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Sr Tech Claims Specialist II, Construction Defect

Company: State Auto
Location: Myrtle Point
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionAdvance your career at Liberty Mutual - A Fortune 100 Company!Are you looking for an opportunity to join a claims team with a responsible company that has consistently outpaced the industry in year over year growth? Liberty Mutual Insurance has an excellent claims opportunity available to showcase your Construction Defect Claims experience! We have an immediate opening for a Senior Technical Claims Specialist.The Senior Technical Claims Specialist determines coverage, investigates highly complex commercial casualty claims, determines liability, sets and adjusts reserves, evaluates the claim, manages the litigation, negotiates a settlement, authorizes and pays the claim. Demonstrates the highest level of expertise and sound judgment in complex matters; often serves as a subject matter expert.* We have flexibility to fill as a Senior Technical Claims Specialist I or Senior Technical Claims Specialist II, based on candidate experience.Responsibilities:* As the claims owner, determines coverage, investigates the claims, determines liability, sets and adjusts reserves, evaluates the claim, negotiates a settlement, authorizes and pays the claim; may deny claims.* Review lawsuit documentation and supporting documents, claims file, investigation, etc. Establish actions to be taken to resolve lawsuit. Includes determining loss coverage, amounts owed, discovery plans, setting reserves and negotiations.* Establish appropriate working team (Home Office Legal, Defense Counsel and Home Office Claims) based on allegations established in suit.* Responsible for managing the practices and billing activities of outside counsel. Accountable for security of financial processing of claims, as well as security information contained in claims files.* Trains and mentors staff as appropriate; manages relationships and acts as liaison with various business partners (e.g., Underwriting, Reinsurance, Etc.).* Keeps abreast of existing and proposed legislation, court decisions and trends and experience pertaining to specialty coverage issues. May analyze the impact upon claims policies and procedures and advises Claims Management so appropriate action can be taken where required.* Leads and participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications* Bachelor's degree and 7 years' or more claims adjusting experience. Construction Defect claims experienced strongly preferred!* Advanced knowledge of commercial casualty claims investigation, coverage evaluation, reserving & expense management, resolution strategy, negotiation, litigation management, claims evaluation as well as the insurance legal and regulatory environment.* Advanced level of skill in the area of customer focus, problem solving, communications, gaining support, team work, and adaptability.* Expert ability to identify an solve problems, achieve results and execute thoroughly.* Demonstrated ability to work independently, mentor other employees, and serve as a subject matter expert to others.About UsAt Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: State Auto, Medford , Sr Tech Claims Specialist II, Construction Defect, Professions , Myrtle Point, Oregon

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