• Assistant Underwriter

    Location Name CT, West Hartford - 433 S Main Street
    Date Posted
    2 months ago(8/9/2019 1:50 PM)
    Berkley Prime Transportation
    Primary Location
    US-CT-West Hartford
  • Company Details

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    Berkley Prime Transportation is a start-up organization that will be recognized as the most innovative insurer in the transportation industry by leveraging high-tech solutions to create an “ease of use” brand.  At Berkley Prime Transportation, we want to create a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement across all functional areas.


    Berkley Prime Transportation has a new opportunity for an Assistant Underwriter to join our team!  This role will provide excellent customer service, clerical assistance, support, and assistance to the Underwriting staff, Brokers, and Managing General Agents.


    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Collect data, review, analyze, and rate new and renewal business (all states, multi-line) to provide a work up for the Underwriter
    • Navigate in rating and issuance systems for Truck business (all states, multi-line)
    • Issue policies in policy issuance system before the end of each month
    • Review policies to ensure they are issued based upon the terms and conditions outlined by the Underwriter
    • Examine and evaluate documents including declarations, applications, signed forms, MVRs, and all amendments to policies to ensure compliance with established company underwriting guidelines
    • Interpret and analyze underwriting manuals/guidelines, rating manuals, forms, and workflows for commercial lines business
    • Maintain knowledge of technical underwriting process and/or research information if needed;  participate in ongoing training as necessary
    • Handle various requests and/or inquiries from General Agents, Retailers, Insureds and/or Underwriters through phone, in person, and written correspondence
    • Provide routine servicing of policies as needs arise including drafting of endorsements
    • Order various underwriting reports to compile data for the Underwriters
    • Inform Underwriters of any underwriting issues immediately
    • Perform administrative duties for the department including writing reports and business correspondence
    • Meet with new agents for training; may include attending lunches or dinners off-site
    • Provide back-up services for others in the department


    Our ideal candidate will have the following:

    • High School Diploma, some college preferred
    • 3 or more years Assistant Underwriter experience
    • General insurance courses preferred
    • Experience with ISO rating/forms a plus


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