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Risk Control Consultant Boiler & Machinery

Seattle, Washington State

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

$70,200.00 - $115,900.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

Reports to Boiler and Machinery Field Manager. Conduct boiler and pressure vessel inspections in accordance with jurisdictional rules by performing thorough examinations, identifying hazardous conditions, applying appropriate codes and standards, and recommending corrective actions. Work cooperatively with Boiler and Machinery underwriting and claim groups, in support of helping them make informed decisions to maximize profit and growth. Primarily performs boiler and pressure vessel inspections on all accounts. Under close supervision, performs risk evaluations and claims investigations on less complex accounts as assigned. Participates in individual training opportunities to enhance/develop risk control and product/service knowledge.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • In this role, works with limited guidance and direction to manage jurisdictional inspection workload within an assigned territory. Take ownership of the territory and effectively prioritize, plan, and schedule work. Utilize provided technology resources for maximum efficiency. Respond to customer requests and helps customers understand and mitigate risks associated with equipment breakdowns.
  • Conduct boiler and pressure vessel inspections in accordance with jurisdictional rules by performing thorough examinations, identifying hazardous conditions, applying appropriate codes and standards, recommending corrective action and submitting required reports.
  • Under moderate supervision performs less complex risk evaluations, evaluate exposures and controls, develops meaningful loss estimates, and communicate findings to business partners.
  • Apply critical thinking to determine adequacy of controls preventing equipment breakdown, and overall insurability. Investigate less complex Equipment Breakdown claims as requested by the claim department. Evaluate elements of the breakdown, extent of damage, invoice review, and cause of loss.
  • Effectively document, communicate, and report findings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Sufficient experience and education to meet the prerequisite requirements for obtaining a National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors' 'Inservice Commission' required.
  • Must obtain a National Board 'Inservice Commission' within six months of employment or complete 'National Board Inservice (NB-380) Inspector Training' within six months and then successfully pass the Board exam within two attempts in the following two months.
  • Valid driver's license required.

Licensing or Certificates

  • National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector's Inservice commission preferred.
  • Military Boiler or Nuclear Power operator certification preferred.
  • Civilian Power Boiler Operation Certificate preferred.
  • ANSI NDE Level II Examiner Certification preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Technical Skills
  • Demonstrates a basic level of understanding of mechanical and electrical principles. Possesses a basic knowledge of predictive and preventive maintenance practices.
  • Demonstrates specific engineering/technical skills necessary to achieve established business goals.
  • Utilizes Risk Control workstation computer system applications to efficiently manage territorial workload, schedule and complete all job assignments.
  • Customer Service
  • Identifies customer needs and takes appropriate action to meet those needs.
  • Acts with a sense of urgency.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to delivering an appropriate level of customer service.
  • Problem Solving
  • Develops new methods or approaches to getting the work done.
  • Evaluates information and makes the right choice (decision).
  • Is resourceful in gaining information/resources to solve business problems.
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Results driven and takes responsibility for own decisions and actions.
  • Manages own work and seeks help as necessary.
  • Works independently and in a team environment.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships.
  • Communication
  • Clearly expresses ideas.
  • Listens to and understands what others are saying.
  • Shares information and maintains confidentiality.
  • Perform all tasks in accordance with the Travelers Boiler & Machinery Safety Program. B&M Risk Control personnel should be certain that proper accident prevention and hygiene controls are in place for all tasks.
  • Travel Frequently.

Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools, discounts and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals and caregiving needs. In addition, our mental health program provides access to free professional counseling services, health coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs.
  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results. 

In accordance with local law, candidates seeking employment in Colorado are not required to disclose dates of attendance at or graduation from educational institutions.

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.