Virtual Property Inspector-Contract 1099 in Memphis, TN at Sedgwick

Date Posted: 8/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Virtual Property Inspector-1099 position
 
IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE
For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 21,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets -- their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.
Sedgwick is a global leader in property insurance claims, offering solutions for commercial and residential markets. We specialize in large/complex losses, large domestic and international commercial risks, middle market commercial property losses, and real estate and catastrophic losses.
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
To handle losses and claims for property and casualty insurers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
The Sedgwick virtual inspector program is a collaboration between a field inspector and virtual desk adjuster to capture the critical details needed in the proper settlement of losses. As the field inspector, you will utilize an on-demand, video chat application that enables you to connect with a desk adjuster in real-time, allowing them to assess the damage virtually and communicate with the customer. Most claims will be wind/and or hail damage. You will be required to upload Xactimate estimate assignments with scope notes, photos, required forms or documents to support the investigation of the loss in a streamlined and simple manner.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).
  • 1099 Position
  • Current Xactimate subscription required
  • Previous Xactimate experience and/or training required
  • Previous wind and/or hail claims handling or inspection experience preferred
  • Must have or be willing to purchase a computer and smart phone
QUALIFICATIONS
Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
Experience
Four (4) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Skills & Knowledge
  • Strong oral and written communication, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Demonstrated commitment to timely reporting
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental:
Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines
Auditory/Visual:
Hearing, vision and talking
NOTE:
Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
 
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and a
Drug-Free Workplace