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Reconstruction Estimators work with property owners, adjusters, and other stakeholders after traumatic events such as a fire or flood to clean up and repair damage to residential and commercial property. As a reconstruction estimator you will accurately scope projects and write estimates per guidelines. You will build relationships with insurance professionals and communicate with property owners... the expectations to build the structure back to its original form.

Why The Team Needs You? Serving others in their time of need is not easy. We will need you to build foundational relationships based on trust, actively listen, and bring in work for project managers to complete. We also want a fun personality that enjoys getting results.

Why Join The Team? We are an industry leader in restoration and reconstruction for insurance providers and commercial properties throughout the United States and Canada. Built upon principles of customer service, dynamic decision-making and leadership, we have the tools to continue our rapid growth. Our team puts emphasis into living our Vision, Mission and Values to be more than just a service provider our Reconstruction Estimators are on the front lines of restoring their communities by walking damaged properties and scoping estimates for rebuilds. You will have the autonomy after training to control your schedule and continually seek learning opportunities that will improve your skill set.

Values: Deliver what you promise. Respect the individual. Have pride in what you do. Practice continuous improvement.
Vision: To provide extraordinary care while serving people in their time of need

Responsibilities and Duties

Reconstruction Estimating
• Provide a detailed scope of loss and estimate on constructions projects and property insurance losses.
• Prepare, negotiate, record, communicate and secure approval on the scope of the project with appropriate stakeholders.
• Meets all estimating timelines required by PDR, TPAs, and insurance providers.
• Meets or exceeds RMS scoring metrics.
• Write and manage supplements and change orders as required.
• Follow insurance trends in claims and adjusting losses.

Customer Focused
• Builds and maintains relationships with insurance adjusters, TPAs, property managers, and other target audiences.
• Assists the Project Managers in developing a vendor network of skilled trades to promote quality workmanship.

Financial Stewardship
• Creates Work Orders for Project Managers to follow during the repair process.
• Meets or exceeds assigned annual revenue target.
• Coordinates financials for assigned projects as required to include invoices, draws, and final payments.
• Notify accounting of invoicing and provide accurate information for source of payment.
• Assist the accounting department in collections on an as needed basis.
• Follow up with adjusters to facilitate conclusion of file.

Data Management
• Maintains thorough / accurate records for all assigned projects.
• Manages all data systems to include XA, Symbility, and RMS for all assigned projects per processes.

• Keep customers and insurance companies up to date with current estimating timelines and completion.
• Collaborate with Project Manager on all reconstruction jobs.

• Highly organized with great time-management skills
• Customer-focused mindset
• Ability to switch priorities and tasks.
• Works efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

Qualifications and Experience
• Minimum of 2 years experience in reconstruction estimating is preferred.
• Analytical and strong organizational skills, with excellent verbal and written ability.
• Level 1 Xactimate preferred.
• Experience in Symbility estimating software is preferred.
• Understanding of Nextgear/CoreLogic RMS is preferred.
• Ability to read and interpret insurance policies.
• Experience working with insurance TPAs.
• Ability to interpret SLA agreements.
• Ability to produce estimates with limited revisions.

Education and Certifications
• Xactimate 1 Certification
• Symbility Certification
• BS in Accounting, Project Management, Risk Management and Insurance, or similar is preferrable.

Flexible work from home options available
St. Louis MO USA


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