Werner Enterprises

Senior Bodily Injury Claims Examiner

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Located In:  Omaha, NE
Date Posted: 
Requisition:  743999677437518
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
 

Company Description

Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Australia. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; expedited; temperature-controlled; and flatbed services. Werner's Logistics portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, and international services. International services are provided through Werner's domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage.

Job Description

  JOB SUMMARY

The Senior Bodily Injury Claims Examiner will investigate, reserve, and negotiate resolution of moderate to high exposure third party transportation liability claims of significant value in a self-insured environment.

  ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The job functions listed below represent the essential job duties and responsibilities of the above-listed position.

  • Conduct investigations to analyze liability exposure, provide reserving recommendations, verify actual damages associated with the loss, and conduct active negotiation for claim resolution.
  • Works closely with in-house and external counsel in the management of litigated claim files. 
  • Examiner will be required to attend mediations and trials as deemed necessary.
  • Prepare in-house reserve and settlement memorandum for committee review.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisory personnel.
  • Timely and regular attendance according to the scheduled shift as determined by supervisory personnel.

Qualifications

   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Exceptional interpersonal verbal and written communication skills using telephone, email, and in-person contact.
  • Proficient in the management of the litigation process ensuring timely and cost-effective claim resolution.
  • Manage a claims inventory in a fast-paced environment, while demonstrating persistence and problem solving skills.
  • Determine the need for independent adjusters, cause and origin experts and independent medical examiners.
  • Ability to analyze medical records, litigation documentation and apply applicable state statutory limits.
  • Proficient in the operation of a PC, and Risk Management software related software to include Word and Excel.
  • This position requires the ability to travel intermittently and up to 25%.

   EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Minimum of 5 years related claims experience required, transportation experience preferred.

 

Additional Information

Werner Enterprises provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetic information or veteran status or other status protected by law. We encourage applicants of all ages as we do not discriminate on the basis of an applicants age.

 

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Werner Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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