Property Underwriter- Technical Lines

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Property Underwriter – Technical Lines

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual with a technical background and 5 years of property underwriting experience.  We work in a small, but dynamic group with a strong focus on teamwork. Our candidate should be a self-starter with the drive to learn and contribute to the success of our Property All Risks Portfolios and related Industrial and Equipment Risks.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review and assess new business and renewal submissions.
  • Analyze risks and exposures to underwrite our Property All Risks accounts.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, brokers, and client companies.
  • Represent HSB Canada and participate in industry functions nationally.


  • College or University degree/diploma, preferably engineering, science or technical background.
  • CIP or CRM, or enrolled in program.
  • 5 years Commercial Property Underwriting or other technical underwriting experience.
  • Proficient in Excel and MS Office applications.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to travel.

Creating and maintaining a work environment that promotes respect, diversity and dignity is important to us. We strive for equality in our workplace, to eliminate employment barriers, and promote a workplace based on principles which align with our company values and promote positive employee practices. Candidates requiring accommodation during any stage of our selection process should advise us of this; we will strive to work with individuals to find a suitable means to meet their needs.

If you are interested in applying for Job Reference TR.0321.BW, please click on the link: Apply Here.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.