Job Description

Are you self-motivated, thrive in a fast-moving environment, and able to manage time to effectively meet deadlines? Do you have excellent communication skills with supervisors, employees, and customers and are able to effectively manage a variety of situations on a day-to-day basis? Are you experienced in home restoration, reconstruction, or remodeling?

If you said yes to the above, then we may have a great opportunity for you at Rainbow Restoration as an Inhouse Xactimate Estimator!

At Rainbow Restoration, you’ll help people when their home, property, or business suffers damage from fire, water, smoke, or mold.

If you’re ready to start a career where you do something different every day and enjoy knowing that you’re making a difference in the lives of our customers and team members, we want to talk to you!

Position Summary/Purpose 

Execute the timely, accurate, and profitable estimation of property losses. Help close and retain customers by promptly responding to requests for estimates on property damage, effectively communicating the organization’s capabilities while maintaining the highest levels of customer care. Must have at least 5 years in Xactimate estimate writing. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 

· Inspect and scope projects in a timely fashion. 

· Use software to estimate residential and commercial water, fire, and mold restoration projects. 

· Coordinate estimates and communicate with subcontractors. 

· Create accurate and profitable job estimates. 

· Prepare written proposals. 

· Develop list of materials and equipment needed for projects. 

· Obtain pricing for materials. 

· Obtain bids from subcontractors. 

· Completed estimates will be forwarded to the customer within four (4) business days of the property inspection. 

· Communicate with customers; set realistic expectations. 

· Maintain project files. 

· Attend customer-related functions. Network with customers to help generate new business. 

· Build and maintain relationships with claims adjusters and contractors. 

· Close business - obtain customer commitment. 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities 

· Develop and maintain resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, and government requirements.

· All expenditures for job-related materials will be accounted for in the project file.

· Attend departmental and company meetings as required. 

· Inform immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or computer database 

Decision Rights and Authority 

· Determine project scope and estimated cost for restoration jobs

· Close jobs by obtaining customer agreement to the define project scope and cost 


Working Relationships and Scope 

· All adjustments, modifications, and corrections will be evidenced in writing and maintained in good order. They will be presented to the manager for review. 

· Estimates that exceed $ 8,000 will be brought to the manager for review prior to presentation to the customer 

· Only company-approved vendors and subcontractors will be used 

Performance Competencies 

· Customer Service - The individual responds promptly to customer’s needs, effectively explains processes and equipment that will be used, solicits customer feedback to improve service, gains customer approval through signed Work Authorization, and maintains confidentiality. 

· Oral Communication - The individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. 

· Written Communication - The individual edits work for spelling and grammar and is able to read and interpret written information. 

· Planning and Organizing - The individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently. 

· Quality - The individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors

his/her own work to ensure quality. 

· Adaptability - The individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, and is

able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events. 

· Dependability - The individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve performance. 

· Safety and Security - The individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly. 

· Technology - The individual uses typical communication devices to effectively speed communication and appropriately utilizes company-approved estimating software, customer contact management, standard word processing, and spreadsheet software tools to enhance efficiency and accuracy of work performed. 

*Two years’ experience with Xactimate software a must. *


The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $70,000 plus commission.

If you’re ready for a rewarding and exciting career, apply now and join the Rainbow Restoration team!


Application Instructions

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