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J.B. Hunt Transport Claims Examiner I in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00320325 Claims Examiner I (Open)

Job Title:

Claims Examiner I




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

Position Summary: The Claims Examiner position helps investigate and document incidents involving company equipment, cargo, and/or personnel. The position also helps manage claims made under our auto liability, general liability, worker’s compensation, or cargo insurance coverage while also ensuring the Company’s motor fleet is in compliance with federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations and Company policies.

Job Description:


Manage the Company’s exposure to risk by ensuring claims against it are thoroughly examined to minimize financial loss and diminished reputation.

Provide professional assistance to adjusters, law enforcement, attorneys, etc. that are involved in incidents where there exists potential liability and claims against the Company.

Manage routine and emergency situations for vehicular accidents, drug/alcohol allegations and safety issues with drivers, workers compensation claims, or cargo claims for your assigned area.

Evaluate legal liability, exposure to risk, and dollar value of damages for management review.

Maintain a suspense system to ensure regular review of case files.

Monitor case files daily to determine if reserves are set accurately and adjust within your authority.

Assess liability to apportion damages based on percentage of negligence for negotiating settlements with claimants, attorneys and insurance companies.

Conduct initial and follow up contact and/or correspondence with claimants, insurance companies, attorneys, etc. regarding claim submission.

Negotiate with plaintiff attorneys, insurance companies, etc. to settle vehicle and/or personal injury claims within your individual authority limits.

Maintain current knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations applicable to your area of responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications:




Work Experience:



Creativity (JBH Rating Scale), Customer Service, Decision Making & Problem Solving, Working with Others


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.