Senior Property Risk Engineer

  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Virtual, NJ, United States

Job Description

Zurich’s Risk Engineering Property Northeast Team is seeking a Sr. Property Risk Engineer with large property highly protected risk (HPR) experience. This role includes both field and account engineering responsibilities. This is a work from home role, ideally positioned within the Delaware, Maryland/Virginia, or New Jersey area. This role includes a company car with expected travel at 20-30% travel.


This role will be filled at the Property Risk Engineer or Senior Property Risk Engineer level. The hiring manager will determine the appropriate level based upon the selected applicant’s experience and skill set relative to the qualifications listed for this position.


Our Sr Property Risk Engineering Consultant is responsible for:


  • Management of account risk portfolio and providing account level engineering to meet underwriting requirements.
  • Developing and implementing customer service strategies that reduce loss and improve customer operations.
  • Providing engineering support to underwriting team by attending client broker meetings
  • Monitoring property account engineering services to ensure that delivery is proper, on-time, and cost effective.
  • Performing field engineering services where necessary, primarily for larger location on accounts and/or prospects within the state region.
  • Providing advanced property consultative services to customers, including identifying exposures with significant loss potential, investigation of cause/effect of major losses and property management programs
  • Assisting in marketing Zurich risk transfer insurance products in conjunction with underwriting professionals and agents across company business segments. 


Final candidates will be subject to a Motor Vehicle Record background check as this position includes a company car.


Basic Qualifications: 


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area 
  • Experience working in a team environment


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Fire Science, or related degree
  • HPR Property experience
  • Risk Engineering experience within the insurance industry
  • Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS)
  • Strong communication and consultative skills
  • Outstanding collaborative skills
  • History of working successfully in a team environment
  • High degree of proficiency related to PC and Software or systems

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.  
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Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
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