Construction Risk Engineer/Loss Control Engineer

  • Up to GBP65000 per annum + car allowance, pension, bonus, benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Taylor Root
  • 08 May 18 2018-05-08

My client, one of the largest insurance companies is looking for a Loss Control Engineer/Construction Risk Engineer to join their team based in London office.

My client, one of the largest insurance companies is looking for a Loss Control Engineer/Construction Risk Engineer to join their team based in London office.


  • London based construction risk engineer undertaking, organising and leading site survey visits,
  • desktop reviews and technical reviews from an insurance and loss prevention perspective.
  • Loss control engineering activities will be primarily construction risk focused, although the candidate shall be flexible in industry experience and knowledge to support property and casualty risk engineers and consultants
  • Account management; identification of appropriate site survey programme, tracking of
  • recommendations and monitoring of major project progress.
  • Participating on, often with other insurers, and leading site survey visits and generation of Generali loss control engineering report based on underwriter's requirements (full, summary or COPE) in a timely manner.
  • Provide credible Maximum Probable Loss estimates based on internal guidelines and engineering experience.
  • Providing technical (engineering) assistance to underwriters and insured
  • Attending loss events followed by preparing summary loss report
  • Contribute to the development and review process of Generali construction loss control engineering guidelines
  • Attending and presenting internal and external seminars on construction risk (CIREG)


  • Experience in and be able to travel frequently within the UK and abroad, both within Europe and multi-nationally, to undertake survey visits, and insured and internal meetings. This may be on short notice on occasion, with trips extending to two weeks.
  • The candidate will preferably a Master's Degree in engineering (civil or structural) however candidates with bachelor degrees and extensive industry and/or insurance experience will also be considered.
  • The candidate will be a member of industry relevant institutions and have a demonstrable record of CPD.
  • Knowledge of recent and forthcoming legislation changes/developments.
  • The candidate would have completed or be working towards the completion of NEBOSH Diploma, preferably relating to construction risks. Consideration will be given to candidates with NEBOSH
  • National/International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, with knowledge of an additional language being advantageous (Spanish or French).
  • Must have proven experience in large construction projects, including infrastructure such as roads, tunnels and bridges. Experience should include site level risk management responsibilities.
  • Insurance risk engineering experience (CAR/EAR) would additionally be advantageous.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of internationally recognised standards in regards to construction, and related fixed and exposure protection equipment/construction methods.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills, in addition to a comprehensive knowledge of Word,
  • Excel and PowerPoint are essential.
  • Confident working individually, whilst being a proactive team member in an engineering and
  • underwriting environment.
  • Excellent communication and commercial awareness skills during meeting and through written correspondence.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated, pro-active, diplomatic and able to deal with people at all levels.

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