Estimate Review Specialists Sr.
Posted on: September 22, 2023
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Estimate Review Specialists Sr.
**PRIMARY PURPOSE:** To review all estimates and supporting
documentation submitted by contractors/adjusters, using Xactimate,
Symbility, and other estimating applications; to ensure estimates
follow client and regulatory requirements and meet Sedgwick Repair
Solutions guidelines while replacing a field adjuster if needed,
and to serve as a subject matter expert on property restoration
**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES**
+ Conducts quality reviews of contractor documentation for repair
estimates to ensure it meets local area codes, industry and
manufacturer requirements, and is within the guidelines of the
carrier and Sedgwick Repair Solutions.
+ Negotiates with adjusters, contractors, and others as necessary
to reach agreement on final scope.
+ Creates, reviews, and sends fair and accurate estimates through
+ Records data around initial estimates reviewed, number of
reviews, and rejections on all files.
+ Identifies any differences and validates that any differences are
justified in accordance with standard industry practices or
+ Reviews justifications and uses independent judgment and
+ Aides contractors on how to handle specific types of repairs.
+ Writes estimates including but not limited to: supporting items
to meet safety and/or other local/state/federal agency
requirements, type and content of supporting documentation for
accounts receivable, and scope differences.
+ Receives and responds to e-mails/communications from Contractors
or from Carriers regarding questions.
+ Provides input for the establishment and update of storm
+ Determines if emergency repairs are appropriate to be made (met
technical requirements for temporary repairs) and authorizes
Contractors to perform the justified services.
+ Monitors, assists, tracks, and provides approval for all claims
that are re-inspected by the Carrier.
**ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES**
+ Performs other duties as assigned.
+ Supports the organization's quality program(s).
+ Travels as required.
**Education & Licensing**
Bachelor's degree in building construction from an accredited
college or university preferred.
Five (5) years of experience in insurance adjusting or construction
background or equivalent combination of education and experience
required. Experience using Xactimate estimating software
**Skills & Knowledge**
+ Strong working knowledge of repair practices/construction
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ PC literate, including proficiency in Microsoft Office
+ Analytical and interpretive skills
+ Good interpersonal skills
+ Ability to perform multiple tasks and set priorities
+ Strong customer service skills
+ Ability to work independently or in a team environment
+ Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to
**Mental:** Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent
judgment and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress;
ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability
to meet deadlines
+ Must be able to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
+ Must be able to kneel, squat or bend.
+ Must be able to work outdoors in hot and/or cold weather
+ Have the ability to climb, crawl, stoop, kneel, reaching/working
+ Be able lift/carry up to 50 pounds
+ Be able to push/pull up to 100 pounds.
+ Be able to drive up to 4 hours per day.
**Auditory/Visual:** Hearing, vision and talking
NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit
check, is required for this position.
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe
the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague
assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a
comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances.
Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of
the position at any time.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free
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