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Job ID :
99736
Location :
Schaumburg, IL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Claims
Description :

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Job Description

Allstate Insurance Company has an exceptional career opportunity for a Field Auto Estimator in Schaumburg, IL!

 

Customers need us the most when they are involved in an accident.  As an Allstate Field Auto Damage Estimator you will play a vital role to ensure we deliver on our promise to help restore people’s lives after they’ve had a loss.  You will be responsible for inspecting damaged vehicles and preparing itemized auto damage appraisals to return customers’ vehicles to their pre-loss condition.  You will meet with customers in person to guide them through the settlement process in a caring and professional manner.

 

What you will do:

  • Make and maintain a connection with the customer by understanding and meeting their needs; serves the customer with empathy; and follows up to ensure that customer needs have been met
  • Research and respond to moderately complex customer communications, concerns, conflicts or issues
  • Summarize documents and enter into claim system notes
  • Document a claim file with notes, evaluations and decision making process
  • Investigate moderately complex files, reviews damage, takes photos, and determines reparability or total loss
  • Prepare damage estimates for moderately complex claims and locates parts
  • Prepare, review, reconcile and/or approve supplements
  • Condition vehicles and prepares report for customer
  • Determine valuation of salvage
  • Evaluate diminished value in a moderately complex claim
  • Process claims payments
  • Initiate system generated checks and pays appropriate parties
  • Negotiate and settle moderately complex claims in accordance with business unit best practices

 

 What we offer:

  • Competitive salary, based on prior experience
  • Company car
  • IPad, laptop, cellphone
  • Generous Paid Time Off, 401(k) and pension
  • The freedom to work from home
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Wellness incentives
  • Tuition reimbursement (starts day 1)
  • Volunteer opportunities 
  • You can view all Allstate benefits @ https://allstategoodlife.com

     

Job Qualifications

 

Please note that, since this is a field service position, you will need to have a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.  This is a demanding field position that will require you to travel within the territory as much as 75% of your working time.  

 

Ideal Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 5 years of auto estimating experience required
  • Prior experience using auto estimating software, CCC Pathways, Audatex, Mitchell, etc
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a passion for helping others
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Persistence and the ability to work through and solve problems
  • Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Military candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Military experience is a plus
  • Has and maintains all appropriate licenses and registrations for the role per state requirements

 


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

Effective July 1, 2014, under Indiana House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, it is against public policy of the State of Indiana and a discriminatory practice for an employer to discriminate against a prospective employee on the basis of status as a veteran by refusing to employ an applicant on the basis that they are a veteran of the armed forces of the United States, a member of the Indiana National Guard or a member of a reserve component.

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