110 Cypress Station Dr., Ste: 155
Houston, TX 77090
Steve Hardgrave has over 20 years of experience in contracting and consulting on matters ranging from property loss to liability and causality. He has extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in construction and restoration procedures and understands how to effectively communicate with all levels of the insurance community.
Prior to joining J.S. Held, Steve was General Manager of Catastrophe Services for Regal General Contractors. In this role, Steve was responsible for overseeing construction and mitigation consulting for the company’s largest projects. His duties included but were not limited to estimating, cost analysis, and review of third party documents.
Prior to joining Regal General Contractors, Steve worked in the insurance restoration industry for six years. As a Restoration Technician, Steve was responsible for providing restoration services for fire, smoke, and water damage which included cleaning carpets, upholstery, draperies, and air ducts in addition to performing large loss drying. In addition, as the National Catastrophe Manager, Steve was accountable for coordinating the schedule in regards to all phases of restoration as well as maintaining extensive and thorough records for all costs and expenses incurred.
Earlier in his career, Steve worked as
an insurance adjuster for a major
independent adjusting company. He
was responsible for estimating all property damage claims and served as liaison
between clients, insureds, and insurance companies for the duration of restoration. Steve’s broad experience within all
areas of the insurance industry provides him with valuable knowledge in the
investigation of various types of property damage.