H.W. Kaufman Group

Associate Underwriter

Location US-TX-Houston
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
RB Jones



  • Service a book of business under the direct supervision of an underwriter
  • Log applications, prepare binders, and process policies and endorsements
  • Bind risk, post the invoice and process technical data
  • Screen renewal applications and send out renewal letters; perform some of the underwriting and prepare quotes for underwriter approval
  • Assist with new business development
  • Order and follow up on inspections and handle endorsement requests and referrals for the underwriter
  • Manage relationships with retail agents and follow up on any outstanding information needed to complete the underwriting file


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Insurance experience in underwriting and/or brokerage support with excess & surplus lines preferred
  • Sales & marketing experience preferred
  • Be technologically savvy and data driven

Compensation Package:

  • Competitive base compensation
  • Health benefits & 401K with employer match
  • Employer paid continuing education courses and designations
  • Many opportunities for career advancement

About Our Company

Founded in 1905, R.B. Jones is a leader in providing specialty risk coverage solutions to brokers, agents and wholesalers, including: Commercial Marine, Excess Energy, Commercial Property, Professional Liability, Specialty General Liability, Commercial Umbrella/Excess Liability and other unique products. RB Jones Marine is a distinct business unit exclusively focused on Commercial Marine and Excess Energy. The team of specialty insurance experts delivers comprehensive solutions, including: Marine Liability, Cargo, Hull and Machinery, and Energy Liability.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The H.W. Kaufman Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.


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