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Full-time Machinery Breakdown Risk Engineer - National Board Commission Required

at Chubb in Washington

For nearly 130 years, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has been delivering exceptional property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses and individuals around the world.

Today, we are the 11th largest property and casualty insurer in the United States and have a worldwide network of some 120 offices in 27 countries staffed by 10,100 employees. The Chubb Corporation reported $50 billion in assets and $13 billion in revenues in 2010. According to Fortune magazine, Chubb is the 185th largest U.S.-based Corporation. Forbes listed Chubb as one of America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.

We have emerged as a leader in the insurance industry not only on the basis of our size or our longevity. We consistently strive to build lasting relationships with our customers and 8,500 independent agents and brokers, and we aim to be the best at what we do by delivering unparalleled service and innovative, scalable.

Chubb's Seattle office is currently looking for a Machinery Breakdown Risk Engineer to join our Loss Control Team.

The Machinery Breakdown Risk Engineer performs risk evaluations, evaluates exposures and controls, develops meaningful loss estimates, and communicates findings to business partners. Responsibilities include the application of critical thinking to determine the adequacy of controls, the likelihood of loss, the magnitude of loss, and the overall insurability. Position will conduct boiler and pressure 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. Explains to customer how these recommendations impact their business and appropriate courses of action.

The Machinery Breakdown Risk Engineer will also perform claims investigations which include evaluating the elements of the accident, extent of damage, damage verification, invoice review, and cause of loss. Provides risk improvement services to customers, including identifying exposures with significant loss potential, investigation of losses and evaluation of preventative maintenance management programs. Written reports will include evaluations of machinery breakdown and business interruption exposures, which will assist underwriters in evaluating risks and assigning proper premium for the exposure.

Additional Responsibilities include:
• Development of risk improvement reports, recommendations and other risk assessment documentation.
• Building and maintaining productive relationships with underwriting and service teams assigned to support the business, with the agent, with claims, and with clients.
• Managing workload within an assigned territory by utilizing all available resources.
• Taking ownership of the territory and effectively prioritize, plan, and schedule work.
• Utilizing technology resources for maximum efficiency.
• Responding to customer requests in a timely and professional manner.
• Overnight travel estimated at 7-10 days per month during from April through September and 5 days per month October through May.
• Territory includes Washington, Idaho and Alaska with occasional travel to Montana and Oregon.

Knowledge and Skills required:
• Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of experience inspecting boilers and pressure vessels.
• Candidate must have a sound proficiency in the inspection of boilers and pressure vessels, and experience with industrial, mechanical and electrical equipment. In addition, the candidate must be prepared to fulfill any additional requirements of each state jurisdiction in order to obtain state commissions.
• Demonstrated proficiency related to PC and software applications and the ability to work independently from a telecommuting office.
• Time management and work planning skills are essential for delivering efficient and productive workflow.
• Teamwork and advanced communication skills are necessary to achieve business goals.
• Strong interpersonal skills, including basic business expertise, such as sales, ability to negotiate, and the capability to interact with a wide variety of customers are necessary.
• Additional competencies required include proficient writing skills, self-management, problem solving, and results orientation.
• Qualified candidates will be able to deliver timely, quality service and products to internal and external customers, and maintain effective relationships.

• High school degree
• Current National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel commission required.
• Two or four-year college degree in Engineering or Science is desirable, but not required.

Chubb prides itself on the ability to provide all employees with an extraordinary work environment which promotes teamwork, diversity and incentives for those who exceed expectations. Chubb has been recognized as one of the top 50 companies for diversity by Diversity Inc. magazine, one of America’s most admired companies by Forbes, and one of the top 100 companies to work for by Fortune.

Chubb's compensation and benefit plans work together to create a Total Rewards Program for our employees that is among the best in our industry. As a global organization, we work hard to achieve our goal of providing flexible and competitive compensation and benefits packages in each local market in which we operate. Our goal is to exceed average market practices for our performers. For more information about Chubb and our benefits, visit our website at

All interested applicants must apply online at Reference Requisition number 10128.

Chubb & Son, Inc., a division of Federal Insurance Company, does not accept resumes from unsolicited third party agencies or recruiters. No fees will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates in this manner.

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