FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
info@fasttek.com
(734) 744-9373
Michigan
Customer Advocate #894519
Job Description:
Department Summary:
The Property Restoration Coordinator position is a complex and analytical customer service oriented role.  The position requires the managing and scheduling of the lawn and street repairs for our customers’ and local municipalities’ properties that were damaged by gas and electric crews during construiction. Property Restoration is final contact with the customer. This role requires strong customer service, communication, problem solving and negotiation skills. The Coordinator must determine the safest and most cost effective way to satisfy the customer. This role is key to providing Hometown Service with World Class Service to our customers. 
 
Job Description/Responsibilities:
  • Provide excellent customer service through empathy, negotiations and problem solving
  • Research and investigate property restoration claims to determine validity and scope
  • Plan, schedule and create property restoration work orders
  • Manage workload and completion rate of multiple property restoration contractors by effectively assigning work based on order scope, location, contractor capacity, performance and required completion dates
  • Manage cost for repairs and negotiate cash settlement agreements
  • Manage property restoration contractor purchase orders and requisitions and review invoices for accuracy
  • Research permitting needs, request permits and notify municipalities and local government agencies of restorations
  • Maintain logs/spreadsheet and prepare reports in order to track orders and completion rates
  • Meet with customers and conduct onsite inspections of crew and contractor work as needed
  • Track and provide feedback on crew and contractor performance
  • Escalate emergency matters, risks and customer complaints to leadership and other departments
  • Take steps to develop and perform countermeasures to alleviate issues
  • Facilitate meetings with contractors to discuss schedules and status of assigned work
  • Respond to and resolve formal and informal complaint
  • Skills: Required Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • A combination of education & work that equals at least 4 years’ experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience in customer service and/or the hospitality industry
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • SAP Proficiency (Front and Back Office)
  • Proficiency in Track Star, SharePoint and Google Maps
  • Previous scheduling experience
  • Knowledge of permitting, hard/soft surface repair requirements and restoration materials
  • Successful negotiating experience
  • Proficiency in the understanding of Lean Management
 
Essential Functions:
  • Excellent customer service and negotiation skills
  • Possess effective oral and written skills.
  • Using effective 2-way communication with customers, field operations, and other business partners
  • Able to conduct meetings, presenting and speaking in front of groups
  • Able and willing to execute and follow standard work instruction
  • The ability to prioritize and manage workload based on the needs of the operation and contractor availability
  • Able to multi-task and function in a fast-paced service environment
  • Detailed oriented, able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Able to work with a high degree of positive energy and a friendly attitude towards co-workers, contractors and external customers.
  • Work cooperatively with others toward common group objectives, demonstrate respect for the ideas and contributions of other team members, cultivates positive relationships with other associates, and provide assistance and support to others
 
Hours and Travel:
  • Hours of operation are between 7:30 am – 6 pm
  • Hours may include evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime
  • Ability to travel to work sites for inspections may be required
 
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear
  • The employee is frequently required to stand and walk
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 40 pounds, such as office and field inspection materials
 
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
 
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
 
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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