Suffolk

Insurance Coordinator

ID
2021-5135
Job Location : Location
US-MA-Boston
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category/Department
Risk Management

Overview

Overview:

As a national leader in the construction industry, Suffolk is redefining what it means to build. We challenge the status quo every day by gathering the people, innovations, and partnerships that can explore and go after new ways to do our jobs. Our focus on high-performing teams and technology translates to groundbreaking solutions for all industry sectors and phases of building. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services alongside vertical service lines, an approach that is revolutionizing the industry and making a permanent mark on the world of business. Join us for a thrilling experience that will energize you, challenge you, and propel your career.

 

About Suffolk:

Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research and development. We have $4.5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. We serve clients in every major industry sector, including health care, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation and aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. We’re ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” And we’re proud to be a certified 2020 “Great Place to Work.”

 

The Role:

The Insurance Coordinator manages subcontractor insurance and CCIP administration for all assigned Suffolk projects.  This position functions as link between the Risk Management Team, Suffolk’s Broker, and the project teams to ensure subcontractor compliance as it relates to Suffolk Construction’s insurance programs’ strategic objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Review and analyze subcontractors certificates of insurance for compliance with Suffolk subcontract agreements and authorize access to job sites
  • Identify noncompliant insurance through certificate analysis and exercise discretion in determining need to elevate to Risk Management Specialist to obtain insurance waivers.
  • Contractor Controlled Insurance Program administration, including but not limited to:
    • Process and Track all subcontractor enrollments as well as making determination regarding subcontractor exclusions from the program
    • Monitor subcontractor payroll submissions
    • Coordination of CCIP start up and monthly review meetings with project teams
    • Generally serve as a liaison between the program Broker and project teams
  • Follow up with subcontractors and agents regarding new, expired and non-compliant insurance.
  • Maintain and track subcontractor insurance policy information.
  • Provide regular communication on the status of individual projects to the project teams.
  • Obtain certificates of Suffolk’s insurance policy as required by contractual obligations
  • Train project teams on insurance administration procedures at project start up meeting

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, additional legal and/or insurance experience is preferred
  • Sound understanding of insurance and knowledge of coverage terms
  • Construction background preferred, but not necessary.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written / oral) / able to effectively communicate with all levels of the company
  • Thorough working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist Designation

Necessary Attributes:

  • Possess and understand Suffolk Core values, goals and vision
  • Actively participate as a team member within the Enterprise Risk Management department and with all departments within the Company
  • Willingness and ability to expand knowledge and effectiveness in both the commercial insurance industry and the construction industry
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal with all levels of staff
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive, or critical claims situations
  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands in a fast paced, changing work environment
  • Initiative to meet designated time tables with minimum supervision
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to travel at least on a quarterly basis

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a uiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.  This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk

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