Safety and Loss Prevention Consultant

Company Name: Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange
Phone Number: (913) 541-2947
City: Shawnee
State/Provence: Kansas
Zip: 66217
Job Title: Safety and Loss Prevention Consultant
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Miscellaneous Positions
Posting Start Date: October 16, 2017
Salary: Negotiable
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time Type: Hours

Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange is the leading provider of property and casualty insurance for rural electric cooperatives in 42 states. Our primary goal is to offer our members affordable coverage over the long term, so they can focus on serving their communities and making them better, safer, and more vibrant places to live.

The company is currently searching for a Safety and Loss Prevention Consultant to live within the Tri-Cities area of Washington (Richland, Kennewick and Pasco).

This individual will be responsible for the territory comprised of Idaho, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and California.

General Summary: 

Conducts loss prevention assessments and prepares written recommendations for insured and assigned systems.  Provides training to field staff.  Provides training to insured systems and to employees of assigned systems.  Develops safety and loss prevention programs as appropriate.
Essential Job Functions:
1.      Conducts loss prevention assessments of assigned systems in order to identify potential property and liability exposures.  Provides written recommendations to insured systems to assist in reducing losses.  Forwards appropriate information to Safety & Loss Prevention Manager.
2.      Works with Safety and Loss Prevention Manager to develop Safety and Loss Prevention programs for insured systems to assist in reducing claims.
3.      Works with the Safety and Loss Prevention Manager to develop goals and objectives for short and long term operations.  Assists Manager in developing reports and correspondence for assigned systems, management, and other departments that require loss prevention information.  Maintain daily communications with Manager for messages and information.
4.      Communicates bi-annually with statewide contacts regarding trends within each state. Participate as directed by S&LP Manager in statewide functions and present programs of special emphasis as needed.
5.      Participate in Rural Electric Safety Achievement Program when necessary.
6.      Promote business for the company through personal contacts with members of the rural electric community.
7.      Prepare and submit call reports and expense reports weekly.
8.      *Performs other duties as assigned by management.

*These tasks do not meet the Americans with Disabilities Act definition of essential job functions and usually less than 5% of time spent.  However, these tasks still constitute important performance aspects of the job.

Experience Required:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of loss and risk control principles.

Knowledge of electric utilities operations.

Knowledge of federal OSHA regulations.

Knowledge of company products, services, policies, and procedures.

Knowledge of general office practices.

Skill in oral and written communication.

Skill in operating such office equipment as personal computer, Internet, e-mail, etc.

Skill in providing effective new employee training programs.

Ability to communicate with co-workers and customers in a professional manner.

Ability to maintain flexibility and responsiveness when faced with multiple work tasks, emergency situations, and other stressful situations.

Ability to make sound decisions using information at hand.

Education and Experience:

Journeyman lineman, bachelor of science degree in engineering, safety management, business management, loss or risk control, or equivalent, plus five years of experience in a Lineman position in an electric utility.  Five years utility safety experience also required.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Protected Veteran

How to Apply:

Please email resume to Bill Birkeness at

Posting End Date: November 16, 2017