Safety & Claims Coordinator

Charlotte, NC posted on December 19

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For 90 years, the professional men and women of Blythe Construction, Inc. have literally paved the way for hundreds of public and private projects that have supported the Southeast's rise to prominence. From large interstate highways to small commercial site development, Blythe Construction employees perform with pride and creativity. We approach every project with a dedication to efficiency, technology and, most of all, safety. Blythe Construction is proud to be a part of this area's history and development, and a partner in the Carolina’s future.


General Description

The Safety/Claims Coordinator will provide support to the Safety and Risk Management Department. The majority of time will be spent managing incoming third party claims and subrogation claims against third parties, however additional responsibilities outlined below. This position will report to the Senior Safety Manager, however provide various administrative and support to all Safety Department team members, as well as other departments, as needed.


Key Duties

  • Claims Support
    • Gather documentation and photos to prepare subrogation claims
    • Communicate via phone, e-mail, fax etc. with third party insurance carriers regarding subrogation claims
    • Manage incoming claims from third parties, including approvals/denials from Project Manager(s)
    • Prepare Claim denials/acceptance letters
    • Serve as point of contact for third party claims
  • Administrative
    • Create Stickers, Posters, Booklets etc.
    • Compile various books and binders for departments
    • Maintain and update various stats-graphs, charts, etc.
    • Assist in monthly Safety meetings-agenda, communication, handouts, etc.
  • Accident/Incident/Near Miss Database Management
    • Maintain Accident/Incident Access Database
    • Maintain and Distribution of Near Miss and Safety Suggestion Monthly Summary
    • Distribution of Accident/NM/Incident reports
  • NESOT-New Employee Safety Orientation
    • Maintain and Distribute monthly exception report
  • Safety Events
    • Assist with Safety events (Safety Day, Subcontractor Safety Training, etc.)


Qualification Requirements

  • General.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel-basic to intermediate skills
    • Customer Service
    • Organization/Multi-Tasking
    • Office/Clerical-Scan, Copy, Fax, Phone
  • Physical Demands.  The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Safety & Claims Coordinator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
    • Must have the ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain.
    • Regularly required to sit and/or stand during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. 
    • Employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend, walk, crouch, and climb.
    • Ability to lift, on a frequent basis, at least 25 pounds and carry up to 90 pounds with assistance.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • Continuous mental attention required to complete tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Work Environment.  The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Safety Manager encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
    • Work is performed indoors (office setting) and outdoors (construction and asphalt sites).
    • Must have the ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain.


Company Benefits

  • Medical & Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Term Life
  • Long Term Disability
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Additional Benefits including wellness coaching, etc..


We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability are encouraged to apply.