Marine Claims Field Inspector

  • Headquarters - Springfield, VA
  • Full Time
  • Insurance
  • 1/3/2019
  • 5323 Port Royal Road
    Springfield, VA 22151
  • BoatU.S., a part of GEICO and the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, is seeking Marine Claims Field Inspector!

    Marine industry professional/Boat Mechanic/Repairer, Military Mechanics: Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard; this is an excellent opportunity to apply your skills to a new civilian career!

    No military experience? No problem! We have found success training individuals from a variety of mechanical backgrounds including: Marine * Automotive* Diesel* Aircraft*

    Job Location:
    NJ regional/New England regional/Great Lakes regional/Houston regional/Miami, FL regional/Melbourne, FL regional

    The position will include travel for daily assignments within the geographic region of hire and will be home-based. Occasional extended travel may be required in certain circumstances.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Complete field inspections of boats to determine and document the cause, nature and extent of loss related damages
    • Provide written reports with photos and a damage appraisal documenting the cost of repairs to in-house adjusting staff
    • Assist our training team to further develop technical training for our in-house adjusting staff
    • Assist with other ongoing company and department initiatives related to marine industry skills and experience
  • • Minimum Education of High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Prior repair and/or estimating experience
    • Ability to communicate professionally in person and by phone with insureds, claimants and repairers
    • Ability to independently drive to and from inspection sites, safely board and disembark vessels on land or in the water
    • Ability to resolve conflicts or facilitate conflict resolution
    • Strong attention to detail, ability to work independently and with remote supervision, strong organization, priority setting and multitasking skills
    • Ability to document files in clear and concise manner
    • Computer and typing proficiency, excellent customer service skills
    • Already have or be able to obtain and maintain independent adjusters license


    Desired Qualifications:

    • College Degree
    • Prior Marine Insurance Claims experience
    • Prior marine specific repair and/or estimating

    How to Apply:
    You will need an active email address and phone number. Email FieldTech@BoatUS.com your resume, preferably as a Word.doc or PDF.

    BoatU.S. is an equal opportunity employer. BoatU.S. conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
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