Building Surveyor

February 27, 2024
£41000 - £41000

Job Description

My client is an established claims solutions company, is looking to recruit a Regional Technical Surveyor to join their Buildings Services division.

You will play a vital role in assessing damage for buildings insurance claims to determine whether claims should be accepted or declined, and to verify scope and quantum for accepted claims.

This is a home-based position visiting buildings / properties within a 2-hour drive from your location.

Key Accountabilities:

Visit risk addresses and make claim assessments (validity of the claim quantum of the loss) and deliver the decision directly to the Policyholder/Authorised Person.Evaluate customer building claims (validity and quantum) from Surveyor reports and/or other relevant information (Policy and/or Claims Handling Guidance) and provide a detailed explanation to decline all or part of the claim with clear well communicated reasons.Identify cases with high potential for cost savings or repudiation and arrange for a Surveyor site visit.Liaise with Trinity approved Building Contractors to review Contract variation and/or Interim Payments; joint site visits to be arranged as required/applicable.Provide technical support within the Surveying Team on building repairs, methodology and pathology.Validate customer invoices/quotations using Xactware as required and discuss same with policyholders to ensure costs are fair and reasonable and that policy cover applies.Progress and update Buildings Insurance claims including updating reserves, cash settlement payments, contractor instructions and closing claims as required.To undertake any individual or team task or activity reasonably requested and in line with the company values including being flexible and able to react in times of surge.Experience

A minimum of 5 years construction experience, trade background consideredEstimating/surveying experience within insurance is essentialExperience of Xactware or other estimating software desirableSkills & Abilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skillsGood organisational skillsAccuracy and attention to detailUK Driver’s License

Salary: £42,000+ £5,000 car allowance + 10% annual bonus, + £25 per good service review from each client

Location: Anywhere in mainland Scotland, ideally central

A number of great benefits, including 25 days holiday, an on-site gym, discretionary bonus, and CII study options