Property Engineering Internship –Commercial Insurance-Weston, MA
Liberty Mutual - Weston, MA

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Description

Gain valuable business experience at a Fortune 100 company

Liberty Mutual's internship programs give you the chance to work on a variety of critical business assignments, test your skills, use your academic knowledge and match your interests to a real job.

As part of Liberty Mutual Commercial Insurance group, the Property Risk Engineering group is recognized as a leader in the industry by providing proactive property loss prevention services to help identify, quantify and mitigate or eliminate serious threats to our customers' business. Our highly qualified, in-house staff includes engineers with backgrounds including Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Industrial and Fire Protection Engineering.

Our engineers conduct Risk Surveys to advise customers of possible exposures to their business. The analysis that follows these visits may include things like physical and human element recommendations; water supply and fire pump testing data and risk quality benchmarking.

Our Consulting Services help ensure our customer's property and businesses are protected from hazards associated with change and growth. Services include:

Pre-construction consulting

Site surveys

New construction plan and specification reviews

Fire suppression system plan and specification reviews

Fire protection equipment acceptance testing and witnessing

Flood and wind hazard analysis

Technical consultation

As an Engineering Intern, you will develop knowledge about the commercial insurance business through exposure to our engineering operation. You will focus on developing the skills necessary for success by assisting professionals with day-to-day job assignments. While your assignments will vary over time as you gain experience and skills, interns will typically perform some of the work of an entry-level engineer, such as:

Learning the basics of the Engineering Manual and codes and standards and how to use various systems and applications.

Assisting the Engineering Technical Unit with technical consultations and technical research projects as assigned. This includes assisting co-workers in researching problems and providing assistance to other departments as necessary.

Reviewing, evaluating and categorizing technical information; verifies information for accuracy/appropriateness and follows up with others for missing or questionable data; prepares and assembles documents for additional handling by the Engineering Technical Unit or others.

Entering and retrieving information of varying complexity using computer systems and applications to update records, obtain information for others and respond independently to most questions and problems.

Preparing draft reports, research papers, correspondence in support of the Engineering Technical Unit and Field Engineering operations of Property Risk Engineering.

This opportunity is for a full time internship during the summer of 2013.

Qualifications:
As an intern, you

must be working towards a bachelor's degree (graduating in 2014 or 2015)

and possess a minimum 3.0 GPA (depending on school). In addition, the following criteria are highly recommended:

Fire Protection, Civil, Chemical, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering majors are preferred

Effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Ability to provide information in a clear, concise manner

Ability to build and maintain effective relationships

Effective analytical skills to gather information, analyze facts, and draw conclusions

Overview:
We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.

We believe that the Company's success is inextricably linked to our employees' satisfaction and success: satisfaction that they work for an industry leader committed to improving safety, satisfaction that they work for a company that does the right thing, and satisfaction that the company will reward them for their contributions and provide opportunities for personal growth and success.

We believe our employees take pride in knowing that they help people live safer more secure lives everyday.

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Job

Loss Prevention

Primary Location

US-MA-Weston

Schedule

Full-time

Salary (Pay Basis)

14

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18

Shift

Day Job

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Travel

No

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