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"Claims Associates who work with us don’t just make a living, they build a career. We’re always seeking qualified Catastrophe Adjusters, Daily Claims Adjusters and Claims Associates. We have opportunities for field and in-office personnel to handle a variety of losses.

Employment opportunities are driven by a number of factors, including weather, client needs and industry trends. New opportunities are added often — be sure to check this page regularly for open positions."

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"The unpredictable nature of catastrophe claims adjusting makes staffing a challenging prospect. Labor requirements fluctuate with windstorm, flood and seismic activity, creating the necessity for an “at-will” or “as needed” adjuster work force, rather than one based on a regular, full-time schedule. Extensive travel and lengthy stays away from home are often required.

Even with that caveat, ICA is continuously searching for quality outside property adjusters and commercial adjusters. We pride ourselves on our Quality Service to our customers and their policy holders. Qualifications should include specific insurance claims adjusting experience in your field of preference and adjuster licensing in your state of residence (if required). Individuals who have a background in a closely related field, such as automobile body repair or home construction, may also be considered for claims adjusting positions. Other requirements for claims adjusting positions include outstanding organizational skills and exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Computer literacy and excellent customer service skills are necessary."

Careers at Pitot Catastrophe Services

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"Due to the fact that our business is based on storm related events, all of our positions are temporary as-needed positions. Wages will vary based on the particular storm, your role and the client company you are representing."

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 Can someone please recommend a good tape measure? I am going broke buying a new one every few months. I had one today that the tape broke in half and it was less than two months old. Thanks for any help.

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Your tape measure is probably the single most important tool in this trade and everyone has their own personal choice when it comes to purchasing one. I know alot of you big budget - toys hounds use the Distos for measuring. No doubt they are the best but $400 doesn't fit into everyone's budget. Stanley is the predominant brand when it comes to tape measures. I believe everyone should carry a 35 footer. I see so many with 25's and you find alot of rafter lengths longer than that. What do you carry as your primary and why?

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Been following this thread. Here's a quick, handy, summary. Hope it helps.

Measuring Summary

Tape Measure of Choice (Descending order of preference-more or less):

1. FatMax 35‘--Durability, rigidity when measuring longer lengths, questionable warranty
2. Sears Craftsman 30’ (Model 39676)--Durability, easy to find (yellow), Craftsman lifetime warranty, limited to 30’
3. Disto Laser--Speed, accuracy, great interior/limited exterior tool, T=$(Approx 20min savings per scope), get “eye piece” and tripod for up to 300’ accuracy in sunlight, $350+/-, info at www.distogage.com,
4. HILTI PD30 Laser--$500!, 650’=98% accuracy, testament-"Measured 3 story commercial bldg in 1.5 hrs.", HD website=$174.50 (posted 12-05, but check web site(s) before you drive to store for best price)
5. Roll-a-tape surveyor wheel--Accurate to the inch?, great for fences/ground measurements…W.W. Granger model discounted to $40
6. Ryobi (Model MPT006/$35) Laser--Cost effective
7. Trimble (SPECTRA HD150) Laser--Better than Disto?, ? Portability, www.trimble.com
8. Executive Wheel--$29.95 @ Lowes, folds for compact handling, wheel only 4” diameter
9. Stanley Laser--Cost effective, approx. 65' limit
10. TARGET, FatMax equivalent--Only $8.99, consensus not in yet, could be cost effective backup

Alternate Methods, Tried and True Tips from the Vets:

2. Always carry two or more tapes and/or Disto or other laser
3. Tennis (rubber) ball attached to 100’tape, toss from ridge--WATCH FOR POWER LINES/OTHER ELECTRICAL DEVICES YOU CAN‘T SEE OVER THE ROOFLINE!, “DON’T” use golf ball (who's underneath?), consider nylon tape
4. WHEELS: “Shingle Bump” makes for inaccurate measurement
5. Always check (google) web sites first for best price--especially so with lasers
6. Ground Measurements: Use Blue Book, span and pitch if steep, unsafe roof climb


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