Claims Manager

Claims Manager

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Burlington, Ontario

Engineering & Technical




If you are a talented and experienced Claims Manager, Gezamin Manuel, Recruitment Consultant at Aplin has partnered with our client, a growing heavy civil construction company in Burlington.
As Claims Manager, you will support General Managers, Project Directors, and Project Managers to resolve contractual and commercial issues. 
This involves contract negotiation, project planning, and risk management. The Claims Manager will ensure stakeholders adhere to and understand contractual obligations, and determine when processes violate regulations. You will assess risk and make recommendations based on analysis of all factors affecting the business. 

  • Deliver effective and timely contract administration protecting our interests; act as prime contract with owner, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Provide support to Project Managers in change management (notices, extra work, extensions of time, change orders)
  • Assist PMs prepare, assemble, submit, and negotiate claims 
  • Support Procurement Manager and Project Managers to ensure compliance with contracts 
  • Manage the claims of previous projects 
  • Offer guidance in developing specific inclusions and exclusions of the purchase orders and subcontracts to be placed, so that project risks are effectively mitigated 
  • Draft contractual communications (letter, claims, etc.) in collaboration with legal counsel as required 

The Ideal Candidate: 
  • Post-Secondary Diploma or Degree in Civil Engineering from accredited College or University considered an asset 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and negotiation skills
  • 10 years’ +  experience within a similar role; heavy civil, or construction specific experience is considered an asset 
  • Must have a certificate in contract law or a legal background 
  • Working knowledge with provincial labour and construction laws (ON, AB and BC)
  • Certification in claim management considered an asset

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