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Workers' Compensation Specialist

Vernon, CA, US, 90058

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
CR Laurence

 


Job ID:  [[342681]]


C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.

 

 

 

Position Title:          Workers’ Compensation Specialist

Department:            Safety

Reports To:              Safety Manager

Classification:         Exempt

 

Job Summary

 

The Workers’ Compensation Specialist will administer and manage all claims. The Specialist is responsible for reviewing incident reports and claims daily, evaluate and analyze claims data to ensure regulatory compliance and serve as the liaison between claimants, claim adjusters, medical providers and attorneys.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide departments with relevant information to reduce workplace injuries and improve safety
  • Facilitate return-to-work of injured employees using reasonable accommodation programs and medical case management
  • Ensure managers are aware of accommodations/work restrictions and comply with restricted work duties
  • Work closely with other departments to analyze trends and develop strategies for prevention
  • Consistently communicate with Occupational Clinic to ensure proper case management.
  • Thoroughly communicate with management employee related work restrictions and track employee recovery progress.
  • Prepare risk management reports
  • Enter incidents into the database, report claims to Third-Party Administrator, and assist claims analysts with various issues and reporting
  • Administer and process Risk Management invoices
  • Manage inventory of claims to evaluate compensability/liability.
  • Assist with occupational safety, loss control, health compliance, OSHA and other Risk Management training, maintain a filing system for all cases
  • Acts as the liaison to attorneys, insurance companies, and individuals (internal/external).
  • Investigates any incidents that may result in an asset loss. Adheres to department budget.
  • Attends and/or assists with worker’s compensation hearings
  • Assesses all incidents and claims issues and seeks potential opportunities to resolve them.
  • Ensures compliance with OSHA-related occupational health reports
  • Interacts extensively with various parties involved with the claim management process

 

  • Documents and communicates all claim activity timely and in a manner

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Five (5) years’ related workers compensation or related experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in claims adjusting along with knowledge of claims investigation techniques, legal liability, insurance coverage, negotiation skills and medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of workers compensation
  • Bilingual in Spanish Preferred
  • Knowledgeable in all state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to workers compensation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to guide and direct members at all levels of the organization, with confidence
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, with some experience working with database systems and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work with confidential information in an appropriate manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, employees, TPA, carriers, claims handler, and defense counsel
  • Continuing education courses leading to industry certifications preferred (e.g., AEI, IIA, CPCU).

Equipment

  • Personal desktop computers, fax machine, copy machine, calculator, writing instruments, telephone, and various printers. 
  • Issued safety equipment

Safety

 

  • This position is a largely sedentary; however, caution needs to be taken when listing files, boxes, opening file cabinet drawers, desk drawers.
  • To avoid injuries to hands, back and neck, proper ergonomics should be maintained while working at desk/workstation.

 

Work Environment

 

  • Primarily works in an office environment with controlled climate.
  • Ability to perform light hand activity work at a computer/telephone station in an office environment. Position is primarily sedentary.

 

 

 

 

  • Some duties may involve being in a plant environment where noise levels can be moderate to high and be subject to the same general climate conditions of the region (heat, cold, humidity, etc.). 
  • Chemicals, dust, pollen and other typical airborne particulate matter are present within the atmosphere of the production floor and may create some odors in the plant. The Company, in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment, limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, engineering controls and PPE.
  • While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and the WCB, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the company’s hazardous communication program.

 

 

 

Physical Activities/Demands

 

Activity

Occasional
(0-32x/shift)

Frequent
(33-200x/shift)

Constant
 (201+x/shift)

 

Bend/Twist

X

 

 

Carrying

X

 

 

Kneel/Crawl

X

 

 

Ladder/Scaffold Climbing

X

 

 

Reaching

X

 

 

Repetitive Use

 

 

 

Wrist/Hand/Fingers

 

 

X

Shoulder/Elbow

 

 

X

Hip/Knee/Ankles

X

 

 

Standing

X

 

 

Sitting

 

 

X

Stoop/Squat

X

 

 

Stair Climbing

X

 

 

Typing/Keyboarding

 

 

X

Walking

X

 

 

Other (Explain)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the following physical activities, list amount of both measurements (how often and how much).

 

Lifting

Occasional

Occasional

Occasional

Occasional

      Lbs. of force measured

  • (0-15)

(15-30)

(30-50)

(50-75)

Pushing/Pulling

Occasional

Occasional

Occasional

Occasional

      Lbs. of force measured

  • (0-15)

(15-30)

(30-50)

(50-75)

 

 

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types or work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

 

The job description does not constitute an employment contract between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

 

 

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • 401k with company match
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

C.R. Laurence Co., a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is an E-Verify Employer.

 

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Date Posted:  Nov 19, 2021


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