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Risk Control Technical Consultant - Construction

Rochester, New York

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$85,400.00 - $141,000.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

Provide the Underwriter with account knowledge as it relates to hazards, controls, and management. They will need to evaluate how a company identifies and manages their inherent risk factors. Additionally they are expected to differentiate the account from others in similar classes of business. In this role the consultant will be working with our larger, more complex and all lines accounts. This role reports to the Risk Control Field Director or Managing Risk Control Consultant.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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 Brokers to service customers as a unified team.
  • Complete risk assessment evaluations for moderate to high complex accounts with potential for severe losses, multi-location companies, and larger fleet exposures and generally business with significant exposures.
  • Write technically detailed reports that communicate a clear assessment of risk and effectively articulate recommendations.
  • Discover and evaluate customer needs through loss analysis and customer readiness in order to provide Risk Control products and services to help control losses.
  • Identify uncontrolled exposures to influence the customer to make improvements and take corrective actions to mitigate the potential for loss.
  • Provide solutions to assist the customer in risk mitigation through the use of our extensive span of resources. Stay current with technical subject matters, regulatory environment and emerging issues.
  • Stay current with technical subject matters, regulatory environment and emerging issues.
  • Create a valued customer experience through each assessment and service encounter.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in safety, risk control, or related fields in industries such as construction, manufacturing, or military
  • Valid drivers license
  • Must have or be able to attain appropriate certification to meet specific state requirements where applicable.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental health and safety, engineering, construction management, basic sciences and related technical fields
  • Strong level knowledge of insurance industry and business acumen
  • Graduate degree in related field.
  • Recognized relevant certifications (such as ASP, CSP, ARM, CFPS)
  • Technical aptitude, detail oriented
  • Superior communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and rapport with all others
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Influencing skills that effectively drive business needs.
  • Negotiating change to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Ability to give and receive coaching and feedback.

Environmental / Work Schedules / Other

  • Climb ladders and stairs and transition to access building roof areas and multi-story buildings. (Frequently)
  • Driving (Daily)
  • Walking on surfaces that are uneven, wet, icy, and somewhat unstable. (Frequently)
  • Climbing unprotected heights (ladder, rooftop, stairs, loading dock) (Frequently)

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences. 

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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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.