Travelers Industrial Hygiene Specialist in Glendale, California
Industrial Hygiene Specialist
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Deliver specialist level service in area of technical expertise (eg: risk evaluation, management consulting, strategy development, training) to meet needs of underwriting or customer. Serve as a technical resource to Risk Control field organizations and internal business partners. Collaborate in technical development of Risk Control staff in partnership with field management on areas of technical expertise. Conducts co-surveys with and performs quality assessments on work of field staff. Consult with clients and business partners on ways to control hazards in order to reduce or prevent losses. Understand and apply practical, collaborative consulting concepts in helping clients develop ongoing programs for continuous safety improvement. Document findings and recommendations to internal business partners and/or clients. Influence clients to implement recommendations. Maintain current knowledge of regulatory environment and emerging issues in the specialty. Maintain timely, relevant communications with Technical Unit Manager, Regional Managers and Risk Control staff. Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Opening ID:
Exposure to Excess Noise (Occasionally) Exposure to Dirt, Dust, Fumes, Smoke, Gases, or Other Irritating Substance (Occasionally) Exposure to Variable Weather Conditions (Occasionally) Operate or work around moving machinery (Occasionally) Weekend work hours (Occasionally) Overnight work hours (Occasionally) Travel (Frequently) oving machinery (Occasionally)
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:
Business Knowledge: Understanding of Commercial Lines insurance products, services, and risk selection practices preferred. Willing to meet and understand Risk Control performance standards, policies and procedures. Technical Expertise: Demonstrated expertise/command in specialty and ability to maintain up to date knowledge. Makes complex technical information and recommendations understandable and clear to audiences with varied levels of technical knowledge. Can acquire working knowledge of relevant Risk Control computer systems applications. Maintains relevant professional designation. Customer Service: Balances customer expectations and expense constraints. Builds credibility with internal and external customers. Creates customer satisfaction by demonstrating the value of Risk Control services. Strong written communication skills. Resource Management: Continually assesses workload in light of business priorities; directs own efforts. Influences others to take action on recommendations.
Reports to Technical Director or 2VP under general supervision. Responsible for technical discipline in the region. Delivers specialty services as assigned. Provides technical training to Risk Control generalists. Able to work with national or multi-regional customers. Specialties can include Customer Training, Inland Marine, Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, Construction, Transportation Safety, Workers Compensation Cost Containment, Ocean Marine, Liability, and Products Safety. This job does not manage others This job works under General Direction: Establishes procedures for attaining specific goals and objectives in a broad area of work. Generally final results are reviewed. (Typically applies to a manager or expert/top level professional.)
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:
Undergraduate degree in environmental health and safety, engineering, sciences or related technical fields preferred. Relevant experience in consulting or industry will be considered.
Operates standard office equipment (Frequently) Sitting (Can stand at will) (Frequently) Standing (Frequently) Climbing unprotected heights (ladder, rooftop, stairs, loading dock (Frequently) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Frequently) Working in a confined or restricted area (Occasionally) Driving (Frequently) Lifting items up to 21-35lbs (Frequently)
Five years in area of specialty (i.e., Inland Marine, Industrial Hygiene, Construction, etc.) or master's degree in a related field (i.e., electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, etc.) required. Valid driver's license required. Must be able to attain appropriate certification to meet state specific requirements where applicable.
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.
Licensing or Certificates:
As needed for discipline.
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