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Sr Property Risk Engineer (Account Engineer)



Zurich Resilience Solutions is seeking an Account Engineer with large property highly protected risk (HPR) experience to join the Property Mid-Atlantic Team. This role may include both field and account engineering responsibilities. This is a work from home role, ideally positioned within the Philadelphia, Connecticut, or New Jersey areas. Will also consider  Maryland, Virginia, Rhode Island, or New York. This role will have expected travel at 20%.


Our Account Engineers are 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 4-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. 



The role will be filled at the Risk Engineering Consultant or Senior Risk Engineering Consultant 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.


Basic Qualifications: 


Risk Engineering Consultant (5T)

• Bachelors Degree and 3 or more years of experience within the Risk Engineering area


• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience within the Risk Engineering area


• Experience with Microsoft Office

• Experience working in a team environment




Senior Risk Engineering Consultant (6/T)
• Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience within the Risk Engineering area 
• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience within the Risk Engineering area 

• Experience with Microsoft Office

• Experience working in a team environment 


Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Fire Science, or related degree

• HPR Property experience

• Account Executive & Loss Control/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



A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Philadelphia, AM - New York, AM - Maryland Virtual Office, AM - New Jersey Virtual Office, AM - Virginia Virtual Office, AM - Connecticut Virtual Office, AM - Jersey City

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-AW1 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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