Workers' Compensation Claims Manager

Kiewit Corporation   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 29 days ago

As a Workers' Compensation Claims Manager in the Risk Management & Insurance Department, you will direct handling and resolution of workers' compensation claims arising out of Kiewit's construction operations. You will also support Department, project and District personnel with claims data management and analysis, providing periodic reports to various internal and external stakeholders. You'll typically have a wide-ranging division of responsibilities, which include interactions with other Kiewit Home Office departments, and others in the profession including insurance carriers, brokers, and other professional organizations.

At Kiewit, our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative. We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they're the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won't find just anywhere. We're always pushing new limits. You can too.

Primary Functions

• Administer and oversee workers' compensation claims throughout the Company

• Interface with District operational personnel to manage and resolve outstanding claims

• Provide claim reserve analysis and recommendations

Major Responsibilities

• Coordinate the Company's reporting, handling and settlement of workers' compensation insurance claims

• Lead interface with Kiewit's third-party claims administrator and Risk Management Information System (RMIS) provider

• Coordinate the use of data analytics with workers' compensation and other coverage lines

• Serve as key contact for District Safety Managers and Third-Party Administrator adjusters

• Participate in the training and education programs presented by the Department

• As required, assist with other coverage lines claim handling responsibilities

• Provide District claim file reviews as needed

• Maintain and update electronic claim files

• Coordinate with Risk Management Specialist to provide loss reports and payroll reports as necessary

• Interface with Accounting to facilitate quarterly accounting reserves


The successful candidate must possess the following qualifications:

• BS/BA Undergraduate Degree

• Minimum five years of multi-state workers' compensation insurance claims handling experience

• Knowledge of state workers' compensation laws, rules, regulations, and statutes in multiple jurisdictions and familiarity with U.S.L.&H. and Jones Act claims

• Strong analytical and organizational skills

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to work in a team environment

• Ability to work independently and communicate risks or potential problems to manager

• Proficient with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, etc.

• Ability to travel as needed, 25% or less

Other common names for this role:

Claims Manager, Claims Adjuster, Workers' Compensation Specialist, Third Party Claims Administrator, Claims Specialist, Claims Analyst