H.W. Kaufman Group

Property Claims Examiner

Location US-MI-Farmington Hills | US-TX-Houston | US-LA-Metairie | US-TX-Arlington
Risk Services
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Minuteman Adjusters

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  • Working for a Third Party Administrator in the investigation, analysis, and direct oversight of full case load of first party property claims
  • Assess first party property claims on a nationwide basis
  • Target identification of subrogation opportunities and lead recovery efforts
  • Review independent adjuster reports for accuracy
  • Promptly communicate with Lloyd’s of London brokers and underwriting and claims personnel of other Carrier clients to provide outstanding customer service and results
  • Promptly communicate with insureds, claimants, retail agents, general agents, independent adjusters and attorneys as necessary. Strategize and take action to obtain best possible results for claims
  • This position requires a high degree of knowledge with regard to all aspects of first party coverage
  • Must be able to review insurance policy coverage, and prepare reservation of rights or declination letters when appropriate
  • Be an organized, effective communicator, and possess excellent analytical, writing, negotiation, and follow-up skills
  • Prepare proposed expense and loss reserve/settlement reports that exceed authority for submission


  • Ability to read, understand, and apply policy terms
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of first-party property adjusting experience
  • TPA experience is preferred
  • Insurance designations and commitment to ongoing insurance education preferred
  • Exemplary customer service
  • Ability to accurately handle a full case load in a fast paced environment
  • Ability and willingness to commit to extended schedules following significant catastrophe losses
  • Outstanding organizational skills and maintenance of diary system
  • Competence in using MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and the ability to learn new IT applications such as carrier or TPA systems


  • Competitive base compensation
  • Health benefits & 401K with employer match
  • Employer paid continuing education courses and designations
  • Many opportunities for career advancement

About Our Company

Minuteman Adjusters is an In-house Third Party Administrator for the HW Kaufman Group, the parent entity of Minuteman and related companies. Anchored by Burns & Wilcox, a dynamic industry leader in the specialty insurance sector, Minuteman is staffed with savvy adjusters who can process insurance claims with speed and precision, providing prompt and exceptional claim service to insured, retail agents, brokers and carriers. Our continued growth and market expansion, coupled with an aggressive acquisition strategy, provide an excellent opportunity for professional growth. At the HW Kaufman Group, we value smart people, smart products, and smart solutions. We invite you to consider joining our winning team!


Equal Opportunity Employer

The H.W. Kaufman Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.





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