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Under close supervision, provide underwriting with the account knowledge required to effectively understand and evaluate the applicant or customers business. Account knowledge not only includes the facts about the account but also the associates qualitative assessment which through collaboration with the underwriter will differentiate the account from others within similar classes of business. This role reports to the Risk Control Field Director or Managing Risk Control Consultant. This job does not manage others.
We have an exciting opportunity at Travelers for a Risk Control Associate. This is an entry level position, requiring two years' experience, with core strengths around Workers Compensation and employee safety. The role requires strong communication skills, including verbal and written, along with technical skills to assess risk and consult with customers. This is considered an office based role in Braintree or Hudson, MA, with routine travel predominately within MA and occasional trips throughout the Northeast.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Preparing, conducting, and completing technically detailed risk assessment evaluations of client locations to determine potential hazards and risk factors to be considered in underwriting/risk selection. Identifying uncontrolled hazards and making appropriate recommendations to the applicant or insured. Consulting with clients on ways to control hazards to help them reduce, mitigate, or prevent losses. Understanding and demonstrating how to apply appropriate risk control products or services that align to the recommendations made to the applicant or insured. Collaborating with underwriting, Claim, Clients, BI Business Partners and other Risk Control staff. Identifying and evaluating loss trends and recognizing opportunities to provide risk control products and services which can help reduce losses. Other duties as assigned.
Two years in safety, risk control, or related fields including but not limited to construction, manufacturing, or military required . Valid drivers license required . Must be able to attain appropriate certification to meet state specific requirements where applicable.
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
Undergraduate degree in environmental health and safety, construction management, basic sciences and related technical fields, strongly preferred.
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies
Technical aptitude, detail oriented. Superior communication skills including written, verbal and listening. Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with others. Self-awareness. Curiosity. Experience working in a collaborative environment. Critical thinking skills. Proven work ethic. Influencing skills.
Environmental: Exposure to Excess Noise (Occasionally) Exposure to Dirt, Dust, Fumes, Smoke, Gases, or Other Irritating Substances (Occasionally) Exposure to Variable Weather Conditions (Frequently) Operate or work around moving machinery (Frequently) Other: Travel (Varies with Territory Geography)
Sitting (can stand at will) (Frequently) Standing (Frequently) Climb ladders and stairs and transition to access building roof areas and multi-story buildings. (Frequently) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Frequently) Driving (Daily) Walking on surfaces that are uneven, wet, icy, and somewhat unstable. (Frequently) Climbing unprotected heights (ladder, rooftop, stairs, loading dock) (Frequently)
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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