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Zurich NA Property Account Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Property Account Engineer


Zurich’s Risk Engineering Property East Team is seeking an Account Engineer with large property highly protected risk (HPR) experience. This role may include both field and account engineering responsibilities. This is a work from home role, positioned within Massachusetts, Virginia, or Pennsylvania. This role has expected travel at 20%.

Our Risk Engineering Consultant/Account Engineer 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 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.

Who we are

Our Risk Engineering teams are technical experts who make it their job to know the customer, their business, and the potential risks they may face. By working alongside our customers on their risk management journey, our experts provide them with insights about their business, and help to identify ways to reduce business risk.

What we do

We reduce risk and increase insight through our customer-centric approach, delivered by expert risk engineers/specialists that work alongside our customers’ business and engage with them through every step of the risk management process.

How we do it

Our unique approach to the risk assessment process ensures that, no matter where the customer is in the world and the type of risk, we are able to deliver the same consistent level of service they need. And the key to ensuring that every customer receives that same exemplary level of service is the Zurich Risk Engineering Fundamentals.

Our customer commitment

Our risk engineers have more face-to-face time with customers than any other part of the Group. Everything that we do is built around our customers, and focused on helping them understand and protect their businesses from risk.

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

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


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


• Experience with Microsoft Office

• Experience working in a team environment


Senior Risk Engineering Consultant

• Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience within the Property Risk Engineering area


• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience within the Property 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

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).

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 clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) 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 - Massachusetts Virt. Office, AM - Pennsylvania Virtual Office, AM - Virginia Virtual Office

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

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