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Senior Construction Risk Engineering Consultant



Zurich is currently looking for a Senior Construction Risk Engineer to join the Construction Risk Engineering East Team. The ideal candidate will reside in or around the Philadelphia or New York City areas. This is a work from home role and includes a company car with expected overnight travel of 30%.


Our Senior Construction Risk Engineering Consultant is responsible for providing: 

  • Industry expert risk assessment services for customers and underwriting business partners, including conducting risk assessment/risk grading in the field while using Zurich technology/procedures to identify the quality of risks in accordance with agreed definitions.

  • High level construction consultative services to customers, including identifying exposures with significant loss potential, investigation of cause/effect of major losses and hazard/safety management programs.

  • Effectively consults with customers to improve their risk management, corporate safety programs and jobsite exposures/controls which can be measured for risk tolerance improvement.

  • Advanced level training for customers, strategic service planning to reduce construction exposures, service coordination, mentoring, marketing, and loss investigations. This position works closely with our Underwriting business partners and requires the ability to coordinate multiple new business submissions and quick turnaround work assignments using tablets.

  • Experience with developing project specific QA/QC plans and safety plans.

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

  • Participate in Sales Team meetings and presentations to brokers and customers while contributing to fee income sales through opportunity spotting and cross-selling.


Final candidates will also be subject to a Motor Vehicle record background check, because this position will include a company car.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering or Construction Field Operations area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering or Construction Field Operations area


  • Experience working in a team environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering, Safety Management, Risk Management, or Construction Management

  • Construction Corporate Safety, Project Management, and/or Superintendent experience- mid to senior level position.

  • Construction safety experience with an advanced level of knowledge of construction processes, safety, quality and associated risks and exposures

  • Requires a strong demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Professional certifications: CSP, ARM, CHST.

  • Strong leadership and management skills.



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. 


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 - New York Virtual Office, AM - Pennsylvania Virtual Office

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-AW1 

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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