Project Estimator
at Wylander

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Description

Wylander Solutions, a recruiting company specializing in the construction industry, is hiring a Project Estimator for Lindstrom Restoration located in Minneapolis, MN.  Lindstrom Restoration, Founded by Carl Lindstrom in 1953, has provided exceptional fire and water damage restoration for homes and commercial buildings in Minneapolis, MN and surrounding areas for more than 60 years.  Now a 3rd generation family owned and operated business, they’re passionate about finding candidates who share their values and seek purpose in their career. The Estimator is responsible for performing site inspections, document losses with accurate measurements, notes and photographs with strong attention to detail; 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.

Benefits:

  • Health benefits after 60 days of employment
    • Company contributes 75% to the employee premium and 50% to dependents
  • Matching 401K after 1 year

Compensation:

  • Base salary
  • Employee is eligible for company bonus plan
  • Company provided vehicle, cell phone and laptop

Responsibilities:

  • Use Xactimate software to estimate residential and commercial water, fire, wind and mold restoration projects, including the reconstruction
  • Ability to inspect and scope projects in a timely fashion
  • Respond to property damage emergency calls when required
  • Negotiate fair and accurate scope/cost for repairs
  • 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

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 required
  • 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

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