Wohlsen Construction Company

  • Director of Risk Management

    Job Locations US-PA-Lancaster
    Posted Date 4 months ago(5/31/2019 11:59 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    About Us

    Wohlsen Construction is an award-winning Mid-Atlantic construction company. With over 129 years of experience under our hard hat, we partner with owners and design professionals to build high-quality, functional projects. Our customized services run the gamut, from preconstruction and construction project management, to design/build construction and post-construction services. Our core markets include senior living, healthcare and higher education, but our experience spans far beyond that into many other industries.

    Wohlsen recruits the best and the brightest talent in the industry.

    If you are looking to make an influence and collaborate on challenging, award-winning projects, consider a construction career with us.

    We offer competitive wages and benefits. We're committed to employee training, safety, team work and diversity. We believe that a diversified workforce will help Wohlsen grow for the next 100 years, which is why we embrace employees from different life and business backgrounds.

    About Your Opportunity

    Primary expectations are to provide leadership, management, and service for contract (contracts, subcontracts, purchase orders) and property & casualty insurance administration. This includes leading and managing the contract & insurance team and resources, planning for and proactively advising management on risk management issues, monitoring compliance with related Company policies & procedures, and strategic planning for opportunities to improve risk management.


    • Provides contractual, insurance, and risk management analytical support for work acquisition prequalification, bid, & proposal package submissions
    • Provides analysis and preparation of client contract documents, and related risk management guidance
    • Participates in negotiation of client contracts either directly or by providing support to Company designated representatives.
    • Provides leadership for developing, maintaining, and compliance with Company standard contractual documents, including subcontracts, purchase orders, subcontract bonds, preferred client contracts.
    • Leads determination of risk assessment, including transfer and retention, and appropriate insurance coverages.
    • Administers property & casualty insurance program, including timely & accurate renewal processes, policy & coverage assessment and documentation, and project specific requirements
    • Provides analytical, reporting, and management support for legal and insurance claims
    • Monitors compliance with, and recommends and implements improvements to Company policies & procedures related to contractual documents, property & casualty insurance, and claims management
    • Leads and manages contract & insurance administrative staff
    • Manages and/or provides support for other risk management related matters such as contractual governmental/legal regulations and licensing, cyber risk, disaster recovery.
    • Frequently interacts with Company leadership and project teams, attorneys, insurance professionals, clients, and vendors

    Other Functions:

    • Provides support for subcontract administration, including joint check agreements, stored materials, special terms & conditions
    • Provides guidance & administrative support to Company record retention & archiving
    • Provides training and communication on existing, new and/or revised Company policies and procedures, and risk management topics.In addition to the functions listed above, the employee is expected to: strive to exhibit and apply Wohlsen’s Attributes, exercise honesty, integrity and respect with all clients and co-workers, maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, demonstrate a positive attitude, communicate effectively with co-workers and clients, work with accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail, maintain good attendance by working when and where directed, work safely in compliance with all safety policies, respect the work environment and keep it as neat and clean as possible, and exercise initiative to learn new skills and tasks and to help co-workers when possible.




    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Master or JD degree highly preferable
    • Minimum seven years of construction contract administration experience
    • Minimum five years of construction property & casualty and surety experience
    • Must have a high degree of integrity, reliability, sense of urgency, decisiveness, and professionalism
    • Must be collaborative, innovative, analytical and have a strong commitment to excellence, continued learning and developing talent
    • Must be team oriented and able to fulfill and adapt to requests of our internal and external clients
    • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills in order to professionally communicate and negotiate
    • Must have strong work ethic and commitment to meeting deadlines
    • Must have strong leadership, management, and problem-solving skills
    • A valid driver’s license


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