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Independent Inspection & Estimating Contractors

Live the American Dream – build a lucrative inspection or estimating business with help from Hancock.

Looking for a job where you can set your own hours? Hancock needs independent property inspectors to help us deliver accurate, detailed reports to our clients. We provide field and classroom training and get you started as an independent “1099” contractor.

Your future starts here.

Who We Hire

Whether you’re looking for profitable part-time or seasonal work or seeking a full-time career change, consider all that Hancock has to offer.

First responders

Helping people after a catastrophic event is second nature to first responders. Supplement your income from your primary job as a firefighter or police officer with Hancock.

Construction / roofing / insurance workers

Your experience in construction, roofing, or insurance claims is invaluable. You might even want to make property inspections your primary occupation.

Who We Hire

Whether you’re looking for profitable part-time or seasonal work or seeking a full-time career change, consider all that Hancock has to offer.

Retired military / military spouses

Hancock values the experience and work ethic of our veterans and military spouses. Enjoy the flexibility of seasonal or part-time work, no matter where your duty station is located.

Community-minded people

Hancock provides training and support for reliable, community-minded people who want to help others. You can make a difference in the lives of distressed property owners.
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Getting started is easy!

Enjoy unsurpassed flexibility and growth as an independent contractor with Hancock Claims. Inspectors and estimating professionals are in high demand nationwide. You bring your enthusiasm and unique experience – Hancock helps with the rest.

5 Simple Steps to a Lucrative Contracting Business

Schedule and complete Hancock’s 2-step phone vetting and interview process to get started.

Submit Phase 1 paperwork, including background check and required documentation.

Join an experienced inspector/estimator on a ride-along, followed by an evaluation.

Hancock helps you complete Phase 2 paperwork, including the Contractor Agreement, Certificates of Insurance, and setting up your LLC (Limited Liability Corporation).

Activate your business with our scheduling center and start earning!

Benefits & Perks

More than just a good paycheck.

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Build Your Own Business

Being an independent Hancock Claims technician is more than a job. You’ll be a business owner with unlimited growth potential.

Legal Guidance

Hancock guides you through the process of LLC and independent business ownership.

Save on Insurance & Financial Services

Join a professional independent contractors organization for free (Hancock pays your membership fee). Save on health insurance, tax preparation, student loan fees, and other money-saving benefits.

Get Deep Discounts at Pep Boys

Hancock helps ensure your vehicle runs smoothly with deep discounts at Pep Boys nationwide.

Set Your Own Schedule

Enjoy a healthy work-life balance because you set your schedule. Work 40 hours one week, take a family vacation the next – it’s up to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer full-time, part-time, and seasonal work. Each season brings the potential for weather events that need adjusters and inspectors.
Hancock helps you throughout the education and exam process. We provide classroom and in-field training with a mentor to fully prepare you to go out independently.
Our adjusters don’t always have to go on roofs to assess the damage. We have technology-assisted devices for steep or pitched roofs.
As an independent contractor, you are responsible for paying federal or state taxes (if applicable) and Social Security, according to the Internal Revenue Service. You receive a 1099 form each year that you earn $600 or more. Hancock deducts required state and federal taxes from your gross earnings for our employees.

In addition to competitive pay and the freedom to make your own schedule, our independent contractors enjoy deep discounts on parts and service at any Pep Boys nationwide. Hancock pays for membership to the Independent Contractors Benefits Association (ICBA) which offers special rates on insurance, financial services, student loan support, and other membership perks.

Join Our Team

Check our current openings and easily apply online.

Explore Corporate Careers

The Hancock corporate team supports a national network of technicians and claims specialists while driving excellent customer service. Explore your opportunities with the best team in the business.

Become a Technician

Team in Blue technicians enjoy robust opportunities with maximum flexibility in scheduling and resources. Explore your opportunities in this exciting field.

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Join our network of contractors, engineers and professional service providers to access great opportunities and fast payment turnarounds.