Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC

Workers' Compensation Specialist

Location US-AL-Birmingham | US-GA-Atlanta | US-TN-Nashville
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Brasfield & Gorrie, a recognized leader in the construction industry, has an exciting opportunity available for a Workers’ Compensation Specialist to support our Insurance and Risk Management Department (I&RM). Our I&RM Department is located in our Birmingham, Alabama headquarters, but this position may reside in either our Birmingham, Atlanta, or Nashville office.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for working alongside Brasfield & Gorrie’s current Workers’ Compensation team to manage the Workers’ Compensation program company-wide
  • Ensure Company is compliant with state-specific Workers’ Compensation regulations as well as Company policies and guidelines
  • Serve as the point of notification and contact for employees regarding any incident or injury that could or has resulted in a Workers’ Compensation claim
  • Responsible for claim documentation and electronic submission to Worker’s Compensation insurance carrier
  • Assist with timely coordination of appropriate medical treatment in collaboration with carrier claim handlers and medical case managers
  • Assist with internal claim investigations to evaluate potential fraud
  • Evaluate relatedness of medical treatment recommendations to claims
  • Communicate with medical providers as necessary to assist safety and field personnel in facilitating return to work opportunities to minimize lost time
  • Work in collaboration with legal resources (internal and external) to manage routine litigation as well as complex or potentially high financial impact claim issues to obtain optimal outcomes
  • Make recommendations and obtain buy-in from appropriate internal managers with respect to potential settlement opportunities
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of corporate OSHA logs
  • Provide information to marketing, safety, project management, and administrative teams in response to inquiries for awards & prequalification questionnaires
  • Assist safety and field teams in identifying and interviewing potential medical facilities within our insurance carrier’s network during the start-up of new construction projects
  • Develop successful partnerships among employees, third party administrators (TPAs), internal business partners, and external service providers
  • Attend Workers’ Compensation Seminars to increase knowledge of state-specific claims practices in the multiples jurisdictions in which we work

Education - Skills - Knowledge - Qualifications & Experience

  • College degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience handling Workers’ Compensation claims
  • Ability to build and maintain productive relationships with our various carrier claim offices to facilitate optimal claim outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal skills (interaction with internal and external customers to include HR, Accounting, IT, Marketing, Legal, Safety, Field, etc.)
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and initiative
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and complete tasks in a self-directed manner
  • Ability to learn and process new technology
  • Adaptable and open to change
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Minimal travel required

Building Your Brasfield & Gorrie Career

Start your career in a big way

No matter your starting point, when you join the Brasfield & Gorrie family, you open the door to a rewarding career at one of the most respected and dynamic companies in the industry. Here you decide your path and what you will make of your career—and your life.


We value everyone

At Brasfield & Gorrie, we see our purpose as building exceptional people, trusting relationships, great projects, and strong communities. Valuing everyone is essential to our purpose, so for us, valuing diversity and inclusion is more than a lofty company commitment; it’s a way of building relationships that helps us live our purpose in our daily work.


You’ll benefit from working at Brasfield & Gorrie

By offering a strong foundation of employee benefits, we ensure that you and your family have the tools and means to prosper. We’re proud to provide a competitive benefits and compensation package. Our employees have access to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), wellness programs, career development classes, and many more benefits. We’re proud to be ranked by both Top Workplaces and Best Places to Work in multiple cities!


About Brasfield & Gorrie

Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. We're skilled in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, and Lean construction, but we're best known for our preconstruction and self-perform expertise and exceptional client service. Brasfield & Gorrie has 12 offices and approximately 3,000 employees. Our 2019 revenues were $3.8 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 22nd among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2019.


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