Builders Risk Underwriter

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Position Summary

The Underwriter is responsible for producing profitable growth of Builders Risk premiums and providing high quality underwriting, while balancing company philosophies in order to maintain a profitable book of business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Underwrite residential and commercial Builders Risk and Contractors Equipment; new and renewal business, within underwriting authority and program limits.

  • Adhere to all underwriting guidelines, authority levels and standards.
  • Perform file audits on counterparts and service team members, as assigned.
  • Possess working knowledge of all Builders Risk products in order to assist internal employees and external customers with inquiries.
  • Mentoring and training of team members.
  • Market company’s products and services.
  • Build relationships with distributors and business partners.
  • Work in partnership with stakeholders and US Assure’s corporate vision and mission.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned in order to meet business needs. Includes functions normally performed by persons holding this title.  However, these functions may be reassigned to other employees as part of a “Reasonable Accommodation” under the ADA.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty, satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and or licenses, and/or abilities required.

Knowledge

  • Proven knowledge of coverage and pricing for all Builders Risk products and/or proven knowledge of property and casualty underwriting.
  • Basic knowledge of insurance underwriting procedures, laws and regulations for assigned territories.
  • Proven knowledge of processing methods and workflow procedures.
  • General knowledge of the market/industry.
  • Proven knowledge of accepted business software, mainframe systems and Internet usage.

Education and/or Experience and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent industry experience, required.
  • Completion of insurance industry specific courses (IIA, CIC and/or CPCU) and/or designations, preferred.
  • Ability to approach underwriting, creatively.
  • Experience with training employees.

Our people benefit from:

  • Competitive performance-based compensation packages
  • 401(k) matching contributions and profit sharing
  • Medical and dental insurance benefits with significant employer contributions
  • Other benefits, such as Term Life and Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) program
  • Paid holidays
  • Modern, collaborative work environment
  • On-site fitness center
  • Company-matched charitable gifts

If you're a qualified candidate looking for a career that will challenge your potential, value your input and earn you competitive compensation, we’d like the opportunity to get to know you.

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Employer’s Rights

US Assure, Inc. reserves the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment and either an employee or US Assure, Inc. may terminate employment at any time, with or without cause (subject to applicable laws).

About US Assure

US Assure provides insurance programs and services. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, the privately held company manages, distributes and services programs for leading carriers in the construction and commercial insurance market with distribution throughout the U.S. and Canada. Offerings include a full range of builders risk, environmental, property, and small commercial programs. With four decades of expertise managing programs and providing service, US Assure is a trusted partner offering solutions needed to assure success.

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