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Construction Estimator

Company: Paul Davis
Location: Cottage Grove
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Summary: Estimators work with owners, adjusters, and Project Managers after traumatic events such as a fire or flood to clean up and repair damage to residential and commercial property. Estimators assist with creating scopes, estimates and job site sketches as requested to submit to insurance adjustors for approval, while building strong internal and external relationships.

How do we take care of our employees?

--- Medical benefit

o Up to 70% employer paid monthly premium

o 85% employer paid medical deductible

--- Affordable employee paid dental and vision benefit

--- Up to 5% 401k or Roth match and fully vested once eligible

--- 13 days of paid time off (PTO) and 8 paid holidays

--- Hybrid office/remote work model

--- Company profit sharing after completion of one year of employment

--- Company paid training and development opportunities

What are Estimators responsible for?

  • Work closely with assigned Project Managers to ensure all required loss documentation is saved in electronic job files appropriately per insurance and TPA requirements
  • Utilize Xactimate to submit accurate estimates for mitigation, reconstruction, remodeling, and contents work
  • Negotiate estimates with insurance adjusters
  • Build and maintain long term relationships with TPAs and Insurance Adjustors
  • On occasion, visit loss sites to complete estimate and/or Matterport
  • Maintain construction, insurance and technical knowledge by attending education workshops, reviewing technical publications
    What are we looking for?

    --- Associate's degree in business, construction or other related acumen. Bachelor's degree preferred or 5 years of construction-related experience

    --- Ability to learn and operate industry software (Xactimate/CRM/Symbility/Matterport)

    --- High-level communicator with external and internal customers

    --- Able to self-prioritize and manage multiple losses in different stages of completion

    --- Dedication to customer service and taking care of others

    --- Ability to adapt to changing schedules based on incoming emergencies

    --- Insurable driver's license

    --- Ability to safely lift 25 pounds

    About us:

    We serve people by helping them recover from disasters stemming from fire, floods and storms. Serving others in their time of need is a challenging and rewarding career. Empathy and honesty are a must as many homeowners have experienced significant loss and are often in an emotional state. We need your help to build foundational relationships based on trust and contribute as part of a team to complete projects successfully.

    Why join our team?

    Since 1996 we have been the leader in restoration for property owners and insurance providers in South-Central Wisconsin. We are growing and have career opportunities for individuals who want purpose out of their work. We love creating opportunities for our team members to grow professionally and personally while becoming experts in the field of restoration through training, mentoring, and a variety of certifications.

    Built upon principles of customer service, dynamic team building, and unquestioned integrity, we have a stronghold in our market that ensures job satisfaction and security.

    --- Our Culture: Team - Tempo - Truth

    --- Our Vision: To provide extraordinary care while serving people in their time of need

    --- Our Mission: To provide opportunities for great people to deliver Best in Class results

    --- Our Values: Deliver what you promise. Respect the individual. Have pride in what you do. Practice continuous improvement

    Compensation: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

    Since 1966, Paul Davis has been an industry leader in the areas of property damage mitigation, reconstruction and remodeling. With more than 370 offices in our franchise network, the company serves residential, institutional, and commercial customers and clients across the United States and Canada.

    We have built our heritage one project at a time, establishing a reputation for performance, integrity and responsibility among customers and carriers alike. Whether property damage is caused by water, fire, smoke, storms or other disasters, we deliver on our promise to deliver excellence, expertise and a customer experience that is second to none. At Paul Davis, our passion for quality drives everything we do.

    Our Vision:

    To Provide Extraordinary Care While Serving People In Their Time Of Need.

    Our Values:

    Deliver What You Promise

    Respect The Individual

    Have Pride In What You Do

    Practice Continuous Improvement

    Our Mission:

    To provide opportunities for great people to deliver Best in Class results

Keywords: Paul Davis, Madison , Construction Estimator, Professions , Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

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