Claims Adjuster General Liability, Mining, and Heavy Equipment

Scottsdale, Arizona, Atlanta, GA, Dallas, TX, Morristown, NJ
Sep 26, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Handle General Liability claims, Mining claims, and Heavy Equipment claims, including coverage analysis, investigation, evaluation of liability, settlements & subrogation for general liability claims
  • Maximize Recovery by identifying and managing subrogation, salvage & deductible protocol and actions 
  • Litigation Management including strategizing with defense counsel and experts on defense cases as well as declaratory judgment actions
  • Reserve claims files early & accurately, with goal of minimizing adverse development
  • Negotiate settlements; attend mediations, arbitrations & trials as appropriate (travel costs reimbursable)
  • Manage & control Loss Adjusting Expenses spent on attorneys, experts, independent adjusters & vendors
  • Refer all potential policy limits demands, independent counsel, bad faith, DOI issues to HIIG executive team, as appropriate
  • Identify & investigate all SIU issues in claims 
  • Accurately capture claims coding for ISO, Reinsurance and Loss Control purposes
  • Ensure fair and ethical policies and practices in all relationships and operations.
  • Comply with State Guidelines for Good Faith Claims Handling
  • Prepare Large Loss Reports & Trial Alerts for Claims Management and Reinsurance
  • Participate in industry organizations & CLE 
  • Other duties as may be required due to change, growth and continuous improvement

This position will be located in either Scottsdale, AZ; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; or Morristown, NJ.


To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential function and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Experience and Previous Authorities:

  • 5-7 Years background in handling general liability claims.
  • Utilize specialized computer software applications. Document case histories, reports and letters 
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills 
  • Evaluate and rate permanent disability cases 
  • Inquisitive and diplomatic
  • Have a strong sense of strategy and ability to adapt to changes in circumstances
  • Work independently and demonstrate good business sense
  • Results oriented. A strong focus on execution and getting things done right
  • A self-starter with a high level of professional maturity and a strong sense of urgency
  • Comfortable and effective working in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Thrives on and is not afraid of challenges
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, staff and other functional areas
  • Ability to identify and develop talent, delegate clearly and appropriately
  • Ability to drive results by identifying and resolving significant problems within the scope of responsibility


Exercises initiative; demonstrates adaptability, service motivation, respects the differences of others, and accepts personal responsibility; Able to secure, retain and affect the growth of top talent; To lead and sustain respect of others; To dissect complex issues and apply expert decision-making skills; Ability to work overtime or undesirable hours on short notice; Work cohesively in a team oriented environment with Presidents, Executives and others.

Ability to Travel as needed.

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Professional Designations: 

  • Bachelor Degree required
  • Current state adjusting license