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Manatt's Inc Claims Specialist in Brooklyn, Iowa

Company Info

The success Manatts, Inc., enjoys today in the construction industry started more than 70 years ago. Back then, it was one man, one truck, and now our team of employees numbers more than 700 strong. We have dozens of ready-mix and asphalt production facilities around the state of Iowa. Our massive fleet of dump and ready-mix trucks serves thousands of job sites every year. In addition, our concrete and asphalt paving divisions, along with our various other crews, complete hundreds of projects every season.

Our corporate office in Brooklyn, IA has an opening for a Claims Specialist. This person will be responsible for processing processing claims for Workers Compensation, Auto, General Liability, and Property lines from both internal and third-party claimants, and learning the Surety Bonds business.

Essential Job Duties

  • Communicate with insurance company personnel, claimants, witnesses, legal representatives, and internal company management with regards to claims, trends, and statistics.

  • Intake, process, adjust and track internal and external claims.

  • Investigate all Worker’s Compensation, General Liability, Auto and Property claims.

  • Coordinate/manage Worker’s Compensation claims with adjuster(s), supervisors, and injured employee.

  • Maintain OSHA logs for all Manatt’s sites

  • Surety Bonds – Prepare surety documents such as applications and bond forms; data entry, calculation of rates and premiums; and processing renewals. Will also assist with establishing underwriting files.

  • Prepare SOII Survey as required by Bureau of Labor and Statistics

  • Distribution of Insurance ID cards and renewal certificates.

  • Assist is developing policies and procedures for controlling claims related costs.

  • Assist with annual insurance policy renewals.

  • Prepare monthly board report for CFO.

  • Review monthly invoices from insurance companies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, or equivalent work experience

  • 3-5 years prior claims experience (Commercial Lines)

  • 1-3+ years of contract surety underwriting experience is preferred, but candidates with financial/credit analysis experience are encouraged to apply (or interest in learning Surety Bonds)

  • Knowledge of construction insurance products

  • Customer service focused

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proficient with use of the computer including Microsoft Office tools


  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life and AD & D Insurance

  • 401K Retirement Plan

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Plan

  • Wellness Program

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Days Off

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