Construction Claims Manager

Job Category: Claims
Job Type: Contract Full Time Temporary
Job Location: Honolulu County

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Construction Claims, Utilities and Third Party Contracts, manages construction claims identification, avoidance, defense, and prosecution.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Identifying, investigating, and evaluating claims against HART and claims which HART may make against other parties.
  • Directing claims prosecution and defense.
  • Acting as subject matter expert supporting HART executives and project management regarding claims prevention, defense, prosecution, and resolution.
  • Conducting contract and claim analysis.
  • Selecting and managing subject matter experts.
  • Directing outside counsel.
  • Interfacing with Honolulu Corporation Counsel.
  • Supporting drafting of contracting officer decisions.
  • Managing ADR and litigation prep.
  • Managing contracts which support the Construction Claims function.
  • Preparing written reports and verbally briefing HART management and the FTA..
  • Managing subordinate staff.


Qualifications & Experience


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in business, engineering, construction management, or a related discipline.
  • Exceptional drafting skills.
  • Contract management experience.
  • Imaginative and detail-driven with an insatiable curiosity.


  • Juris doctorate degree
  • Construction claims and litigation experience



  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


$67,200.00 – $99,468.00 per year


HART does not cover any relocation costs and does not allow any Telecommuting (Tele-work).


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