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Property Risk Engineer (Consultant or Senior Consultant)


Zurich’s Property Risk Engineering team in the Midwest is seeking a Property Risk Engineering consultant with highly protected risk (HPR) experience. This role will include field and/or account engineering responsibilities, depending on level of experience and workload. This is a work from home/remote role preferably located in Midwest Region, located in one of the following states Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, or Southern Wisconsin. Travel expected up to 30%. 


Our Risk Engineering Consultant is responsible for:  


  • Performing property/natural hazard risk assessments and risk improvement services 
  • Performing plan reviews and supporting change management   
  • Management of account risk portfolio and providing account level risk engineering to meet underwriting requirements and/or customer requirements where unattached from risk transfer
  • 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 
  • 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 
  • Assist in marketing Zurich risk transfer insurance products in conjunction with underwriting professionals and agents across company business segments 
  • Assist in marketing of Zurich Resilience Solutions risk engineering services 


Final candidates will be subject to a Motor Vehicle Record background check as this position includes a company car. 


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:


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3 or more years of experience within the Risk Engineering area 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience within the Risk Engineering area 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 
  • Experience working in a team environment 




Senior Risk Engineering Consultant:


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience within the Risk Engineering area  
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience within the 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 
  • Large account HPR property experience 
  • Account Executive & Loss Control/Risk Engineering experience within the insurance industry
  • Automotive manufacturing industry experience/knowledge 
  • 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 (


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 - Illinois Virtual Office, AM - Chicago, AM - Wisconsin Virtual Office, AM - Indiana Virtual Office, AM - Iowa Virtual Office, AM - Milwaukee
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No
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