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Zurich NA Senior Construction Risk Engineering Consultant in Lansing, Michigan

Senior Construction Risk Engineering Consultant


Zurich is currently looking for a Senior Construction Risk Engineer for the Casualty Lines of Business in our Midwest region. This is a work from home role in Michigan. Ideal locations include Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Lansing, or Detroit. The position includes a company car, with expected overnight travel of 20% to 40% of your time depending on business needs.

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

  • 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: Workers Compensation, General Liability and Auto Liability.

  • Delivering high quality construction consultative services for customers, including identifying exposures and program risk control gaps to form the basis of risk mitigation recommendations, investigation of cause/effect of major losses for hazard/safety management programs.

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

  • Marketing and selling a wide range of fee services to customers that support their risk mitigation efforts.

  • Producing advanced level presentations and delivering risk management training for customers and internal business partners.

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

  • Assisting customers with developing corporate and project specific QA/QC plans, safety plans, investigating construction defects when applicable, building envelope reviews and moisture mitigation identification.

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 Construction Risk Engineering, Safety/ Risk Management, Construction Field Operations, Engineering or relatable field.OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Construction Risk Engineering, Safety/ Risk Management, Construction Field Operations, Engineering or relatable field.OR

  • Zurich Certified Apprentice, including an Associates degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Construction Risk Engineering, Safety/ Risk Management, Construction Field Operations, Engineering, or relatable field.AND

  • Experience working in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have a high level of computer literacy and be proficient in Microsoft Office and IOS platforms.

  • Proficiency in technical writing to create customer and internal business partner work products.

  • Be experienced working in both independent and team environments.

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

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

  • Professional certifications: CHST, ASP, CSP, CRIS, ARM

  • 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 ( 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 - Grand Rapids, AM - Michigan Virtual Office, AM - Detroit

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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