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Senior Property Risk Account Engineer


Zurich’s property risk engineering team in the Midwest is seeking a property risk account engineer with highly protected risk (HPR) experience. This role will primarily include account engineering responsibilities with potential for periodic field work depending on specialized industry experience. This is a work from home/remote role located in Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, or Michigan. 


This role includes a company car with expected overnight travel varying up to 25% to support account activities/meetings. 


Job responsibilities:  


  • Assess the quality of complex risks as described in the appropriate standard(s) and related competency level and assess loss potentials in accordance with agreed definitions.

  • Support external customers by identifying, and reducing the risks that they face individually, and on an overall account basis.

  • Provide appropriate risk improvement advice, conduct loss investigations (including both trend and root cause analysis), and implement risk improvement programs.

  • Share technical expertise with colleagues, business partners and customers through training delivery or participation in a Centre of Expertise or industry segment.

  • Produce work that complies with Company standards, in terms of technical quality of policies and procedures.

  • Anticipate, recognize and respond to the needs of customers by providing expert solutions and training to key customer(s),

  • Contribute to Business Operation Profit through opportunity spotting and cross selling.

  • Develop and maintain positive customer and business partner relationships and collaborate with both customers and Business partners to develop appropriate service plans.

  • Resolve technical issues, problems and projects in reference to policies and procedures within a specific function or unit.


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


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 or more years of experience in the property Risk Engineering area, including in an account engineer role
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the property Risk Engineering area, including in an account engineer role
  • Zurich Certified Apprentice, including an Associate’s degree and 6 or more years of experience in the property Risk Engineering area, including in an account engineer role
  • Experience working in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Advanced knowledge of exposures controls
  • Advanced knowledge within industry segment
  • Knowledge and experience in primary Steel and/or Aluminum industries
  • Certification in area of specialty; Risk Engineering 

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (


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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 150 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 


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Location(s): AM - Ohio Virtual Office, AM - Pennsylvania Virtual Office, AM - Michigan Virtual Office
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No
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