Construction Claims Manager

Nov 25 2021 admin Comments Off on Construction Claims Manager
  • Full Time


Program:                             Los Angeles Unified School District – Facilities Executive Office
Number of Positions:       One (1)
Salary Range:                     $154.7K to $182.0K annual base salary plus benefits


  • Assists project staff with the prevention, management, and defense of claims including the management of issues with claims potential.
  • Claim Prevention
    • Periodic monitoring of, and feedback on, the management of projects and the administration of construction contracts
  • Claim Preparation
    • Review of the project documents and records along with other pertinent information to support the District’s position.
    • Establishes entitlement
    • Develops impacted schedule analysis
    • Evaluates damages
    • Delays impact analysis
    • Standard care evaluations
    • Productivity analysis
    • Merit analysis
    • Contract/entitlement analysis
    • Cause/effect analysis
    • Schedule of analysis
    • Assessment of damages
    • Report preparation
    • Claim Resolution
    • Negotiation and mediation support
    • Arbitration and litigation support
  • Supervision
    • Coordinates and provides leadership for claims team supporting District Construction projects
  • Claim Management and Defense
    • Reviews and analyzes project documents and records along with other pertinent information to establish support for the District’s position
    • Issue Management
    • Assists project staff with the management of issues affecting time and cost
    • Reviews drawings, specifications, submittals, RFI’s, etc., to determine issue merit
    • Evaluates contractor’s standard of care in managing issues
    • Evaluates issue contribution to the cause / effect of impacts such as disruption, resequencing and delays
    • Recommends issue management approaches to mitigate impacts
  • Schedule Analysis
    • Analyzes contractor time extension requests
    • Evaluates entitlement to time extensions
    • Evaluates compensability
    • Prepares owner’s time extension evaluation alternate to contractor’s proposals
  • Damage Assessment
    • Evaluates requests for increased, extended and unabsorbed field and home office overhead
    • Evaluates requests of productivity loss reimbursement
    • Evaluates contractor’s direct cost claims
    • Claim Resolution
    • Negotiation and mediation support
    • Arbitration and litigation support
  • Other Skills
    • Written report preparation
    • Verbal presentations
    • Graphics preparation in support of analysis conclusions


  • 15 years full time paid professional experience in managing a Claims Department responsible in analyzing construction claims on large commercial or public projects or programs
  • Minimum of 8 years directly managing and supervising a technical team of varying skill levels in support of construction claims
  • General working knowledge of the California Contract Code
  • Experience with Primavera 15.1 or higher


  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management or Law
  • Possession of a valid Certified Construction Manager (CCM) credential may be substituted for the required education
  • Completion of 10-hour Cal OSHA Occupational Safety and Health


Deadline to submit resume:
Wednesday December 8, 2021 @ 9:00am (no late submissions accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements:
Subject line:  LAUSD Construction Claims Manager

Approximate Processing Time:
SHORTLIST: Within 1 week from resume submission
INTERVIEW: Within 2 weeks from resume submission
SELECTION NOTIFICATION: Within 3 weeks from resume submission
Recruitment # CM-CCM-1121-28

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