DPR Construction

Insurance Coordinator

Nashville, TN

Posted May 8, 2024

The Insurance Coordinator will work closely with all members of the project team, project executives, risk, safety, vConstruct, and regional leadership teams. The Insurance Coordinator is responsible for the routine coordination of the project’s insurance requirements and compilation of all required documents which ensure compliance, including, but not limited to, prime contract and subcontractor insurance compliance.

The Insurance Coordinator should be regarded as the business unit’s Subject Matter Expert (SME) in insurance and surety, and have demonstrated experience working with, interpreting, and applying the following insurance lines/concepts as applied in the construction industry:

  • General Liability
  • Pollution Liability
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Subcontractor Default Insurance (SDI)
  • Automobile Liability
  • Contractor Controlled Insurance Program (CCIP)
  • Professional Liability
  • Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP)
  • Builders Risk program
  • Additional Insured Endorsements
  • Primary and non-contributory Endorsements
  • Waivers of Subrogation
  • Subcontractor bonding
  • DPR bonding requirements
  • Small project insurance program
  • Insurance certificate requests
  • Insurance claims process

The Insurance Coordinator will have matrixed reporting relationships and will report to the Business Unit Leader (or her/his designee), as well as to the National Insurance Coordinator Lead.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with Owner Contract review to ensure contract language is reviewed by Risk Management (Corporate Service Leader or Insurance Counsel) and/or regional broker to identify any project specific risks and to ensure language is in alignment with DPR’s insurance policies.
  • Assist teams with obtaining project specific insurance/surety quotes.
  • Request certificates of insurance for Owner per Prime contract requirements and proof-read for accuracy prior to sending to clients.
  • Track Builder’s Risk coverage for projects (DPR or Owner provided).
  • Assist with Subcontract Default Insurance Program Enrollment and administration as needed.
  • Generate Attachment A – Insurance Requirements for DPR Estimators and/or Project Teams.
    • Develop a check list if needed with all additional insured requirements and any coverage limits and other requirements that are stricter than DPR’s standard requirements under Attachment A.
  • Provide required Additional Insured parties to project team before subcontracts are written
  • Assist the vConstruct COI Team as needed with subcontractor insurance compliance:
    • Request certificates of insurance and required endorsements from subcontractors prior to start of subcontractor’s work commencing.
    • Attend weekly insurance call with other Insurance Coordinators and vConstruct COI processing team.
    • Manage escalations of insurance compliance from the vConstruct COI processing team.
  • Deliver, or arrange for, training to construction teams to support all things insurance.
  • When project is an OCIP/CCIP, help gather necessary information for regional broker to compile insurance manuals.
    • Attend OCIP/CCIP status update calls.
    • Assist with OCIP/CCIP excluded parties and track insurance compliance.
    • Assist National CCIP and OCIP Administrators with enrollment paperwork from sub-tiers intended to enroll in the CIP.
  • Develop/Maintain the Knowledge, Skills, and abilities to become the Business Unit Subject Matter Expert in Insurance.
  • Maintain Continued Education requirements for certification(s) (via– IRMI or RIMS).
  • Participate in DPR National Insurance Best Practices Webinars and Meetings and periodically prepare presentations for the other participants at these meetings.
  • Coordinate with other Insurance Coordinators in the company in efforts to maintain consistent insurance/surety practices across the regions.


We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) certification.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues.
  • Comfortable asking for feedback and guidance from Insurance Team where applicable.
  • Exhibits an appropriate sense of urgency when applying critical thinking skills
  • Flexible in day-to-day tasks.
  • Ability to think critically and prioritize work tasks.
  • Excellent listening skills and strong communication skills across a broad target audience of Business Unit Leaders, Clients, Insurance Brokers, Subcontractors, and DPR Stakeholders.
  • Ability to create and support team morale.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Any former commercial construction industry experience is a plus.
  • Former experience in CMiC is a plus.
  • A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude.
  • This is a non-exempt position.

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