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Zurich NA Senior Energy Risk Engineering Consultant in Virtual, New York

Senior Energy Risk Engineering Consultant


Zurich Resilience Services is seeking a highly motivated Risk Engineer or Chemical Industry Professional to join our national team of professional Risk Engineers. Our team provides risk management and loss prevention assessments of businesses in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical (OGP) sector for customers and business partners as part of the Energy Property insurance segment.

Approximately 30% travel servicing nationwide customers. This is a work from home role. Northeast or Midwest preferred. Will consider other locations.

Personnel will perform both field engineering and account engineering services.

Our Risk Engineering Key Accountabilities include:

  • Assess the quality of complex risks based on Property Damage, Business Interruption, and Natural Hazard exposures, per the appropriate standard(s), to assist Underwriters in Risk Selection.

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

  • Support external customers by identifying and reducing the risks that they face individually, and on an overall account basis.

  • Develop estimated loss scenarios with respect to property and business interruption.

  • Desktop risk assessments based on 3rd party market reports for prospect and existing accounts, validating findings for underwriting.

  • Attend Risk Engineering Surveys carried out by Brokers’, competitors, or independent Engineers where possible and validating findings for underwriting.

  • Lead risk engineering surveys of OGP facilities, providing a risk assessment for underwriting and/or market risk engineering report for the customer and other 3rd parties.

  • Compile information for account to produce an overall assessment for business partners.

  • Produce work that complies with Company standards, in terms of technical quality of policies and procedures.

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

  • Anticipate, recognize, and respond to the needs of customers by providing expert solutions and training, and contribute to Business Operation Profit through opportunity spotting and cross selling.

  • Share technical expertise with colleagues, business partners, and customers through training delivery or participation in a Center of Expertise for industry segment.

  • Represent the region in the respective global technical center team and contribute to the development of global technical standards and training offerings in own area of expertise.

  • Involvement in technical Risk Engineering committees.

  • Maintain a Valid Driver's License

This role will be filled at either the Senior Risk Engineering Consultant and Principal Engineer level. Final decision will be based on the hiring manager.

Senior Risk Engineering Consultant Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience within the Chemical Industry or Risk Engineering area OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience within the Chemical Industry or Risk Engineering area

Principal Engineer Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering areaOR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the Risk Engineering area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Practical experience within the chemical, oil, gas, petrochemical, or refining industry

  • Chemical Engineering Degree

  • Professional designation, industry certification, or advanced degree

  • Knowledge of Process Safety Management programs

  • Knowledge of process operations and able to understand various technologies

  • Familiarity of industry codes and standards such as API, NFPA, ISO, ASME, OSHA

  • Ability to utilize software such as Office 365 programs, loss modeling tools; web-based platforms

  • Strong time management skills and workload management skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and consultative 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 a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any 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 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 - New York Virtual Office, AM - Illinois Virtual Office

Remote Working: Yes

Schedule: Full Time

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