Project Estimator
at Wylander

Date Posted: 3/8/2020

Job Description

Wylander Solutions, a recruiting company specializing in the construction industry, is hiring a project Estimator for RESCON Restoration and Construction. This position will be located in their Newton, MA office. The Estimator reports directly to the Production Manager/Operations Manager and is responsible for providing estimates to customers who have experienced an insurance loss/claim. The Estimator’s primary focus is to serve as a salesperson for the company and to perform, negotiate and conclude estimates and supplements for insurance adjusters. This person is responsible for creating fast and accurate estimates and for making sure that all data is properly uploaded to Xactimate and XactAnalysis, as well as in PSA, and that the status of jobs is properly maintained. The Estimator may be assigned to handle a claim originating in mitigation and follow it through the entire reconstruction claim.


  • Health Benefits
  • Life Insurance, Short/ Long Term Disability
  • 401k with a 4% match after 6 months


  • Base salary: $50,000-$60,000
  • Employee is eligible for company bonus plan
  • Company Vehicle
  • Cell Phone, iPad, and Laptop
  • PTO


  • Close sales after estimates are approved by the insurance company, making sure that good communication is maintained during the approval process with all parties involved
  • Ensure that contracts are signed, that all policies and procedures of the company are reviewed with the client (part), that deductibles and deposits (if applicable) are collected at the time of contract signing, and that the jobs sale is completed and properly noted in PSA and XactAnalysis/Xactimate
  • Manage the customers’ expectations to ensure they understand all company policies, guidelines and processes so as to ensure no deviation and loss of control of the job
  • Complete Xactimate estimates for initial loss supplements and change orders for the Project Managers, establishing budgets and upload into company software
  • Negotiate large loss supplemental contracts with adjusters
  • Responsible for driving sales revenue and completing comprehensive scope and closing sale with client
  • Ensure that all jobs are updated in a timely manner in Xactimate, XactAnalysis and PSA
  • Perform all other duties as may be assigned
  • Participate as a team in production alongside the Project Manager to give a team approach to the job
  • Establish and assist in following payment terms and collecting accounts receivables


  • 3+ years of construction and estimating experience preferred
  • Xactimate is a plus
  • Experience in construction is required and other related restoration services is a plus
  • Computer skills including word processing (Microsoft Word), spreadsheet use (Excel)
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills needed

Keywords: construction, project management, Xactimat

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Newton, MA
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/8/2020

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