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Claims Manager

Company: Kokosing Construction Company, Inc.
Location: Marion
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Kokosing is one of America's 60 largest General Contractors and services a broad spectrum of clients in both the private and public business sectors.

Located in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions, Kokosing's services include the construction of highways/bridges, industrial facilities/factories, data centers, marine, solar, advanced industrial, pipeline, and water/wastewater facilities, along with asphalt/concrete pavement and underground utilities.

For over 70 years, our family-owned company has successfully attracted the most qualified technical personnel in the construction industry by offering visible challenges, superior quality, and attractive rewards.

With over $1.2 billion (and growing) in annual sales and a commitment to its workforce, Kokosing is the winning team.


  • We are looking for an experienced Claims Manager to oversee and manage a wide range of claims, including general liability, auto, equipment, and property claims.
  • The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented professional with strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication abilities, and a deep understanding of insurance claims management.

    **This is an in-officerole based out of our Fredericktown office.***

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    • Claim Processing:

      • Handle and process all types of claims, including general liability, auto accidents, equipment damage, and property damage.
      • Investigate and assess the validity of claims, gathering all necessary information and documentation.
      • Collaborate with insurance carriers, third-party adjusters, and legal teams as needed to facilitate the claims process.

      • Documentation and Record Keeping:

        • Maintain accurate and organized records of all claims, ensuring that all documentation is complete and up-to-date.
        • Prepare and submit detailed reports on claims status, trends, and recommendations to senior management.

        • Negotiation and Settlement:

          • Negotiate settlements with claimants, insurance carriers, and other parties involved to achieve fair and cost-effective resolutions.
          • Monitor and manage reserve levels for open claims to ensure appropriate financial planning.

          • Team Collaboration:

            • Collaborate with the finance, legal, and risk management team to ensure a comprehensive and coordinated approach to claims management.


              • Proven experience in claims management, risk management or related field
              • Strong knowledge of insurance policies, coverage, and claims procedures.
              • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
              • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
              • Proficiency in using claims management software and tools.
              • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
              • Proficient with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc---)
              • General knowledge or interest in the construction industry strongly preferred.


                • Kokosing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off and a 401K plan.

                  Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Kokosing Construction Company, Inc., Columbus , Claims Manager, Executive , Marion, Ohio

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