Travelers-Forensic Specialist 1

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Travelers-Forensic Specialist 1

Travelers is seeking an experienced Forensic Engineering Specialist to work within the Travelers Risk Control Laboratory as a subject matter expert in one or more of the following areas:
• Fire cause determination
• Electrical Engineering
• Failure analysis of electrical, mechanical, material systems and components
• Power Distribution including failures of power generation and transition systems.
• Green energy systems including photovoltaics, wind turbines and battery storage
• Product liability
• Fire protection and alarm systems
• Accident Investigation
• Code evaluation.
As a member of the Travelers Laboratory Forensic team, you will investigate a variety of incidents and losses, consult with professionals within the Travelers Risk Control, Claim, and Subrogation departments, conduct on-site investigations, and analyze components or failures in a laboratory setting.
 
This position requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in physics, engineering (electrical, mechanical, chemical, civil, fire protection) or a closely related field of study. The successful candidate will have at least five to ten years of experience in the practical application of their discipline. Candidates with advanced degrees, professional licenses, and/or professional certifications will be given preference.
 
Previous experience in forensics, failure analysis, fire scene investigations, accident investigation, and insurance is preferred, however for exceptional candidates Travelers will provide training as needed. The ability to clearly and persuasively communicate highly technical information to a lay audience is essential. The position requires country-wide travel and regular visits to the Laboratory in Windsor CT.
Location: Nationwide
Compensation: Competitive based on experience.
Contact: For information about this position please contact the hiring manager, Dave Roy at droy@travelers.com.