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Sr. Account Engineer Power Generation

Job Level:  Professional

Remote, ON, CA, M5H3P5

Due Date:  as soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Risk Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  5876

Role Purpose

Responsible for providing loss control expertise, support and assistance to AGCS underwriters and  customers.  Assist Allianz underwriting in risk selection and retention. Provide ongoing co-ordination and monitoring of the loss control activity / servicing of assigned accounts.  Perform occasional loss control survey work and/or monitor work of third parties, necessary for risk quality oversight and annual review of assigned accounts.                     


Key Responsibilities

Risk Assessments

Perform desk top risk analyses of various power generation technologies using ARC proprietary risk analysis and reporting tool, GREAT.   Understand machinery and property loss exposures during commercial operation, along with construction and testing phases of power plant development.  Have a strong understanding of business interruption loss exposures due to property and/or MB perils.


Account Handling 

Handle assigned accounts from an entrepreneurial perspective.  Work collaboratively with Underwriters in a fast paced environment, meeting tight deadlines.  Perform occasional field surveys as necessary, develop and distribute internal and external loss control reports and recommendations; review/ analyze third party reports and recommendations for incorporation in Annual Account Summaries as needed; develop professional written  correspondence as necessary. Meet reporting deadlines in accordance with departmental performance objectives.



Develop and maintain excellent professional working relationships with AGCS underwriters and Claims personnel, co-workers, clients, and brokers.  Work in close cooperation/collaboration with ARC - US and Canada based engineers along with all engineers of the ARC Global Network. 


Technology/Knowledge Sharing

Stay current with technical developments in Power through attendance at relevant industry seminars/conferences, collaboration with peers and Allianz expert groups, and self-study.  Contribute to the growth and improvement of technical strengths of local and global peers through the development of technical articles, white papers, etc. along with close affiliation with Allianz Risk Consulting global expert teams.



Assist AGCS UW and ARC peers and global network with respect to ongoing or specific projects. Support technical training presentations for internal and external clients as required / appropriate.  Be a primary resource in the development and training and mentoring of new peers in North America.


Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering; Master’s Degree preferred
  • Previous Account Coordination experience with collaborative working relationship with underwriters and brokers and client management personnel.  Highly organized and self-directed, able to communicate/negotiate with broker engineers.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to understand design concepts in the power generation industry sufficient to perform an insurance risk assessment for Property perils (fire/explosion/NatCat), Machinery Breakdown and Business Interruption.  Practical, "hands on" risk assessment experience through on-site surveys.
  • Commitment to maintaining knowledge of developments and new technologies n the field.
  • Able to work technical loss control topics.

Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience and includes a comprehensive best in class benefits package.  Any salary or benefits information provided by third party resources such as external job posting websites etc., cannot be deemed reliable.


Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.


We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.

Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.


Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.


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