construction claims analyst


REPORTS TO: President

CLASSIFICATION: Salary / Exempt, Full Time


LOCATION: 1215 4th Avenue, Suite 1200, Seattle WA 98161

POSTING DATE: January 2, 2020


A Construction Claims Analyst will perform detailed dispute-related analyses of issues related to design and construction, such as project schedule delay, impact, differing site conditions, cost and damage, lost productivity analysis, contracts, change orders, and other issues. S/he will be responsible for supporting multiple projects from start to finish, with the ability to work on several projects simultaneously.


  • Construction claims, CPM schedules and/or construction cost information analysis and preparation.

  • Dispute-related analyses such as project schedule delay, impact, differing site conditions, cost and damage, lost productivity analysis, contracts, change orders, and other issues related to design and construction.

  • Assist in the research and analysis of project cost records.

  • Development of computer models of schedules, contractor production rates, and costs using various software packages.

  • Assist with data gathering activities including document review and supervision, and quality control.

  • Preparation of labor productivity studies.

  • Preparation of technical reports.

  • Track time billed to clients and maintain billable hour targets, track all time worked and meet minimum training hours.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Accounting, or related field, or commensurate experience in these fields.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the construction or engineering industries, or other equivalent consulting experience.

  • Professional and/or Industry Certifications (e.g. PE, CPA, CFE, AIA, AACE certifications).

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

  • Track record of successful business origination and project delivery to clients and attorneys within the construction industry.

  • Advanced knowledge of and experience consulting in construction contract administration, contract law, and dispute resolution.

  • Prior Expert Witness Testimony experience.

  • Knowledge of Contracts, Claim Procedures, and current trends in the analysis of CPM schedules.

  • Creative problem-solving ability and a collaborative, consultancy mindset.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience with Primavera scheduling tools and Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling techniques is a plus, but not required.

  • Excellent business development and client service experience.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to maintain a positive work environment.

  • Willingness to drive to different job sites, a valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, such as a box of records, is required.

  • Ability to sit at a workstation and perform data entry is required.

  • Ability to walk, stand, climb stairs and ladders, and navigate uneven terrain throughout construction sites for up to 10 hours a day is required.

  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills.

  • Self-motivator with the ability to work independently.

  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects.

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate work activities of others.

  • Strong negotiation and facilitation skills with the ability to motivate, persuade, and build consensus.

  • Demonstrate proper documentation of work product.


Our commitment to continuous professional training and support of a healthy work-life balance promotes employee and stakeholder growth and job satisfaction. Benefits include:

  • 401(k)

  • Health Insurance

  • Generous PTO

  • Paid Transit

  • Continuing Education Assistance

Hainline does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Hainline and Hainline will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.