Estimator_Baton Rouge
at Wylander

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

Job Description

Wylander, a recruiting company specializing in the disaster restoration industry, is recruiting an Estimator for Guarantee Restoration Services. In addition to providing accurate, manageable, and profitable estimates for projects, the Estimator is responsible for selling services to the property owner, performing site inspections, estimating the cost of reconstruction of the entire project through the use of Xactimate; negotiating reconstruction costs with insurance carrier representatives; communicating with the Project Manager on issues that will affect the project schedule and/or budget. This position will be located out of the Baton Rouge Office.


  • •Health Benefits after 60 days of employment
    • oCompany to contribute 50% to employee premium
  • •Matching 401K


  • •Base salary: $60,000
  • •Employee is eligible for company bonus plan
  • •Company vehicle, cell phone and laptop provided
  • •PTO


  • •Use Xactimate software to estimate residential and commercial reconstruction projects following mitigation process
  • •Ability to inspect and scope projects in a timely fashion
  • •Negotiate fair and accurate scope/cost for repairs with homeowners and adjusters
  • •Handle estimating inquiries and demonstrate a high level of problem resolution and technical assistance.
  • •Set proper client expectations and meet them
  • •Establish and maintain client relationships as well as relationships with insurance adjusters and claim representatives
  • •Respond to property damage emergency calls when required

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years’ experience as an estimator, preferably in the restoration industry
  • Possess a strong construction background and be able to communicate with Insurance Adjusters/Reps that may have very little construction knowledge
  • Must have knowledge of both residential and commercial reconstruction experience
  • Xactimate proficiency is 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

    Posted On: Thursday, December 27, 2018
    Compensation: $60,000.00

    Job Snapshot

    • Employee Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Baton Rouge, LA
    • Job Type: Other
    • Experience: At least 3 year(s)
    • Date Posted: 8/8/2019

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