Property Loss Control Engineer

  • Risk Strategies
  • United States

Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct property risk surveys on commercial properties including manufacturing, non-manufacturing occupancies such as hospitals, universities, real estate, retail, habitational and process industries.
  • Provide detailed COPE reports, including analysis of client/prospect exposures and loss control recommendations.
  • Work closely with Account Teams to bring in new business, market and retain existing clients.
  • Coordinate, manage and attend Insurer or other Third Party Loss Control site surveys.
  • Prepare clients for upcoming Insurer property inspections.
  • Work with clients and insurers to review and prioritize insurers’ recommendations. Develop creative alternative, cost-effective solutions when possible and assist clients with preparing written responses to insurer risk improvement recommendations.
  • Provide consultation to clients in all areas of property protection as needed.
  • Review simple project plans and provide design criteria guidance to clients based on NFPA and FM Global Standards.
  • Develop risk improvement and presentations and present to clients.
  • Attend and present in client stewardship meetings.
  • Develop content and provide client and co-worker trainings/webinars on various fire safety and property protection related topics.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a field of engineering with 5 years of experience in the insurance industry is desired. Professional Engineer or Certified Fire Protection Specialist Designation is desired but not required.
  • Knowledge of ‘all risk’ property loss control, experience in performing property field surveys on a variety of industrial occupancies and in conducting loss control consultations. Strong analytical skills are a must.
  • Highly Protected Risk (HPR) experience is highly desirable, Ideal candidate should have an FM Global engineering background.
  • The individual must have proficiency in Automatic Sprinkler System Hydraulic Calculations & Fire Protection Water Supply Analysis.
  • The individual must be familiar with NFPA and FM Global standards and be able to apply them as needed.
  • The position requires the engineer to be highly motivated and work well without close supervision. The individual must be able to make decisions with and without established guidelines and to provide technical support to brokers, underwriters and clients.  
  • The position requires excellent interpersonal skills (verbal and written) and a client focused approach.
  • Broad technical background, solid communication and time management skills including exceptional writing ability, organizational skills, and computer skills.
  • Working knowledge of construction projects/builders risk.
  • As this is a National Position, travel out of the region is required (30-50%).

At Risk Strategies Company, base pay is one part of our total compensation package, which also includes a comprehensive suite of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, retirement savings, and paid time off and paid holidays for eligible employees. The total compensation for a position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. The expected base pay range for this position is between $106,000 - $125,000 annually. The actual base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including geographical location, education, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Risk Strategies is the 9th largest privately held US brokerage firm offering comprehensive risk management advice, insurance and reinsurance placement for property & casualty, employee benefits, private client services, as well as consulting services and financial & wealth solutions. With more than 30 specialty practices, Risk Strategies serves commercial companies, nonprofits, public entities, and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets. Risk Strategies has over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 employees across the US and Canada.

Our industry recognition includes being named a Best Places to Work in Insurance for the past five years (2018-2022) and on the Inc. 5000 list as one of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies. We are committed to being good stewards for our company, culture, and communities by having a strong focus on Environmental, Social, and Governance issues.

Risk Strategies is an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Learn more about working at Risk Strategies by visiting our careers page: www.risk-strategies.com/careers.

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