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Risk Analyst Co-op in Cincinnati, OH at Messer Construction Co.

Date Posted: 12/21/2018

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Job Description

Messer Construction Co. is an award-winning construction manager and general contractor that provides leadership for complex commercial building projects. An employee-owned company, Messer now stands as one of the nation’s leading health care and higher education builders. Messer’s footprint has grown to ten regional offices located across the Midwest and Southeast: Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina; Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton Ohio; Louisville and Lexington Kentucky; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Knoxville & Nashville, Tennessee. Messer employees live where they work, resulting in the company’s sustained commitment to building better communities.

Messer is seeking a Risk Analyst Co-op/Intern for our corporate office.


This person will assess existing and new subcontractors’ financial, operational, and safety risks through prequalification submissions. Assist in coordination of the prequalification process with project teams. Ensure subcontractor risk mitigation strategies comply with Messer’s policies and practices, reflect prequalification and negotiated requirements, and are timely and properly executed. Gain understanding of risks associated with the subcontracting process.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze/evaluate subcontractor qualification submissions to identify basic level risks.
  • Support to project teams on the prequalification process.
  • Gain understanding of risk management strategies.
  • Assist with improving overall analysis of contractors and evaluation of financial rating model.
  • Assist with building reports for Regional Leaders and Executives the current state of Messer’s portfolio of subcontractors.
  • Monitors subcontractor prequalification expirations and renewals. Processes requests for updated information in a timely fashion.
  • Gain understanding of insurance claims process and support Claims Manager as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • Possess an understanding of accounting principles and ability to understand financial statements
  • Working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Risk Management or Economics
  • Efficient software skills including PowerPoint, MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn construction processes and terminology


  • Possess all auditory, speaking and communicating capabilities
  • Physical requirements: sitting, standing, walking, bending, twisting, climbing, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 25lbs., seeing and reading

All Messer employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. Messer may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen.

We provide an excellent and comprehensive compensation package with unlimited opportunity for personal and professional growth. If you would like to join our team of employee-owners and are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, please visit our website at

Messer is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Messer is committed to a diverse workforce.


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