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Account Engineer, Property

Company: Woodruff-Sawyer & Co., Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Who We Are:
Woodruff Sawyer has been an industry leader for over 100 years. As a top insurance brokerage, our clients range from small start-ups to some of the most innovative companies in the world. Here, your unique expertise and perspective helps move companies ahead and your career forward.
We believe in supporting the whole lives and careers of our employees. That's why, through excellent benefits and opportunities, and a genuinely inclusive and collaborative environment, we create the space for you and your career to flourish.
As an employee-owned company, we build toward the next decade, not just the next quarter. Our independence means you answer to great ideas and client success, not short-term profits, while our ESOP program allows you to build long-term wealth and ownership in the company. At Woodruff Sawyer, you own your future.

Job Summary:
As an Account Engineer, Property you'll act as an advocate on behalf of our clients, while developing relationships with carrier engineers.

What You'll Do:
* Be a strong advocate for the client to aid them in identifying, prioritizing and reducing risks
* Drive Woodruff Sawyer's Vision of being the industry's most sought-after talent and trusted experts on managing risk. We focus on client risk, so they can focus on their future
* Advise clients on fire, machinery breakdown, and natural hazard exposures
* Negotiate with carrier engineers on risk improvement plans, recommendations, and alternatives
* Perform physical site surveys, collecting the necessary information to assemble marketing and COPE reports
* Estimate and determine adequacy of reported values using tools such as Marshall & Swift
* Advise account service teams on natural hazard exposures and limits

This job is for you if...

  • You have the ability to develop relationships and credibility quickly
  • You can tactfully interact with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced, customer-centric environment, demonstrating reliability and persistency
  • You effectively communicate with clients, colleagues, and carriers
  • You have technical expertise on property loss control standards and concepts
  • You adapt to fast changing environments and shift focus as priorities change
  • You're a positive role model, fostering collaboration within the organization
  • You have a focus on growth, education, and personal / professional development

    Experience & Qualifications:

    • 3+ years property insurance risk engineering experience/ property loss control experience
    • Understanding of FM Global, NFPA, or other HPR standards and concepts
    • Ability to travel to California and Oregon about 15-30% of the time, and occasionally elsewhere in the U.S.A, and infrequently overseas.
    • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • College degree preferred, high school diploma or equivalent required

      Don't meet every single preferred qualification? Studies have shown that underrepresented populations are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet all qualifications. At Woodruff Sawyer we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

      More About Us:
      Compensation: Anticipated salary between $72,409.00 - $120,000.00. Salary offered will be dependent upon geography, experience, and expertise of the candidate.
      This position is eligible to participate in an incentive program to earn additional compensation with a target equivalent to 8% of salary annually, based on individual and Company performance.
      Our benefits include:

      • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
      • 401k Retirement Plan with company match
      • Ownership in the company through our ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program) and profit sharing
      • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick days
      • Life Insurance, Short-term, and Long-Term Disability benefits
      • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
      • Wellness programs and workplace flexibility benefits
      • Professional development and reimbursement programs
      • Added perks like discounted event tickets, pet insurance, financial coaching, identity theft protection, milk stork, etc.

        Compensation and Benefits are what Woodruff Sawyer in good faith believes are accurate for this role at the time of this posting.
        Woodruff Sawyer is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
        Our Equal Employment Policy incorporates our commitment to maintain an environment free of discrimination and to comply with all federal, state and local laws providing equal employment opportunities.
        We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Keywords: Woodruff-Sawyer & Co., Inc., San Francisco , Account Engineer, Property, Engineering , San Francisco, California

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