Risk Control Consultant Construction

Albany, New York

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.



Provide the Underwriter with account knowledge as it relates to hazards, controls, and management. They will need to evaluate how the company identifies and manages their inherent risk factors. Additionally they are expected to differentiate the account from others in similar classes of business. This role reports to the Risk Control Field Director or Managing Risk Control Consultant. This job does not manage others This job works under General Supervision: Incumbent independently performs a variety of duties, including potentially complex duties within established policy guidelines; responsible for a defined set of assignments (e.g. assigned customers, claims or other specified set of responsibilities); is expected to set priorities and meet specific goals and objectives of the function or unit. (Typically pertains to advanced/operational, senior professional, unit supervisor)

Partner and have joint ownership with Underwriting to select, retain, and grow a profitable book of business. Build and maintain productive relationships with Underwriting, Claim, Risk Control Specialists, and Broker to service customers as a unified team. Write technically detailed reports that communicate a clear assessment of risk and effectively articulated recommendations. Discover and evaluate customer needs through loss analysis and customer readiness in order to provide Risk Control products and services which can help control losses. Stay current with technical subject matters, regulatory environment, and emerging issues. Create a valued customer experience through each assessment and service encounter. Perform other duties as assigned.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Insurance industry acumen. Graduate degree in related field.

Technical aptitude, detail oriented. Superior communication skills-written, verbal and listening. Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with a client. Self-awareness. Curiosity. Experience working in a collaborative environment. Critical thinking skills. Proven work ethic. Influencing skills.

Undergraduate degree in environmental health and safety, construction management, basic sciences and related technical fields required. 3 years of experience in safety, risk control, or related fields such as construction, manufacturing, or military required. Valid drivers license required. Must have or be able to attain appropriate certification to meet specific state requirements where applicable.

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.