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Zurich NA Senior Construction Risk Engineering Consultant in Concord, California

Senior Construction Risk Engineering Consultant


Zurich is currently looking for a Senior Construction Risk Engineer for the Casualty Lines of Business. This is a work from home virtual role with a periodic office presence, to reside within the Greater Northern California region. The position includes a company car with expected overnight travel of 25%-30%.

As a Senior Construction Risk Engineering Consultant, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing industry expert risk assessment services for customers and underwriting business partners.

  • 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: Casualty, General Liability and Environmental.

  • Providing technical support to customers, underwriters, and the claims department by identifying improvement strategies, preparing external reporting to the marketplace, preparing internal reports which form the basis of underwriting, claims and other insurance decisions to identify and manage risk.

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

  • Selling services with excellent interpersonal, communication and consulting skills.

  • High level public speaking, presentations, marketing and selling a wide range of fee services.

  • Providing advanced level risk management training for customers, strategic service planning to reduce construction exposures, service coordination, mentoring, marketing, and loss investigations.

  • Developing project specific QA/QC plans, safety plans, investigating construction defect, building envelope reviews, and moisture mitigation.

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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering Area OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering AreaOR

  • Zurich Certified Apprentice, including an Associates degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering Area AND

  • Experience working in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

  • Advanced level knowledge of construction safety, operations, quality management and associated construction risks and exposures.

  • Professional certifications: CSP, ARM, CHST

  • 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.

Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles.For additional information about our Total Rewards, clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/benefits) . Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. In California, the starting salary range for the position is: $114,200.00 - $178,300.00.

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

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 - California Virtual Office, AM - San Francisco, AM - Sacramento, AM - San Jose, AM - Concord, AM - Davis

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

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