Project Estimator

Employer
Wylander Solutions
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Aug 02, 2018
Closes
Aug 16, 2018
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Wylander Solutions, a recruiting company specializing in the restoration industry, is hiring a Project Estimator for AdvantaClean of Lorton, Manassas, and Fredericksburg. The company serves nearly half of the Northern Virginia area, specializing in mold remediation and water damage restoration. The Estimator is responsible for meeting with homeowners/property owners, performing site inspections, documenting losses with accurate measurements with strong attention to detail, estimating the cost of reconstruction of the entire project through the use of Xactimate, negotiating mitigation costs with insurance carrier representatives, and communicating issues with the Project Manager that will affect the project schedule and/or budget. Compensation: Base salary: $50,000 DOE Employee is eligible for company bonus plan Company vehicle, cell phone and laptop provided PTO Responsibilities: Use Xactimate software to estimate residential and commercial water, fire, wind and mold restoration projects, including the reconstruction Respond to property damage emergency calls when required Negotiate restoration services and insurance claim settlements Handle all estimating inquiries for the team and demonstrate a high level of problem resolution and technical assistance Submit estimates in a timely matter determined by company requirements Establish and maintain client relationships as well as relationships with insurance adjusters and claim representatives Requirements: 3+ years' experience as an estimator, preferably in the restoration industry Possess a strong construction background and be able to communicate with property owners, insurance adjusters, and agents who may have very little construction knowledge Must have knowledge of both residential and commercial reconstruction experience Xactimate knowledge a plus Possess exceptional organizational and planning skills (detail-oriented person) Ability to recognize and solve problems independently Strong communication and negotiation skills Self-motivated, responsible and accountable Must be able to pass a background check and have a clean driving record. Keywords: Xactimate, construction, restoration, estimator

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