Senior Claims Specialist

Calgary - Alberta - Canada - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Academic Bachelor

We’re hiring a Senior Claims Specialist for our client, to join their Capital Projects Procurement team. This is a contract position for one year.

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Megan Pavan, Account manager

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About this role


  • Review and evaluation of project documentation including contracts, specifications, drawings, schedules, and various other project documentation including meeting minutes, daily site reports, change orders, requests for information, contemplated changes, etc.;
  • Discerning analysis of technical, schedule and cost issues;
  • Identification of root cause and responsibility, assessments of schedule and cost impacts caused by disruptions, delays, changed conditions and other circumstances common to construction projects;
  • Preparation of reports and claim documentation to summarize and support findings; and
  • Working with in-house and external legal counsel in the dispute resolution process.

About you



  • A degree in Engineering, Law, or Business.
  • Professional designations in Engineering or Law in good standing.
  • Assets:
  • Post graduate degree in business, project, engineering or construction management.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) certification.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation

Must have qualifications:

  • Minimum of 15 years of claim avoidance and defense experience with complex construction projects.
  • Minimum of 10 years on major Oil & Gas facilities and pipelines construction projects experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, proficient understanding and experience in Canadian Contract law and dispute resolution processes.
  • Proven ability to develop and lead the claim avoidance and defense management strategies, protecting the Owner’s commercial interests.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough analysis and investigations necessary to determine claims exposure and propose appropriate settlement strategies and action plans.
  • Experience in handling claims consistent with Owner’s corporate policies, procedures and industry “best practices” and also in accordance with any statutory, regulatory and ethical requirements.
  • Experience in supporting the Supply Chain Management and the Project Team with contract termination, claims, and settlements.
  • Solid background in sound Post Award Contracts Change Management and analysis of change order requests and capital projects documentation.
  • Solid understanding of the claims process and the construction business.
  • Experience in conducting contract compliance audits.
  • Ability to analyze contractual entitlement and determining settlement strategies.
  • Proficient use and analysis of computer models, software and applications in support of claims and dispute defense.
  • Strong understanding and ability to analyze construction project schedules with respect to delay claims analysis.
  • Experience with “e-discovery” process.

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Publication: PUB223521
  • Location: Calgary
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Monday, September 9, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Megan Pavan

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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