Structural Engineer

Job Location : Location
US-FL-Tampa

Our Company

About Us:

American Integrity Insurance, the premier writer of Florida homeowners insurance, has more than 290,000 customers and is exclusively represented by more than 1,000 independent agents who specialize in this complex and ever-evolving market. We offer sound and comprehensive home, condo, rental property and manufactured home insurance to families throughout the Sunshine State. Comprised of over 240 insurance professionals, most of whom work in our Tampa-area headquarters, we have been recognized as a Top Place to Work in Tampa by the Tampa Bay Times and a Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance magazine for the past eight years.

 

A Day in the Life:

Who Says Insurance Can’t Be Fun? From company picnics to charity events, no one can ever say American Integrity Insurance doesn’t understand the importance of having fun, helping others and giving back. Our company culture is priceless, and we hold true to our six core values: integrity, commitment, teamwork, humility, passion and fun. As a team working to provide home insurance solutions to our policyholders, together we aim to achieve greater heights each day and celebrate each other's accomplishments along the way. It is our mission to continue providing reliable, customer-centric homeowners insurance to Florida residents and paying claims in a timely manner when our customers suffer a loss – and to do so with Integrity.

 

Learn more about American Integrity Insurance and our job opportunities at www.aiiflorida.com 

This Job

Title: Structural Engineer

 

You'll Report To: Vice President of Claims 

 

The Engineer will utilize an advanced understanding and knowledge of engineering principles and methods while investigating, inspecting and interpreting evidence of property damage for residential buildings, determining origin, cause, and duration. He/she will prepare clear and concise reports and will provide deposition, mediation, and/or trial testimony as needed.

What You’ll Do

  • Surveys losses to determine and verify the cause, origin, and extent of the property damage.
  • Able to identify duration of water damage.
  • Communicate repair techniques and methods to staff and outside contractors (i.e. plumbing reroute). Utilize engineering knowledge to make recommendations on repairs or method of repair.
  • Conducts inclusive investigations on cause of loss and procures proper documentation.
  • Collaborates with other investigators and/or claims adjuster to produce detailed reports outlining the cause and origin of losses.
  • Serves as an expert witness in depositions, mediations, and/or trial.
  • Communicates with customers, agents, and other partners verbally and in writing in a professional manner.
  • Maintains appropriate documentation on all claim files and processes investigations in a timely manner.
  • Reviews and processes correspondence and take appropriate action as needed.
  • Meets company service standards and effectively uses the diary system to remain current.
  • Manages special projects, as assigned, within the established time and quality guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need to be a Top Candidate

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited university, required. 

 

Experience: Five (5) to seven (7) years of structural engineering experience required; forensic experience preferred. 


Licensure: Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), required. HAAG, ICC (International Code Council) and TIC (Threshold Inspectors Certification) preferred. 


Skills:

  • Strong understanding of structural and forensic engineering principals. 
  • Understanding of building codes. 
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to problem solve. 
  • Ability to clearly communicate engineering principals, verbally and in writing, to a variety of technical / professional / consumer clients. 
  • Microsoft Windows and Office Suite. 
  • Familiarity with industry claims systems and property estimating systems, Xactimate preferred.

Your Environment

Working Conditions: This is a 100% remote position except for physical attendance in office for various meetings and company functions deemed mandatory or voluntary by management or senior leadership. Must be able to drive for time periods needed to access loss locations which may require several hours continuously operating a motor vehicle. The person in this position needs to be able to lift and move up to 50lbs and climb a ladder to heights of 12 to 15 feet. She/he must be able to perform all clerical and administrative functions needed to complete their duties remotely.  


Travel: Field travel as required.


ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be the principal and essential functions of this job.  Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of job duties. 


American Integrity Insurance Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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