Staff Investigator, Legal Services - General Litigation

Job Info

Jun 11, 2020


Posting Expiration Date: Nov 30, 2020

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: Legal Services

Department: Legal Services

Section: LEGAL SVCS GenLitInvest&Claims

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

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Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Investigate claims and lawsuits involving the Company; locate and interview witnesses; gather Company and outside records; visit incident sites; take photographs to document observations and site conditions; prepare witnesses for depositions and trial; assess Company liability; and assist in formulating a defense or in resolving the matter in a fair and equitable manner.
  • Review medical reports and hospital records; assist in selection of appropriate medical specialists to evaluate alleged injuries; and work with the attorney and paralegal to prepare medical testimony for trial.
  • Assist the attorney in trial preparation and at trial.
  • Participate in case review and strategy sessions; make recommendations concerning ongoing investigations; and assists in evaluating cases.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required

Required Education/Experience

  • Associate's Degree with a minimum of 4 years relevant work experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience.

Required Work Experience

  • Two to four years relevant experience investigating claims or lawsuits preferred.
  • Working knowledge of utility operations preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
  • Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.