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Black & Veatch Senior Construction Claims Specialist in Helena, Montana

Senior Construction Claims Specialist

Date: Nov 4, 2022

Location:

US Overland Park, KS, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Req Id : 81782

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Summary

This position offers the opportunity for a talented professional with forensic cost and schedule experience to join the Black & Veatch legal team in partnering with project teams to resolve varied and challenging problems. The position is well suited for someone who likes working in a dynamic, high-stakes and fast-paced environment, and that can leverage strong organizational skills to prioritize and tackle the challenges facing our project teams. This professional will have the opportunity to interact across all aspects of Black & Veatch’s business and leadership, and develop the support required to solve the problem at hand. This position also will allow for a flexible work location and present the opportunity to travel to project sites when needed to develop claim support.

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Key Responsibilities

  • At the direction of and in coordination with Dispute Resolution Counsel and the Director of Claims, work with project teams leadership to assess and develop defensible cost and schedule impact claims, including taking the lead in gathering and development of support for claims

  • Assist in developing claim strategy, with particular focus on developing cost and schedule impacts to support project claims

  • Draft reports, presentations and other supporting claim documentation reflecting cost and schedule impacts

  • Work with and assist BV Dispute Resolution counsel (including, as applicable, outside counsel) in the management of outside cost and schedule consultants to the extent required for a particular matter

  • Working with project teams to develop auditable and defensible claims for losses on insurance claims, including builder’s all risk and professional liability

  • Develop and deliver training to project management and project controls professionals across BV with respect to forensic cost and schedule claim methodology to assist in improving those commercial skills among our project teams

Minimum Qualifications

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree

  • 10+ years experience in project controls or other similar experience with forensic cost and schedule analysis

  • All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience leading teams

  • Excels in performing forensic cost and schedule analysis, including delay, prolongation and extension, disruption and loss of productivity.

  • Communicates and builds trust effectively with team, as well as project leadership

  • Strong relationship skills, both with internal team and organizationally

Certifications

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office enviornment.

Competencies

Salary Plan

ADM: Administrative/Business

Job Grade

007

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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