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Residential Loss Control Inspectors – Full-time (Edmonton)

SCM Service d'assurances

This is a Contract position in Okotoks, AB posted August 27, 2021.

Company: Opta Precise Services LP Residential Loss Control Inspectors
– Full-time (Edmonton) Role Summary Loss Control Specialists assess various properties on behalf of insurance companies and provide loss prevention recommendations to reduce the frequency and severity of losses arising from fire, crime and liability.

OPTA Precise is the largest risk inspection company in Canada and the only risk inspection company that is truly national in scope.

With decades of experience and an expert team of loss control specialists, appraisers, valuation professionals, and risk managers, we provide a broad selection of products and services with the valuable risk information needed to profitably manage property risk portfolios.

At its core, OPTA Precise is all about our people.

Together, we deliver world-class service through an uncompromising commitment to quality and innovative business solutions for our customers and stakeholders.

Responsibilities: Access our database and take ownership of assessment files Schedule appointments with clients to visually assess the properties (about 10% time allocation) at a mutually convenient time Travel to the properties and with homeowners, tour and assess for risk features (about 50% time allocation) While touring the properties, take photographs, measure rooms and the structure, inspect features such as fire prevention systems, heating equipment, and fuel storage tanks Converse with homeowners to understand the history of the home, any risks, and answer any questions they might have Prepare detailed reports using the LC360 database identifying the fundamental construction and equipment details, risk assessment, and replacement cost value (about 40% time allocation) Accountabilities: To the Residential Supervisor: You complete at least 25 field assessment reports completed bimonthly.

Compensation is based on a per inspection rate guide.

Your reports have no errors or omission Your continually expand your expertise so you can assess more complex properties.

To the owners of the assessed properties: You have the tact and professionalism for convenient, excellent experiences Your regularly provide value added services within your role and expertise.

Education, knowledge and experience required : Education in insurance, construction, or engineering will provide a solid technical foundation to recognize and identify construction and equipment details Experience with building codes, fire services, construction and maintenance will be an asset Very good computer skills including using a database, typing speed & accuracy, use of short-cuts, and word processing is essential to efficiently and effectively creating reports.

Use of specific software such as Xactimate is a definite asset.

Skillful communication techniques for customer service and report writing.

Maximum enjoyment and performance will be achieved in this job if you: Prefer to organize your own activities and priorities, and are naturally motivated to reach goals and meet schedules Have an interest in developing and demonstrating technical knowledge and skillfulness with tasks Are concerned about accuracy and thoroughness and are inclined to be hands-on Are often lively, confident in social situations, genuinely interested in others, and can be engaging in social situations Seek a busy work environment with a stimulating pace without direct management Want recognition for meeting deadlines, taking initiative, setting and meeting priorities, and their attention to details Are self-motivated and don’t procrastinate by completing tasks quickly and accurate Environment & Working Conditions: Ability to work autonomously since most of our Loss Control Specialists are home-based.

Extensive travel is involved within a region requiring a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.

Entering residences requires tact and professionalism and may require appointments to be scheduled in the evenings and on weekends SCM Insurance Services and affiliates welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates throughout the recruitment and assessment process