Who We Are:LECMPA (Locomotive Engineers and Conductors Mutual Protective Association) in the nation’s only non-profit mutual insurer of wage loss due to discipline for union transportation workers.Our members work in union positions in all transportation crafts, primarily rail and trucking.We have been in business since 1910, and have approximately 30,000 individual members.Our policyholders are all union transportation workers, who associate together to mitigate the harsh discipline in the transportation industry by purchasing our specialized wage-indemnity coverage.
LECMPA maintains a congenial office in Southfield, Michigan.We have been recognized as a Michigan and national Great Place to work for the last three years.
What’s the Job:Underwriter.Our underwriting is unique to our special coverage, and is based on our own long-term loss experience using union and craft.We perform our own risk analysis, with the assistance of our IT consultants and our independent actuary.
The Underwriter will use our propriety system and underwriting rules to review and analyze applications and issue policies. This includes assembling policy packages and forwarding to policyholders, and maintenance of copies of issued policies on our file-maintenance system.We are paperless for our claim and underwriting processes.
Skills necessary to succeed at the job:
1.Excellent customer service skills; the ability to solve problems, explain our coverages and interact with our rail and trucker clients;
2.Ability to learn and to explain our underwriting requirements, application and application process;
3.The ability to communicate by phone and in writing regarding underwriting, policy issuance and similar subjects;
4.Ability to focus on details and a love of customer service;
5.Enthusiasm for our mission:bringing financial security to transportation workers and their families.
Educational / Experience Requirements:
1.At least two years of post-secondary education;
2.competency in math required for calculating rates and premiums;
3.Competence in using computer programs and databases and prepare correspondence to members.
Additional Salary Information: full package of benefits including medical, dental reimbursement, vision insurance, pension plan
LECMPA is a non-profit mutual insurer of wage loss due to discipline for union transportation workers. We have a small, congenial office in Southfield, Michigan, and an outside work force of part-time sales representatives. We have been in business since 1910 and pride ourselves on our integrity and mission. We have been named a local and national Great Place to Work for the last three years.