Structural Researcher

  • Lehi, UT, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Xactware, a Verisk business, specializes in technologies for the property insurance, remodeling, restoration, and mortgage and lending industries. Xactware’s tools provide claims estimating, contents replacement, claims management, and property maintenance solutions for desktop, mobile, and online platforms. Xactware’s services include repair cost research and reports, aerial imagery, and real-time business intelligence. Xactware has been providing cloud services for customers since 1995. To learn more about Xactware please visit us at: Xactware.com. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!  

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.    

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.   

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.   

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.    

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.  

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career..  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  

Job Description

Structural Research Specialist

About the Role

Research and gathering of construction related material and equipment pricing from suppliers and vendors including data entry and analysis of data gathered.  You will spend most of your time making phone calls and reviewing electronic data to gather construction related material and equipment pricing.  The rest of your time will be spent entering the data and doing analysis of the results of the data.  You will work in an office environment in Lehi, Utah with a great team of people.

About the Day to Day Responsibilities of the Role

  • Gathering of construction industry costs for material and equipment from market suppliers via phone calls, the internet, and electronic data feeds.
  • Comparative price point analysis between like items, markets, and sources
  • Dissemination and Analysis of survey results, and coordination among other teams in the pricing division
  • Any other special projects deemed necessary.

Qualifications

About You and How You Can Excel in This Role

  • Two to three years of construction experience
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic required
  • Understanding of construction materials and equipment
  • Excellent phone etiquette required
  • Excellent written and oral communication preferred
  • Ability to establish and measure personal goals
  • Spanish or French speaking a plus

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