Insurance Claims Specialist/Litigation Paralegal - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

New York City
New York
United States

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Insurance Claims Specialist/Litigation Paralegal for the Claims arm of the Tishman Construction Corporation Risk Management Department to work in New York, NY.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary:

The Insurance Claims Specialist/Litigation Paralegal will work with the Director, Claims within the Risk Management Department in connection with the handling of claims and litigation and interface with the Tishman Personnel and Outside counsel.

The position calls for communication with Tishman personnel (both in the field and in the office), Outside Counsel, Insurance brokers, claims professionals and others on a daily basis. Candidates should have good communication skills and should be able to work well with diverse personality types. Candidates should be organized and should be able to handle a diverse workload and have multi-tasking skills.

Key responsibilities are likely to include:

  • Receipt and review of all incident reports from project sites for reporting of the incidents to appropriate insurance programs and insurance brokers for Worker’s Compensation (WC) and General Liability (GL) coverage

  • Provide initial First Notice of Loss triage assistance and reporting with appropriate follow up as necessary

  • Provide assistance to WC and GL insurance claims professionals for information and documentation necessary for claims handling

  • Process all Tishman Worker’s Compensation Board forms (C2F, C240, C11) and follow up for all appropriate information

  • Receipt, review and filing of insurance acknowledgements and other documents received (insurance, litigation, etc.)

  • Liaise with Project Personnel, Insurance Professionals, Insurance Brokers and Outside Counsel on a variety of issues

  • Obtain various construction documents from field personnel responsive to litigation needs (litigation discovery, subpoena requests, etc.)

  • scheduling deposition appearances and trial appearances of Tishman Personnel for litigated matters

  • Respond to subpoenas

  • Coordinate investigation with Project Personnel and outside vendors and/or Outside Counsel, in anticipation of future litigation

  • Provide assistance on various construction related issues that arise out of project work

  • Attendance and participation in claim reviews

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree four (4) years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Paralegal certificate preferred but not required

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc)

  • Construction litigation experience preferred but not required

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Insurance and Risk Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258314BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.