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Director Level Construction Consultant

JS Held Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Our office is seeking a highly-motivated and experienced Director Level Construction Consultant with a strong focus on delivering exceptional service and superior work product to clientele. You will be responsible for the inspection, estimating, support, and delivery of multiple projects across various disciplines within the insurance and construction industries. J.S. Held is focused on learning and development and is continually looking to attract and retain top talent who are creative, self-motivated, and organized. We will only consider candidates with experience in construction, including estimating, budgeting, property loss, and disaster recovery.

Job Responsibilities

  • Interface with clients and project representatives
  • Perform field inspections and necessary site visits
  • Prepare damage assessments and preliminary budgets
  • Evaluate restoration measures and develop scope of repairs
  • Prepare estimates using RS Means, Xactimate 28, On-Screen Takeoff, and Microsoft Excel
  • Serve as liaison between clients and various contractors, vendors, restoration companies, etc.
  • Maintain required file work, quality standards, project documentation, and deliverables
  • Communicate with executive management to ensure deadlines and cost targets are met

Ideal Candidates Exhibit The Following Attributes And Background

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university or equivalent work experience.
  • Additional skill sets or knowledge in service lines such as Roofing, Exteriors, Construction Defects or MEP would be a bonus
  • 10-15 years relevant work experience, specifically within fields of construction, restoration or insurance property claims
  • Ability to travel locally

Desired Qualifications

  • Industry related degrees, credentials, or certifications
  • Previous experience using RS Means, Xactimate, On-Screen Takeoff, or Microsoft Excel
  • Willingness to travel overnight and out-of-state
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong analysis and critical thinking skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Producers with a client base are strongly encouraged to apply but not required.



Travel is required as necessary.

JS Held offers a competitive salary (commensurate with experience) with a strong and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) match. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States for any employer.

JS Held

Why Work Here?

J.S. Held is a great place to work, great benefits, nice people and we pay for talent!

J.S. Held is dedicated to becoming the global leader in providing multi-disciplinary construction consulting services to the legal, construction and insurance communities. We specialize in property damage consulting, construction claims consulting, program & project management and dispute resolution services. J.S. Held is committed to recruiting and cultivating top industry talent to build a collaborative and diverse team of experts. Our consultants have a true understanding of how projects are planned and built based on years of practical construction and construction management expertise. We leverage this experience to provide local and cost efficient solutions and an unrivaled client experience. EEO Statement J.S. Held LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, J.S. Held LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. J.S. Held LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of J.S. Held LLC employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Please explore what we’re all about at We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. M/F/D/V


Minneapolis, MN

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