Upstream Risk Engineer

London (United Kingdom)
£55 - £95,000 PA+ bens
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Upstream Risk Engineer                   

Insurance Services


£55 - £95,000PA+ bens  

Our client is a prestigious, global player in the international Insurance market. The company’s interests and expertise covers a range of challenging, high hazard sectors including shipping, aviation, power, construction, energy and mass transport and refining /petrochemicals. The organisation’s services extend from underwriting technical support to incident analysis, claims assistance, reinsurance advice, risk assessment and mitigation and so on. The business boasts several International offices. The immediate focus is on recruiting an additional experienced engineer with a successful upstream operational /production pedigree into its energy group. 

Likely to be a chemical or mechanical engineer and probably chartered, the job holder will undertake a full range of duties including undertaking physical /condition/ integrity surveys, the review of operational and maintenance practice and procedures, assessing client Insurance specifications and requirements, investigate claims and losses, perform desk top risk assessments and produce clear, lucid reports for underwriters, clients and advisors.

Essential Candidate Requirements:

*Degree in an engineering discipline (most favourably  Chemical Engineering ) *Chartered engineer (MIMechE/MIChemE)*Has worked for a major oil company *Strong knowledge and experience of hydrocarbon processing ( essential)*Experience in production or processing of oil and gas in an operational, technical support or  maintenance role *Offshore/upstream experience (70% of role)* The ability to communicate effectively/persuasively and write coherent reports.*Familiarity with upstream oil and gas technology *Comfortable with 80 days International travel a year

Desirable requirements:

*Understanding and experience of risk engineering in Insurance – what adds value? *Preferably some Insurance Industry knowledge and experience * ideally some onshore/downstream knowledge (30% of role) – less essential, but desirable

Our client is looking for engineers with a strong and substantial career to date in hydrocarbons operations and production and is not looking for engineers with a design or projects background at this stage

Interested and suitable qualified candidates should forward a CV and a brief covering letter to:

Mark Stracey at Mark Stracey Recruitment; e mail 

Alternatively, call 01303 812433 for an initial confidential conversation.

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