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Underwriter or Senior Underwriter (commercial transportation)

Company: IAT Insurance Group, Inc.
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: Underwriter or Senior Underwriter (commercial transportation) IAT Insurance Group has an immediate opening for an underwriter within Commercial Truck Team. This role works a hybrid schedule out of an IAT office located in Scottsdale, AZ, Cheshire, CT, Raleigh, NC, and Houston, TX to support our fleet wholesale/retail segment. Occasional travel is required. This role will be required to work from the office Monday through Wednesday with the option of working remotely Thursday and Friday.

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years' risk assessment experience related tomulti-line underwriting including commercial auto and or large truck.


  • Review and analyze underwriting files, use judgment and experience as primary criteria, accept new business, or continue renewals within established authority level.
  • Review and analyze all documents within or associated with the underwriting file to establish accuracy in identifying and minimizing exposure risk, utilizing change requests, claim information, loss control, and external databases to identify changes in exposure to risk.
  • Review, evaluate and determine account premium levels using sound judgment consistent with established company premium modification plans within authority limits.
  • Read, evaluate and interpret contracts and policies to determine exposures providing guidance and clarification to others consistent with experience.
  • Provide clarification and verification of coverage to the Claims Department consistent with experience.
  • Market to assigned agencies to achieve acceptable new business flow to achieve new business and profitability goals. Assess agency activity; provide clarification to agency personnel about the company's annual visits to assigned agencies consistent with experience.
  • Perform other tasks as needed.Qualifications:
    Must Have:
    • Bachelors' degree and atleast two years of experience in commercial Insurance.
    • Equivalent is defined as six years of relevant experience.
    • Experience in managing agents in a given territory.
    • Must possess the ability to creatively utilize coverage features, deductibles, or reinsurance on individual risks to achieve company objectives.
    • Requires strong math aptitude, excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills.
    • Must possess knowledge of various computer programs, internet-based programs, and PC literate using spreadsheets.
    • To qualify, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and must not require VISA sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment purposes.Preferred to Have:
      • Knowledge of the transportation/trucking insurance Industry.
      • CPCU, ARM, or AU industry designations.
      • INS21, 22, and 23 or equivalent.Our Culture
        IAT is the largest private, family- owned property and casualty insurer in the U.S.InsuranceAnswersTogetheris how we define IAT, in letter and in spirit. We work together to provide solutions for people and businesses. We collaborate internally and with our partners to provide the best possible insurance and surety options for our customers. It's about far more than being a workplace.

        We're a work family.

        At IAT, our fundamental belief is to a create a culture where all employees are heard and have a sense of belonging. Inclusion and Diversity are not just initiatives, it's how we live. We're committed to driving and building an open and supportive culture. By embracing the uniqueness of our employees, investing in their development, listening to, and engaging their ideas, we are stronger as an organization.Our employees propel IAT forward - driving innovation, stable partnerships and growth. That's why we continue to build an engaging workplace culture to attract and retain the best talent. We offer comprehensive benefits like:
        • 26 PTO Days (Entry Level) + 12 Company Holidays = 38 Paid Days Off
        • Healthcare and Wellness Programs
        • Opportunity to earn performance-based bonuses
        • 7% 401(k) Company Match and additionalDiscretionary Retirement Contribution
        • College Loan Assistance Support Plan
        • Educational Assistance Program
        • Dress for Your Day PolicyWe are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and participate in E-Verify.

          Come join the IAT family!

          COVID 19 Statement:
          IAT actively tracks COVID vaccination rates, possible symptoms, and cases across the organization so we can make informed decisions about workplace safety. As a result, while IAT does not require employees to be vaccinated, employees are required to log their vaccination records and attest daily to being symptom free before entering IAT offices.

          IAT Recruiter:
          Steve Morley - Senior Recruiter

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Keywords: IAT Insurance Group, Inc., Scottsdale , Underwriter or Senior Underwriter (commercial transportation), Professions , Scottsdale, Arizona

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