Underwriter Trainee

Bb&T Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 2 months ago

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Regular or Temporary:


Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:
1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Under close supervision, responsible for the evaluation of life insurance risk probabilities for carrier underwriters so they can more quickly determine. This individual will also provide offers on Quick Quote files that contain no personal information and are nonbinding. Work with the team Manager and other Associates in developing and building this product line, supporting systems and entities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

Assesses risks for the purpose of providing assessment services to carrier clients through evaluation of an individual's medical history or physical condition, occupational hazards, financial background, insurable interest and other information pertinent to the decision

Participates in the ongoing education and development of the underwriters and department resources, i.e., home office practices, medical situations and impairments, and the dynamics of working with team's foreign and domestic associates

Effectively communicates with carrier underwriters and management, with appropriate case documentation to ensure exceptional customer service

Proactively presents ideas and participates in projects that contribute to the improvement of the department and its ability to deliver the best underwriting solutions and services to customers

Develops knowledge of carrier underwriting guidelines, insurance products, brokerage market, and re-insurance market

Maintains knowledge of insurance industry and keep team abreast of changes necessary to ensure delivery of the most comprehensive solutions and services to our customers

Represents company at industry conferences and events, i.e., AHOU, and presents to internal and external customers.

Completes 150 to 300 quick quote reviews per day and/or provides assistance in auditing, assessments, and clearing of DUPLICATE files

Required Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree in business or a related field or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

Previous junior underwriting or equivalent experience

Effective interpersonal and written communication skills

Ability to provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers

Effective time management skills

Ability to prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously

Capable of working independently as well as in a team environment

Ability to work in a self-directed fashion

Experience with PC's in a Windows environment

Strong knowledge of medical and financial underwriting

Strong risk assessment and negotiation skills

Ability to identify workflow improvements and recommend for implementation

BB&T is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law.

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