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Workers Compensation Claims Manager


Omaha, NE, US Lenexa, KS, US Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 149821 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Risk Management and Insurance 

Department: Risk Management 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit employs 30,000 employees and has been in business for 136 years.  We are consistently rated by Forbes as a top place to work, and were recently named by ENR as #1 in the top 200 Design/Build contractors in North America.   We have a strong Risk Management team with dedicated individuals that are passionate about what they do, know how to solve problems and are inspired to protect our greatest assets - our people!   We are hiring a Workers Compensation Claims Manager in our Risk Management and Insurance Department.  In this role, you will manage the resolution of workers’ compensation claims arising out of Kiewit’s construction operations.  This is an integral role for our 7 market areas which includes Transportation, Power, Oil and Gas/Petrochemical, Industrial, Mining, Water/Wastewater and Building Construction.  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.  


This position can be based out of one of Kiewits major office locations - either in Omaha Nebraska, Lenexa Kansas or Houston Texas.  


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
  • Interface with Kiewit’s third-party claims administrator and Risk Management Information System (RMIS) provider
  • Serve as key contact for District Safety Managers and Third-Party Administrator adjusters
  • Participate in the training and education programs presented by the Department
  • 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


  • 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
  • Experience performing workers compensation claims management in construction industry preferred
  • 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.


Other common names for this role:

Claims Manager, Claims Adjuster, Claims Examiner; Workers’ Compensation Specialist, Third Party Claims Administrator, Claims Specialist, Claims Analyst


Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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