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Senior Construction Risk Engineering Consultant

Company: Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Zurich is currently looking for a Senior Construction Risk Engineer for the Builders Risk/Construction Property Line of Business in our Midwest region. This is a work from home role based in Kansas City, KS; ideal locations might also include Omaha, Minneapolis or Iowa, with the candidate ideally located near a major airport. The position includes a company car, with expected overnight travel of 25% to 40% of your time depending on business needs. -- 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. Adapting Zurich's Innovative Solutions to the Construction Industry with the objective of minimizing impacts to customer losses, and overall improvement of Sustainability & Business Resiliency at the Corporate Level.
  • Leveraging Zurich's risk engineering tools and services to improve customer risk and general account management of customers who purchase Zurich Construction Insurance products such as: Builders Risk and Construction Property.
  • Delivering high-quality risk consulting services that include remote and onsite customer and prospective risk assessments of construction company operations and projects. Risk Engineers must be able to identify construction exposures and program risk control gaps to form the basis of risk mitigation recommendations.
  • Producing independently written, technical market facing reports that analyze project and operational risk. Prospect analyses are utilized by business partners to form the basis of underwriting, claims and other insurance decisions to identify and manage risk.
  • Developing and maintaining positive business partner, broker and customer relationships
  • Marketing and selling a wide range of fee services to customers that support their risk mitigation efforts.
  • Developing and delivering advanced level presentations and risk management training for customers and internal business partners.
  • Assisting customers with developing corporate and project specific QA/QC plans, water intrusion prevention/mitigation plans, crane management programs, conducting building envelope reviews and reviewing hurricane emergency action plans. -- This position will have a unique emphasis on business development and selling of RE Services (estimated at 50% to 70%) including unbundled and unattached.-- Final candidates will also be subject to a Motor Vehicle record background check because this position will include a company car. -- Required Qualifications: --
    • Bachelor's 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: --
      • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Construction Management, Building Technology, or equivalent
      • Advanced level of computer literacy and be proficient in Microsoft Office and IOS platforms.
      • Proficiency in independent (not computer aided) technical writing to create customer and internal business partner work products.
      • Excellent interpersonal, communication and consulting skills with the ability to communicate and consult at both the corporate and project site levels effectively and professionally.
      • Construction field experience: Project Management, and/or Superintendent - mid to senior level position.
      • Advanced level experience in the management/oversight of complex construction projects, industry trends and emerging risks specific to the energy-sector, mass timber, tunneling/hydro, data centers, and crane risk analysis. Civil works projects experience (bridge construction, highway, rail) also highly desirable.
      • Advanced level experience with analyzing geotechnical risk, various natural catastrophe exposures, project schedules including delay and impact analysis, supply chain impacts, and identifying and calculating estimated maximum loss scenarios is preferred for the role.
      • Knowledge of Construction Specialty insurance products: Construction Property, Builders Risk
      • Intermediate knowledge of exposures, controls and best practice risk improvement methodologies; awareness of Construction Workforce and Economic issues
      • Comfortable utilizing current technology; familiar with building information modeling, and standard computer software programs and communication applications
      • Excellent interpersonal, communication and consulting skills; possesses strong leadership and management skills.
      • Professional certifications: PE, LEED AP, ARM, PMP, CRIS, ENV SP
      • Leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities, organizations and/or community, public service, or similar activities.
      • Willingness to embrace the Zurich Basics, including our values of integrity, Sustainability, Customer Centricity, Excellence and Teamwork.
        As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (). -- A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at 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 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---- 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 - Kansas Virtual Office, AM - Omaha, AM - Iowa Virtual Office, AM - Minneapolis
        Remote Working: Yes
        Schedule: Full Time
        Employment Sponsorship Offered:--No ----

        Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-KJ1 #LI-REMOTE------

Keywords: Zurich Insurance Company Ltd., Manhattan , Senior Construction Risk Engineering Consultant, Professions , Manhattan, Kansas

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