Equipment Breakdown Risk Engineer

Chubb Philadelphia , PA 19106

Posted 2 days ago

Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The company is distinguished by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence, superior claims handling expertise and local operations globally.

Equipment Breakdown Risk Engineer:

We are currently seeking applicants for an Equipment Breakdown Risk Engineer (EBRE) for the Philadelphia Branch, located in Philadelphia, PA. The EBRE professional operates within the Risk Engineering Department and is considered an integral component of the valued added services that we provide for our commercial insurance policy holders.

The position will report to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Risk Engineering Manager and directly support the Eastern Pennsylvania territory.


The primary focus of this position is to perform risk evaluations, evaluate exposures and controls, develop meaningful loss estimates, and communicate 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. The individual will 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. The individual will communicate to customers on how these recommendations impact their business and appropriate courses of action.

The Equipment 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. The individual 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 EBRE 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, claims, and clients

  • Managing workload within an assigned territory

  • 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

  • Ability to deliver timely, quality service and products to internal and external customers

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 8 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.

  • Counsel and provide presentations to existing customers on a variety of safety related topics

  • 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 essential

  • Additional competencies required include proficient writing skills, self-management, problem solving, and results orientation

Education and Certification:

  • High school degree is required.

  • Current National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel commission is required.

  • Two or four-year college degree in Engineering or Science is desirable, but is not required.

Meet Chubb's Risk Engineer Steven Serafin and Katelyn Foster, sharing their expertise and commitment to excellence in serving every Chubb customer. Craftsmen of Insurance

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Chubb offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits package including life, health and dental, vision, a generous retirement savings plan, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and business casual dress. At Chubb, we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Equipment Breakdown Risk Engineer