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LOSS CONTROL CONSULTANT – Nationwide Ins. Co. NY Metro Area

Posted: Aug 04, 2017

It’s an exciting time to join us at Nationwide as a Loss Control Consultant! Are you a knowledgeable Loss Control Professional who has been working in risk management in the insurance industry for at least 8 years? Are you a proven performer who is ready to make the most of your knowledge and skill set? Furthermore, are you a visionary and change champion? If you answered yes, then we may have just the right fit for you.

This Loss Control Consultant will have responsibilities for the metro New York City and surrounding area. The desired location for the person in this role to reside is New York City or a surrounding county.

Here at Nationwide our employees are part of a Fortune 69 company with an award-winning culture that has been named a Gallup Great Place to work year after year.  The base pay for this position ranges from $110,000 to $154,000.

Why Join Us at Nationwide? It’s simple as 1, 2, 3…

  1. Build your personal legacy.
  2. Be a champion of positive change.
  3. You can make a difference in someone’s life.

Your Impact – What You will be Doing

  • You will be responsible for risk assessment, service delivery and management of middle market commercial accounts with premium size 100k or greater.
  • You will provide technical support services to underwriting, claims, sales, members and agency partners.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to assist with training objectives and conduct training.

What’s Needed for this Role

  • Risk management/loss control experience in the insurance industry with multi-line experience.
  • Strong relationship, marketing and consulting skills to interact with underwriting, agents, members and team.
  • BS/BA degree in safety related field preferred.  Desgination such as ARM or CSP required.

What’s in it for You

  1. A generous and competitive salary structure
  2. Ability to work from home in the territory and the tools needed to do so including a leased company vehicle
  3. Comprehensive health and wellness benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage
  4. Retirement benefits including automatic enrollment in our 401(k) savings plan and even a 100% company-paid pension plan
  5. Much more, we’ve only just scratched the surface…

A diverse and inclusive workforce is critical to Nationwide’s success. Bringing together the unique characteristics of each of our associates — ethnicity, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, disability, veteran status, as well as many other differences such as thinking styles, personalities and work experience —  is an integral part of who we are and how we operate as a company. We are proud of Nationwide’s inclusive culture that supports every associate’s success and encourages an environment where they can feel challenged, appreciated, respected and engaged.

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.

To be considered for this position, please email your resume to Tracy Higley at higleyt@nationwide.com.

Risk Engineer – Crumm & Foster

Posted: Jul 13, 2017

Looking to hire 2 engineers to service portions of the northeast, primarily in the New Jersey, Metro NY and Connecticut areas.  The focus will be on our construction book of business, however, I’ll probably have these individuals perform some work on our manufacturing book as well.  We need individuals having a high level of experience in the casualty lines (WC, GL and Auto), plus some knowledge of property lines.

 

Job purpose

To achieve underwriting and corporate goals of profitability and growth by providing superior risk engineering support to underwriting, claims and insureds. Strong knowledge and experience in contracting operations and OSHA requirements. Strive to develop working relationships with all stakeholders with visits to main office and job sites to address exposures and provide value added service options. Establishment and promotion of risk engineering programs and solutions through various methods for targeted industry segments is a key component to this position.

