Contents Estimator
at Wylander

Date Posted: 3/10/2020

Job Description

Wylander, a recruiting company specializing in the disaster restoration industry, is recruiting a Contents Estimator for a restoration company in the Cleveland, Ohio area. The Estimator is responsible for performing site inspections, document losses with accurate measurements, and taking notes and photographs with strong attention to detail. In addition, the Estimator is responsible for meeting with the property owner, estimating the cost of contents restoration and cleaning for the entire project through the use of Xactimate, negotiating costs with insurance carrier representatives, communicating with the Project Manager on issues that will affect the project schedule and/or budget.


  • Health Benefits
  • Short Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K


  • Base salary: $38,000 - $48,000/yr (DOE)
  • Employee is eligible for company bonus plan
  • Company provided vehicle, cell phone and laptop


  • Create estimates of loss using proprietary software
  • Track job budgets, communicate job status, and provide written reports
  • Monitor production progress daily and on-site inspections
  • Manage third party vendor program and update online requirements including photos and documents.
  • Provide superior customer service
  • Assist management as needed with day-to-day operations
  • Schedule employee and subs
  • Assign projects to crew membersand complete all appropriate paperwork and written instructions on a daily basis


  • 2+ years’ experience as an estimator, preferably in the restoration industry
  • Ability to communicate with Insurance Adjusters/Reps who may have very little restoration/contents knowledge
  • Knowledge of both residential and commercial reconstruction/restoration experience
  • Xactimate, Moisture Mapper, and Fire & Ice proficiency a plus
  • Possess exceptional organizational and planning skills (detailed oriented person)
  • Ability to recognize and solve problems independently
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated, responsible and accountable

Keywords: Xactimate, construction, estimator

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Elyria, OH
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/10/2020

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