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Loss Control Advisor

Job ID
2021-8205
# of Openings
1
Category
Claims Service
Office Location
5025 Utica Ridge Rd
Location : Location
US-IA-Davenport

Overview

Provide loss control services and inspections (as approved by the Director) to assigned customers in accordance with the department�s guidelines. Perform loss control surveys of contracted construction projects under the Statewide Educational Wrap-up Program (SEWUP).

Responsibilities

� Identify and evaluate potential worker�s compensation, general liability, builders� risk, and pollution exposures and make recommendations for corrective measures. � Participate in owner, construction manager, and/or contractor meetings such as preconstruction meetings, special meetings such as steel erection meetings, construction manager/progress meetings, toolbox safety meetings, etc. � Confirm that construction contractors enrolled under SEWUP are implementing, Site Specific Safety Orientation, Injury and Illness Prevention Plan, Heat Illness Prevention Plan, Hazard Communication Program. � Confirm that contractors possess the required permits licenses such as DOSH Project Specific Permits, DOSH Annual Permits, Crane Operator Licenses, DOSH Crane inspections, etc. � Provide technical assistance to owners, construction managers, contractors, and internal customers. � Respond effectively and promptly to specific safety problems or concerns raised by customers. � Provide claims oversight and assistance. Each claim within the loss control consultant�s geographic area of responsibility will be reviewed to ensure its legitimacy and to recommend corrective measures to prevent similar mishaps. � Identify and provide directions to medical facilities within the insurance carrier�s medical provider network � All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

� A minimum of five (5) years of construction safety and health experience, including conducting onsite safety and health surveys and application of applicable safety regulations required. � Must have strong customer service, writing, presentation and communication skills. � Should be able to handle and prioritize multiple projects. � Must be detailed oriented and organized. � Compliance with state fingerprinting regulations is required. SOFTWARE: Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Adept at accessing business data from the Internet when required. LICENSE or CERTIFICATIONS: � Must maintain current California Drivers� license. � Professional safety certifications/designations are preferred but not required. Examples of these certifications/certifications are: o Certified Safety Professional o Associate Safety Professional o Graduate Safety Practitioner o Safety Management Specialist o Construction Health and Safety Technician o Safety Trained Supervisor Construction o Construction Risk Insurance Specialist o Associate in Risk Management PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The job entails extensive fieldwork with driving and walking, plus administrative office follow up as required. Overnight stays are required in some areas, and occasional in-state travel. The employee should be able to: � Frequently travel (drive) to client sites. � Often walk up to five (5) miles a day over the school grounds and construction sites. � Often climb up steps, ladders, scaffolds, etc. � Regularly bend, stoop, kneel, crouch or twist to better identify hazards. � Withstand sun exposure for a number of consecutive days. � Reach overhead occasionally to materials stored on overhead shelves. � Occasionally move or lift boxes. � Frequently operate small tools and measuring devices (monitoring devices, tapes, screwdrivers, calipers, etc.). � Often type reports, correspondence and data entry. � Occasionally sit up to seven (7) hours a day at a computer workstation. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills are critically important to this job. Employees must be able to ascertain (either through direct observation or loss analysis) why accidents occur and what corrective measures are the best to implement. Employee should be able to determine customer (internal and external) expectations that may be presented in a variety of ways and needs to be able to use various approaches in persuading customers to implement safety improvements. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The job requires repeated direct exposure to a number of potential hazards associated with construction activities which include but are not limited to: chemical, environmental (i.e. hot, cold and rainy conditions), electrical, machinery, fire, falls, equipment failure, indoor air quality, pests, etc. The use of personal protective equipment is mandatory. Training on the proper use of personal protective training is provided. In addition, driving conditions in winter can be hazardous, particularly in rural areas requiring service.

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