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SpartanCATreplied to: RE: Rope Access Standards for Pitched Roofing Systems

Where, other than Texas, can an individual be ACRABAT trained? I live in Michigan but am very interested in getting this training. Thanks in ...

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Is anyone aware of any rope and harness training courses in the salt lake city, Utah area?

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The below is from a 9/7 news article on IFAwebnews.com 
 
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Catsvstrainedreplied to: RE: Rope Access Standards for Pitched Roofing Systems

ACRABAT "Rope Access Standards for Pitched Roofing Systems" are not sold, they are free for all individual Property Adjusters to benifit from. They r...

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Anthony Smithreplied to: RE: What state licenses should an adjuster have?

I heard alot about New York license. Is that a good one to have and how difficult is it to obtain?

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AcceleratedAdjusterreplied to: RE: Rope Access Standards for Pitched Roofing Systems

Why don't you just pony up the $30 and place an ad here like the rest of us?

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Jeramy Whitakerreplied to: RE: Rope Access Standards for Pitched Roofing Systems

Is that why eagle view (or any other satellite imaging program) is becoming very popular to use? Although it does cost money, it does save time not to...

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stormcrowreplied to: RE: Rope Access Standards for Pitched Roofing Systems

Some years back my lead told me I would not be paid for a 12/12 pitch if I did not have a photo from the ridge. Seems at that time safety was not a c...

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Bernice Schallerreplied to: RE: 5 Ways Claims Adjusters can prepare for Catastrophe Claims

Very informative. Thank you!

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Advice for a prospective adjuster
Last Post 05/13/2012 11:34 AM by Claim Jumper. 3 Replies.
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George Lambros
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02/09/2012 11:38 PM
    Let me introduce myself.... I have been contracting for 6 years and looking for advice on becoming a Cat adjuster. My name is George, I am 24yrs old, physically able to climb ( I rock climb), mobile (single) , and live in IL. I have been exposed to most every trade involved with residential dwellings with most of my education, certifications, and experience in concrete repair, as well as commercial and industrial coatings.

    What steps / general knowledge would you advise to a person entering the Cat adjusting field to accomplish the following?

    >Training is a must, what training agencies and which classes would you recommend as essential classes?

    >What steps can a new adjuster take to make themselves more marketable to adjusting agencies?
     
    >Are there any long term goals, specialty markets, or new certifications you would recommend that pay better?

    >With knowledge of municipal storm and sanitary sewer components and processes, are there any niche services to provide there?
    olderthendirt
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    02/10/2012 1:28 PM
    First advice is to read the many pages here on your questions; and then if you have further questions come back and ask
    Life is like a sewer, what you get out of it depends on what you put in it
    okclarryd
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    02/11/2012 7:52 PM
    George,

    One of the first things for you to accomplish is how to do your own research. There is a mountain of information here on CADO and on other sites dealing with your situation. After you have done your research and have formulated some specific questions, come back and ask away.

    Happy Trails
    Larry D Hardin
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    05/13/2012 11:34 AM
    JMO- get a TX license and start using a software- drop resumes with anybody who will take them.

    If you have a 2 or 3 story ladder, a harness, and climbing skills you might be able to get on a storm in a CAT Support type of roll where you can demonstrate yourself to an IA firm or an IA who hires his own CAT Support.

    Tool up with knowledge and get that foot in the door I say- then its up to you to sink or swim.
    Hail storm addict with a soft spot for basement claims and other fast money!
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