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develops and assists in the implementation of focused consultative services to improve the client’s exposure to business loss through concise service objectives.       Implements an effective management process to ensure that all sites receive consistent services that satisfy policyholder and underwriter expectations.
  • Works with underwriting as needed to evaluate risks (including job site visits), retain existing accounts and support new business opportunities.
  • Interacts with agents and insureds to promote risk engineering solutions and provide a high level of service.
  • Makes presentations to associations and stakeholder groups on safety and risk engineering programs.
  • Identifies and produces new programs to promote and support risk engineering goals and customer needs.
  • Performs complete risk evaluations and job site visits to identify client exposures and evaluate controls
  • Performs loss trending analyses to measure the impact to the client and identifies risk improvement opportunities.
  • Stays abreast of existing laws and regulations, emerging technologies, and current loss prevention practices to ensure high quality expertise and client consultation
  • Interacts with claims to address loss drivers and claim issues.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of loss prevention experience with a multi-line carrier plus a demonstrated ability to solve problems in exposure control and effective service to complex policyholder accounts.
  • Has the proven ability to be proficient in all lines of coverages (work comp, property, general liability, auto, umbrella and package)
  • Certification by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) is preferred.
  • Completion of OSHA 30 Construction training is required.
  • Having one or more of the following professional designations (ASP, ALCM, ARM, CIH, OHST, CPCU) can reduce the minimum years of experience to 4 years.
  • Effective interpersonal, presentation, and customer service skills.
  • Must possess expertise in general contracting, excavating contracting trade contracting (e.g. HVAC, electrical, plumbing, elevator, etc.) as required by underwriting needs and have the ability to be proficient in all lines of coverage (workers comp, general liability, auto, property, umbrella and package) along with general safety.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet Crum & Forster’s MVR criteria
  • College degree or an equivalent in Safety/Occupational Health, Engineering or the Sciences required.
  • Sufficient computer skills to operate in Microsoft Office suite, Excel, and other applications.

Working conditions

  • Able to operate a motor vehicle and travel by driving and/or flying.
  • Overnight travel is routine.
  • The ability to work remotely is available but working out of an established office is preferred.

 

Physical requirements

  • Ability to perform on-site policyholder inspections requiring extensive walking, climbing stairs or ladders, handling uneven terrain, etc.
  • Ability to move about work sites of varying physical and environmental hazards including moving mechanical equipment, noise, temperature variations, airborne contaminants, etc.
  • Must be able to regularly lift and/or carry laptop computer with associated equipment weighing about 25 pounds.

 

Contact:

 

William Vopelius | Director, Risk Engineering
Crum & Forster
305 Madison Avenue | Morristown, NJ 07960 | United States
t +1.973.490.6524  | m +1.973.270.6179
William.Vopelius@cfins.com | www.cfins.com

Safety Specialist – Yale University in New Haven CT

Posted: Jul 05, 2017

Safety Specialist 

Office of Environmental Health and Safety 

Yale University 

05 July 2017

Yale University is looking for a Safety Specialist to join our progressive Office of Environmental Health and Safety at one of the world’s premier universities. Yale provides generous benefits and strongly supports EHS. On the Long Island Sound, New Haven has outstanding arts, dining, theater and other culture, and offers easy access to all the beauty of New England and the fun of New York City.

Job Summary: The Safety Specialist will provide safety expertise, leadership, and direction in campus risk assessment, mitigation, and compliance with applicable regulations and safe work practices. The Safety Specialist serves as the primary internal resource for the University’s comprehensive tool, equipment, and Shop Safety Program, the Powered Industrial Truck Program, and the Ergonomics Program. This individual will be responsible for conducting job hazard analyses for tool use, mechanical systems, and materials handling equipment in shops and other locations throughout campus, performing regular safety inspections and working with shop end users and supervisors to develop and implement hazard controls and safeguarding strategies. In addition to being responsible for the Shop Safety Program, this individual will work closely with the Physical Safety Officer in maintaining compliance with current physical safety programs, including Confined Space Entry, Lock Out/Tag Out, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, and Crane Safety. The Safety Specialist will serve as a mentor to EHS Safety Advisors and others in the areas of tool safety, mechanical systems and equipment, ergonomics, and other physical safety issues. The successful candidate will also work with students and faculty in the review of student projects and activity proposals to identify potential safety hazards. The Safety Specialist is part of a supportive, productive, team-oriented work environment that provides excellent customer service. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related scientific field. Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in engineering, safety, relevant industrial or manufacturing work, or a closely related field, and significant operational and/or safety experience with tools and equipment. Excellent writing, speaking, training and technical skills are required.

Please apply. Relocation assistance is available. Applications must be submitted online via www.yale.edu/jobs (Refer to STARS Req ID 43546BR). For more information and the full description, please contact Stephanie Perry, Lead Administrator, Office of Environmental Health & Safety, Yale University, 203-737-2122, stephanie.perry@yale.edu.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.