Company Name: Travelers Import
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
Location:
  • USA - Orange California, 92861
Job Description
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities.

That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Risk Control Property Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Travelers is looking for a HPR/Property Specialist that has an extensive background with Property Protection across a broad spectrum of industries and insurance. We are looking for an individual that has HPR/Large Property Protection training, 8-10 years of experience and has the ability to evaluate Automatic Protection, as well as hazards and controls. The candidate should be able to; perform hydrant and fire pump flow tests, sketch sprinkler systems, do hydraulic calculations and automatic sprinkler plan reviews.

SUMMARY:

Property/HPR Field Specialist reports to Director, Property Specialist Technical Unit. Delivers Property specialty services to large assigned accounts. Provides Property technical training to Risk Control Consultants. Handles accounts on a national or multi-regional basis. Provides technical training to Risk Control generalists. Travel with overnight stays is anticipated and could be up to 30% of workload requirements.

PRIMARY DUTIES:
Survey applicant and insured facilities for fire, smoke, explosion, and other property loss potential. Locations surveyed are generally high value manufacturing and warehousing properties with complex exposures to loss, and require accurate exposure analysis and PML & likelihood of loss estimations.

Witness tests and assess reliability & adequacy of fire protection equipment.

Review plans for new construction, including hydraulically designed sprinkler systems, fire alarm and detection systems, fire pumps, chemical & gaseous agent fire protection installations, and combustion controls.

Serve as a technical resource to Risk Control generalists and Account Executives (Underwriting).

Consult with clients on ways to control hazards in order to reduce or prevent losses. Influence clients to implement recommendations.

Assist in the writing of technical documents and bulletins for use by our Risk Control generalists, underwriting business partners, or customers and insureds.

Provide property loss control training assistance to Risk Control staff in the form of workshop participation, co-surveys, and information transfer.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
Makes complex technical information and recommendations understandable and clear to audiences with varied levels of technical knowledge using both written and verbal communication skills.
Influences others to take action on recommendations
Listens effectively
Strong oral and written communication skills

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT:
Continually assesses workload in light of business priorities; directs own efforts accordingly.
Identifies methods for improving personal productivity
Makes sound judgments about appropriate service levels for customers

PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES:
Must be able to climb ladders and stairs and transition to and from ladders or stairs in order to access building roof areas and upper or lower floors within a customer site during risk control surveys. Includes having the ability to navigate through customer sites in a safe manner, which may include manufacturing areas, warehouses, storage yards, construction sites, etc. which may present surfaces that are uneven, wet, icy, and somewhat unstable or covered with debris; Have the ability to navigate within a customer facility in low light or relatively dark conditions; Be capable of making regular and prompt travel over extended distances by air or vehicle while demonstrating effective planning, expense and cost control skills; and the ability to work under exposure to extreme outdoor/indoor conditions (heat, snow, cold, rain etc.)

EDUCATION:
Degree in Engineering (all engineering degrees accepted); prefer degree in Fire Protection Engineering

Keywords: Property Specialist, Fire Protection Specialist, Loss Control, Risk Control, Loss Prevention, Fire Protection Engineer, HPR Engineer.

SUMMARY:
Reports to Manager, Technical Unit. Delivers specialty services to assigned accounts. Provides technical training to engineering generalists. Handles accounts on a national or multi-regional basis.

Specialties include Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, Construction, Property/Fire Protection, Transportation Safety, Workers Compensation Cost Containment, and Products Safety.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct specialty surveys at client locations to determine potential hazards and risk factors at the request of customers or to assist in underwriting/risk selection.

Document findings and recommendations to Account Executives and/or clients.

Consult with clients on ways to control hazards in order to reduce or prevent losses. Influence clients to implement recommendations.

Serve as a technical resource to engineering generalists and Account Executives.

Develop and deliver technical training for customers and staff.

Build and maintain productive relationships with underwriting and service teams assigned to CL business, with the broker/agent community, with Claim, with other LP&E staff, and with clients.

May conduct research for underwriters or clients on class of business, operations, OSHA issues, or any other technical subject requiring similar analysis.

Maintain current knowledge of regulatory environment and emerging issues in the specialty.

Understand and apply the Travelers Safety Management System concepts, where appropriate, in helping clients develop ongoing programs for continuous safety improvement.

Maintain timely, relevant communications with Technical Unit Manager, Regional Managers and engineering staff.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
Makes complex technical information and recommendations understandable and clear to audiences with varied levels of technical knowledge.
Influences others to take action on recommendations.
Listens effectively.
Strong written communication skills.

OTHER:
Business Knowledge:
Understands Commercial Lines insurance products, services, and risk selection practices.
Fully understands LP&E performance standards, policies and procedures.

Technical Expertise:
Demonstrated expertise / command in specialty.
Has working knowledge of relevant LP&E computer systems applications.
Maintains relevant professional designation.
Customer Service:
Balances customer expectations and expense constraints.
Builds credibility with internal and external customers.
Creates customer satisfaction by demonstrating the value of loss control services.

Resource Management:
Continually assesses workload in light of business priorities; directs own efforts accordingly.
Identifies methods for improving personal productivity.
Makes sound judgments about appropriate service levels for customers.

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We actively promote a drug-free workplace.