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Senior Underwriter

Company: Builders
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title:
Senior Underwriter (Property and Casulty/Workers Compensation)
Department:
Underwriting
Reports To:
Underwriting Manager
Revised:
May 2021

JOB SUMMARY:

Senior Underwriter is responsible for appraising and selecting risks that are acceptable to assigned insurance programs. Underwrite policies for assigned area of coverage.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

- Review new applications and loss information to evaluate a risk and determine eligibility for the program
- Follow all underwriting guidelines that have been provided by assigned programs
- Take authority levels into consideration on each risk reviewed
- Apply NCCI rules and regulations when evaluating and binding each risk
- Assure adequate pricing of individual risks and recommend any changes that will be beneficial to the company in underwriting policies and procedures
- Prepare quotations for the agents
- Enter revised quotes into the computer system
- Receive customer service related telephone calls from agents, members and prospects and answer questions and handle problems within the scope of their technical knowledge
- Review renewals each month for pricing or non-renewal based on prior experience
- Use technical knowledge for changes to be made to accounts that have been reviewed by the Audit Specialists and given to underwriting for evaluation
- Work with other departments to service accounts and minimize losses
- Oversee work flow, give direction, and assist with department staff training

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS, EDUCATION and WORK EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor's degree; or equivalent experience in insurance or related field
- 4+ years insurance experience required in Underwriting
- Knowledge of construction industry preferred
- Property & Casualty Insurance experience preferred
- Multi-line experience with strong underwriting experience in workers' compensation, general liability, and builders' risk insurance preferred
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to present reports and recommendations to all levels within the organization and to outside stakeholders
- Strong Microsoft Office skills
- Ability to multi-task and focus on detail
- Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality

NORMAL WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL EXPECTATIONS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- General office environment
- General sedentary work
- May lift up to 20 pounds

NOTE:
The information listed above is not intended to be construed as an employment contract, nor is it intended to state or imply an exhaustive list of duties to be performed by this employee or by this job title. Every employee at every level of the company is expected to perform additional duties or tasks as required by business need and requested by their Supervisor/Manager.

Keywords: Builders, Smyrna , Senior Underwriter, Other , Smyrna, Georgia

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