - Houston, TX
Requisition ID: 79458